Oregon International Air Show 2016: Breitling Jet Team

All the way from Dijon, France the Breitling Jet Team is the largest civilian aerobatic display team in Europe and they delivered the goods at the Oregon International Air Show at Hillsboro Airport near Portland, Oregon this year. The team flies seven (plus a spare) Czech designed and built Aero L-39 Albatros jets (formerly an Eastern Bloc… Read More Oregon International Air Show 2016: Breitling Jet Team

Combat Jets of the East German Air Force: 1970 to 1987 – The Modernization

The East German Air Force (Luftstreitkräfte der Nationalen Volksarmee – LSK) operated as a well trained and well equipped division of the National People’s Army (NPA or Nationalen Volksarmee – NVA) from 1956 through to their final year of operation in 1990 when Germany was reunified (October 1990). Given the significance of their front line position within… Read More Combat Jets of the East German Air Force: 1970 to 1987 – The Modernization