NATO Days in Ostrava 2017 – Czech Air Force “Alien Tiger” Hind Gunship

The meanest looking Mil Mi-35/24V Hind assault helicopter gunship I have ever seen goes to this Czech Air Force example known as “Alien Tiger” at NATO Days in Ostrava 2017. As you can see, the weather last weekend in the Czech Republic was terrible! There was plenty of Hind action in the air too over… Read More NATO Days in Ostrava 2017 – Czech Air Force “Alien Tiger” Hind Gunship

Yugoslav Air Force Combat Aircraft: 1998 to 2006 – Kosovo and the End

From April 1992 the Yugoslav Air Force officially became the Air Force of Serbia and Montenegro (Ratno Vazduhoplovstvo Srbije i Crne Gore – RVSiCG) and was now the air force of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. The RVSiCG roundel changed from the old red star in a blue circle, to a 3 bar blue, red and white roundel that reflected the… Read More Yugoslav Air Force Combat Aircraft: 1998 to 2006 – Kosovo and the End

Yugoslav Air Force Combat Aircraft: 1991 – 1996 The Yugoslav Wars

In the decades following World War Two, the socialist state of Yugoslavia became a seemingly wonderful, vibrant place with diverse cultures and strong leadership under Josip Broz Tito. In reality as the decades rolled on, the nations republics experienced economic, political, nationalist and ideological problems that worsened in the 1980’s. The 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics highlighted the beauty… Read More Yugoslav Air Force Combat Aircraft: 1991 – 1996 The Yugoslav Wars