Szeged Aviation Days & Air Parade 2019 – Photo Report

The 2019 edition of the Szeged Aviation Days & Air Parade took place on September 13, 14 and 15, 2019. We were present at the event only on the 14th, which was the day when most flights took place. They started in the morning at 09:00 and continued throughout the day until dusk. During this […]

Pioneer Team – The Team That Loves to Fly at Air Shows

The first and only meeting, so far, that I had with the Italian aerobatic Pioneer Team took place at Szeged Aviation Days & Air Parade 2016. They participated as guests at the first edition of the air show organized at the Szeged airport since then. The Pioneer Team was founded in 2005 in the Province […]

Timisoara Airshow Romanian Air Force MiG-21 Lancer

Top 10 MiG-21 Lancer Videos On YouTube

The MiG-21 Lancer is at the moment the main jet fighter of the Romanian Air Force. In the years to come it will be replaced by the Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon. 17 of this aircraft type have already been purchased by Romania from Portugal. But until its retirement the MiG-21 Lancer will continue to […]

IAR 80

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

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 […]

Yak-23DC – A&A Models 1:48 Scale In Box Review

Yak-23DC – short history The Yak-23 was exported to Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Poland and Romania. After 1950, Romania remained the only operator of the Yak-23 military jet. It was not until 1960 that this jet was retired from service by the Air Force of the Socialist Republic of Romania. Our country owned a total number […]

Antonov An-30

Antonov An-30 – Romanian Air Force

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 […]

SPAD S.XIII Revell 1:28

SPAD S.XIII – Revell 1:28 Scale Model In Box Review

SPAD XIII – short history The SPAD S.XIII aircraft was developed by the French manufacturer SPAD – Societe Pour L’Aviation et ses Derives, in 1917. It was equipped with a Hispano-Suiza 8Ba, Bb or Bd V type 8 cylinder water-cooled engine. It ensured a speed of 211 km / h , a service ceiling of […]

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 […]