Tagged: United Arab Emirates

Solar Impulse 2 is Half Way Home

A pair of audacious explorers are redefining some long-held assumptions about the efficiency and endurance of airplanes. Swiss entrepreneurs Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have reached the midpoint of the first “around the world flight without fuel”, powered only...

Mirage 2000 family in France from Peter Boschert

France is well versed with the technology of modern combat aircraft; lately they’ve produced delta-winged jets, very often with only one engine. If you look at accident statistics, then you’ll agree how well this concept works. The Mirage 2000 was a further development...

Red Flag 14-2 Concludes

The second of a planned three Red Flags for 2014 has come to a close as Red Flag 14-2 concluded on March 14th. This Red Flag was dominated by F-15’s and F-16’s from five different countries which included Belgium,...

Bahrain International Air Show

With an ever smaller world the time that you could use a long winter to sort out your photos of the previous year is well behind us. Nowadays there is an air show in reach every month of the...