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Technical Museum of Speyer, Germany

The TECHNIK MUSEUM SPEYER is situated at the Autobahn A61 near Heidelberg, one hour south of Frankfurt airport! The museum was opened in 1991 as a sister museum of the Sinsheim Auto & Technik Museum and is run by a registered alliance called Auto & Technik Museum Sinsheim e.V..Vehicles and other technology are the focus of Technik Museum Speyer. This museum’s large collection includes...

USSR Concord in the Auto and Technik Museum Sinsheim

The Auto & Technik Museum Sinsheim is a technology museum opened in 1981 in Sinsheim, Germany. It is situated directly along the Autobahn A6 (exit 33 Sinsheim or exit 34 Sinsheim-Steinsfurt) between the cities of Mannheim and Heilbronn. Museum is packed with a giant collection of cars, aircraft and military hardware. The USSR is well represented with the Tupolev Tu-144 also known as the Soviet...

Spectacular Red Bull Air Race 2016

The Red Bull Air Races began in 2003 and became the fastest and most exhilarating motorsport on the planet. Fourteen of the worlds best and most daring pilots compete in eight races which are located all around the world. The famous Red Bull Ring in Spielberg hosted a third instalment of the Red Bull Air Race in 2016. The Red Bull Ring formally the A1 Ring the venue sits within the Styrian Mountain’s...

SpaceX CRS-8 Mission by Elon Musk

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a Dragon cargo ship to the International Space Station for NASA, then attempted to land on a drone ship at sea. About 80,000 people tuned in to the SpaceX live stream as Falcon 9 blasted from the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Launch Complex 40 in Florida. The entire Falcon 9 rocket is 70 meters tall — a 25-story building headed to space. The SpaceX...

Turku International Airshow 2015

Turku Airshow 2015 was the main airshow event in Finland 2015. Airshow was organized by Turku Flying Club with support from Finnish Air Force and Finnish Aeronautical Association. The skies above Turku showcased equipment from Sweden, Norway, the United States, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Germany and Turkey, among other countries. There were six display teams all together; Turkish Stars, Midnight Hawks,...

Falcon 9 lifted off from SpaceX Launch Complex

The 22-story Falcon 9 lifted off from SpaceX’s Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. carrying the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite on SpaceX’s first deep space mission. Falcon 9 is a family of launch vehicles designed and manufactured by SpaceX, headquartered in Hawthorne, California. The family consists of the Falcon 9 v1.0, Falcon 9 v1.1, and the Falcon 9-R....

Private Air Museum in Hermeskeil

The Flugausstellung Hermeskeil is a private aviation museum in the town of Hermeskeil in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. This aviation museum is the largest private aviation museum in Europe. It was founded by Leo Junior in 1973 and has now amassed 100+ planes and helicopters. The most notable aircrafts in residence are a De Havilland Comet and Vickers VC-10, military jets like Harrier, Tornado,...

Wooden Space Shuttle by Soviet Union

Wind tunnel test wooden copy of Buran (BTS-02) space shuttle scale 1:3 is at the far corner of Zhukovsky airfield. It no longer exists. destroyed. The Buran was a test vehicle in the Buran program. It was constructed in 1984, and was used for 25 test flights between 1985 and 1988 before being retired. credit: Aleksander Markin

Helicopter flight over Sydney

Helicopter flight is the best way to see Sydney in all its glory. See Sydney’s famous landmarks from the air on an exhilarating 20-minute helicopter tour. Get unbeatable views of Sydney Harbour, Bondi Beach and Opera House from the sky. credit: Chris Betcher

Imperial War Museum Duxford, England

The Imperial War Museum aims to provide information on the history of modern war and war-time experience to all guests who visit the site. Imperial War Museum Duxford is a branch of the Imperial War Museum near the village of Duxford in Cambridgeshire, England. It is Britain’s largest aviation museum. It houses nearly 200 aircraft, military vehicles, artillery and minor naval vessels in seven...

Lego Air Force

The incredibly replicas of the aeroplanes, helicopters and spaceships built from Lego. Collection of creations was made from LEGO bricks. Lego is a popular line of construction toys manufactured by The Lego Group, a privately held company based in Denmark. credit: Mike

Inside Boeing Dreamliner 787

The 787 represents Boeing`s lastest foray into the world of commercial passenger air travel. It is a long-range, mid-size wide-body, twin-engine jet airliner. Its variants seat 210 to 290 passengers. Facts: Engine – 2 X Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Power – 70,000.00 lbf Avionics – Rockwell Collins next generation avionics Maximum Cruising Speed – 944.66 km per hr (587.00 mph) Service...

A Esquadrilha da Fumaça aka Smoke Squadron

A Esquadrilha da Fumaça, also known as Smoke Squadron, is the Brazilian Air Force’s air demonstration squadron. Its history began in 1952 when four instructors from the Air Academy established an unofficial aerobatic team with four North American T-6 Texan training airplanes. Team was re-established on October 21, 1982. Now known as the Official Aerobatic Squadron of the Brazilian Air Force....

Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk Still in Service

NightHawk is still flying around the Nellis Range Complex years after it’s official retirement back in 2008. The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk is a twin-engined single-seat ground-attack aircraft with stealth capability produced by the US-American manufacturer Lockheed Corporation used by the United States Air Force. It was the world\’s first operational aircraft designed to exploit low-observable...

The Swiss Airforce from Meiringen Airbase Securing World Economic Forum 2013

Armed Forces was used to secure the airspace during the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos. The international conference took place from 23 to 27 January in the famous ski resort. credit: HooLengSiong