Remarks: F-16A-05-CF Netz of 140th The Golden Eagle Squadron from home base Nevatim on static display during CIAF 2004. This aircraft participated in attack againt Osirak nuclear plant in June 1981, is credited by one aerial kill against Syrian aircraft and was piloted among others by Ilan Ramon - first Israeli astronaut, who was killed on board during fatal catastrophe of Space Shuttle Columbia on February 1st 2003.
Remarks: Czech display pilot 1st/Lt Tomas Merta pull his Gripen during low pass after take-off over Pardubice airbase on Aviatic Fair 2008. Pilot is a member of 21. zTL (tactical air force base) named with honorary degree "Zvolenska" and Gripen is assigned to local 211. tl. (211th tactical squadron).
Remarks: Slovenian Armed Forces dispose of 24 aircraft of these are nine Pilatus PC-9M aircrafts. This type is used for advanced flying training and eventually for light attack purposes and based at Cerklje airbase. All Pilatus were delivered to Slovenia in 1999, this machine with ex Swiss registration HB-HQB. Note the opened airbrake under fuselage.
Remarks: Typhoon from 113. Escuadron (squadron) / ALA 11 (wing) going up to his solo display on Kecskemet airshow 2008. This new multirole fighters based in Spain at Sevilla - Moron de la Fontera airbase. Spain Air Force ordered 87 Eurofighter, in late 2008 have been delivered other 35 of EF2000 from 2nd batch (Tranche 2) for other two squadrons (111th and 112th) from ALA 11.
Remarks: On CIAF 2004 arrived first time and last time Israel AF Falcons with supporting Hercules. Both Netzs (Israely named Hawk) flown from Nevatim AFB, this double-seat was assigned to 116th squadron "Defenders of the South Squadron". Attacking hawk painted on the tail is the enlargement of the squadron emblem - black hawk in red roundel, visible on the tail top.
Remarks: Ex Czechoslovakia and later Czech Air Force Mi-8 nr. 0910 was in 2005 used as helicopter and paratroopers trainer named "Jakub Koloseum". Cabine of the decommissioned helicopter is suspended under swing crane moved on rails thereby the helicopter can "fly" during training even 10 km per hour. This trainer improve for army, police and lifeguard training, low altitide airbone, rope down, rescue and transport on the rope under helicopter.
Remarks: Double-seat Fulcrum 5304 from 1. stihacia "tigri" letka (1st fighter "tiger" squadron) / 1. stihacie letecké kridlo (1st fighter wing) from homebase Sliac on Czech International Air Fest 2004 at Brno-Turany. In 2005 was aircraft modernized to NATO standard UBS version. Note the original russian star shown through the slovak insignia and tiger head on intake cowling.
Remarks: Capt. Michael "Mickey" Artiges - the Belgian display pilot push his Viper FA-131 with full afterburner in low pass over Kecskemet runway. Aircraft is assigned as display machine to 2nd wing dislocated at Florennes air base.
Remarks: Wonderful surprise for visitors on Open day of airbase Prerov 2005 and first presentation this new marking for public in Czech republic. Midnight Tiger 7353 is assigned to 231st lbvr. (attack helicopter squadron) and in this marking was first demonstrated during Tiger Meet in Turkey one month ago.
Remarks: UTI MiG-15 2501 was produced by Aero Vodochody. In October 1957 was send to air force, concrete to 1. slp (fighter air regiment) at Ceske Budejovice and later offered by 9. slp at Bechyne. Presently displayed however with broken rear canopy in Air Park Zruc.
Remarks: Su-7U 1014 is only one preserved Fitter in original silver painting from 60th years. This two-mach bomber served since 1967 by 28. sbolp (fighter-bomber air regiment) "Tesinsky" at Caslav. But very early already in 1970 was by loan to 1. lsp (air training regiment) in Prerov damaged during Iraqi pilots training and decommisioned. Thereat was never camouflaged in brown-green paintscheme and kept him on the nose the emblem of the 28. sbolp.
Remarks: Sokol 0709 from 242. vrl (helicopter squadron) / 24. zDL (transport air force base) based at Praha-Kbely. Only three W3As in the Czech Air Force are equipped with installation for carrying the Bambi Bucket for fire-fighting, concrete helicopters nr. 0709, 0711 and 0714. Sokols are in Czech republic used for missions chiefly by 233. vrl SAR, two helicopters with painted shark mouth on the nose used 242. vrl including this W3A.
Remarks: MiG-15 from 4th production batch of version bis in Vodochody factory (Aero S.103) was at the beginning on 1st June 1956 delivered to 8. slp (fighter air regiment) at Praha-Kbely. Then reportedly changed units at Sliac, Hradcany and Prerov. After modification to combat version bisSB equipped with four racks for pod armament served since 1970 until his decommission in 1982 with 30. sbolp (fighter-bomber air regiment) at Hradec Kralove. 3255 was one of last flying "15s" in Czechoslovakia Air Force.
Remarks: Double-seat Fulcrum 1303 of 1. stihacia "tigri" letka (1st fighter "tiger" squadron) / 1. stihacie letecké kridlo (1st fighter wing) from homebase Sliac taking-off with full afterburner very impressive against trees background at the end of Malacky-Kuchyna AFB open day. Since 1994 is marked in this tiger full-paint and in 2006 was modernized to UBS version.
Remarks: "Herky" CH-07 escorted by two Falcons FA-35 and FB-14 during low pass on Kleine Brogel spotters day 2008. Hercules is marked on the tail by indian head on the occasion of 60th years anniversary of 15th wing based at Brussel-Melsbroek. This C-130H is assigned to Tactical Transport Flight named "Blauwe Sioux / Sioux Blue" what symblize the emblem near doors on the nose.