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This year’s RIAT

Let’s me start with the bad news and frustrations. This is the show aviation enthusiasts love to hate. That is off course the result of the hollow pompous humbug which surrounds the show nowadays....


Força Aérea Portuguesa

The history of the Força Aérea Portuguesa (FAP – Portuguese Air Force) goes back to 1911 when a balloon company was founded. The first aircraft did not arrive till the early twenties but during...


Going Low In The Mach Loop

Remember the time that spotting was a hobby which needed patience? You just went to any airfield in the hope to see something. You know, before the web………. hello, anybody? For those of you...