Aviation Bucket List – 10 Great Ideas For Your List

BUCKET LIST

Every AvGeek needs a bucket list of must do or see activities. To help you kick off or add to your bucket list here are 10 great ideas. Let the dreaming begin…… 10 AVIATION BUCKET LIST IDEAS 1/ A Tour of the F-35 My interest in the F-35 started with the announcement by the Australian Government that … Read more

Stealth – The F35 Should Be Glad It Has It

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Stealth provides the F-35 with the ability to enter a heavily defended territory undetected. It is so important to the military that they will accept compromises to performance to achieve stealth. If stealth were to be rendered redundant by new counter-stealth technology, would it deal a fatal blow to the F-35 Program? The purpose of this post is … Read more

Airplane Quiz – Identification by Sound

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Warbirds Take to the Skies at 2016 WOI Airshow

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Warbirds were showing off at Wings Over Illawarra this year. The fighters below cover 70+ years of history from WWII to the current fight against ISIL. SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE VH-HCT (above), is the last Spitfire delivered to the RAAF in 1945. It is a Mark VIII flown by the RAAF under registration A58-758. Built in 1944 … Read more

Military Trainer Aircraft – 7 of the Best

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The military trainer aircraft allows student pilots to learn their craft in a relatively safe environment before being let loose on the front line fighters and attack aircraft. There have always been trainers behind the scenes, anonymous and unheralded but critical to the success of any air force. “Do you know the current training aircraft … Read more

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