IAR 80 Will Fly Again. The Sky Legend Association’s Project

IAR 80

In November 1936, the Romanian Aeronautical Industry – IAR proposed to the Ministry of Air and Navy the project of a completely metallic, low-wing, monoplane fighter. It was the “birth” act of what would become to be known as the IAR 80 fighter. Two and a half years later, on April 4th, 1939, the maiden […]

Antonov An-30 – Romanian Air Force

Antonov An-30

July, 2000. The Antonov An-30 is guided by the ground personnel towards the Timisoara International Airport parking area. It is still wearing the old green and grey camouflage. Meanwhile all the An-30 aircrafts of the Romanian Air Forces (RoAF) have been repainted all grey. The first of three Antonov An-30 arrived in Romania at the […]

What Airshows Can We Go to in 2020

For the coming airshows I bought the Nikon 200-500 mm f/5.6E ED VR telephoto zoom lens in November 2019. I was very curious to try it during the 2020 air show season. But things turned out to be completely different from what I expected or desired. I prepared myself a very nice and long list […]