Air International 2014-02
MRH90 A40-002 being loaded onboard an An-124 transporter for delivery to Australia.
Проектное изображение Ми-6М
The Mi-6M Hook was the predecessor of the bigger Mi-26 Halo.
A Mi-26TP fitted with internal tanks can carry up to 15,000 litres of fire retardant, and dispense the load from one of two vents.
A Russian-registered Mi-26T lifts the frame of a cathedral dome into place in 2001.
Mi-26T RA-06291 operated by the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations carries a catamaran under-slung from four ropes. The aircraft was operating in Switzerland.
The Mi-26T can carry the VSU-15 bucket under-slung below the fuselage for the firefighting role.
Mi-26 RF-95572 of the Russian Air Force.
Chinese firefighters board a Mi-26TC.
Chinese Mi-26TC B-7802 scoops water from a lake during firefighting duties. The aircraft is operated by China Flying Dragon Aviation.
A Mi-26T2 fitted with a searchlight.
This photo shows the fuselage construction of the Mi-26.
A rotor head is lifted into position above a Mi-26 on the production line at Rostov-on-Don.
The pod of the L370 self-defensive system used on the Mi-26M/ME.
The Mi-26T2 features a glass cockpit with five large multi-function displays.
Макет Ми-26
A mock-up of a Mi-26 helicopter at the Rostov-on-Don production facility.
ALE-40 dispensers seen on a USAF A-10A.
ALE-47 dispensers on an AV-8B Harrier II at the base of the tail-fin. Up to 120 cartridges can be loaded in four modules.
An AAQ-24 on a Royal Danish Air Force AW101.
An airman replaces chaff and flares on an F-15C Eagle.
A 482nd Fighter Wing F-16C Fighting Falcon loaded with an ALQ-131 jamming pod.
‘lerakas’ exercises involving dissimilar air combat training practice constantly take place. In this picture with Block 52+ F-16Cs assigned to 337 Squadron based at Larissa air base
The nar­row slot used on the F-117 Nighthawk to diffuse heat.
Australia’s first MRH90 on a test flight from Marignane, France on March 28, 2007.
An MRH90 fuselage on the Australian Aerospace production line in Brisbane.
MRH90 A40-008 conducts engine run up ops on the flight-deck of HMAS Manoora ready to begin the first-of-class flight trials.
MRH90 A40-008 takes off from the flight deck of HMAS Manoora.
The Royal Australian Navy conducted the world’s first maritime trials of the MRH90 off HMAS Manoora testing the aircraft's capabilities at sea through takeoffs, landings, munitions transfers and carriage of loads.
An MRH90 from No.808 Naval Air Squadron conducts winching operations from the flight deck of HMAS Tobruk, during the type’s operational test and evaluation.
An MRH90 conducts winching operations for a personnel transfer with a sea boat as part of the type’s operational test and evaluation during HMAS Tobruk's 2012 south west Pacific deployment.
MRH90 A40-002 on December 18, 2007 following acceptance of the first two aircraft at the Australian Aerospace facility in Brisbane by the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation.
MRH90 A40-002 being loaded onboard an An-124 transporter for delivery to Australia.
From right to left, MRH90 A40-004 is unloaded from a Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster III at Brisbane Airport, Australia.
MRH90 A40-004 in the flight-test facility at Eurocopter’s Marignane facility in France.
An MRH90 simulator cockpit.
The HIRSS exhaust on the UH-60 Black Hawk
An airman cleans an ALQ-144 countermeasures set on an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter.
Five new Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk Internationals manufactured in Poland by subsidiary PZL Mielec were accepted into service with Colombian Army Aviation during a ceremony in Tolemaida on February 11, 2013. Two more were contracted by Colombia in April for delivery in October and further orders are expected.
The ‘Black Hole’ exhaust design on a US Army AH-64 Apache.
American Airlines has a fleet of 48 Boeing 777-200s, the first of which entered service in January 1999.
American Airlines’ iconic polished silver fuselage, flown since 1968, has been replaced with a silver mica-based coating.
American Airlines' iconic eagle logo, part of American's identity since 1930s, has been abandoned altogether. The latest livery features this stylised red, white and blue design.
ALR-69 antennas mounted in the belly of a C-130H to give 360° coverage.
The computer-processor of the AAR-47, seen inside a C-130.
The interface for the ALR-69 system, including display scope and push-buttons, aboard a C-130H.
ALE-47 operator’s control panel in a C-130.
ALE-47 operator’s control panel in a C-130.
The operator’s panel for the AAR-47 system inside a C-130.
Hungary's 86th Tactical Helicopter Wing currently operates around seven Mi-17s obtained in the late 1980s.
Two 30-round M-130 CMDS (countermeasure dispensing system) on the port side of an MH-47G.
AVR-2A laser detecting set on an MH-47E.
APR-39 AS-3548A antenna located on the port forward nose section of an MH-47G.
HAF instructors and students at Lecce air base.
HAF student pilots fly the MB339CD at Lecce for their LIFT pilot course.
American's transcontinental flights use ten Boeing 767-200ERs. They will be retired by the summer and replaced by Airbus A321 narrowbodies.
AVR-2A laser detecting set on an MV-22B Osprey.
An AAQ-24 on a US Air Force CV-22B Osprey.
AC-130H из 16-й эскадрильи спецопераций с авиабазы Харлбурт, шт. Флорида выполняет отстрел ИК-ловушек, 2007 год.
An AC-130H gunship jettisons flares as an infrared countermeasure during multi-aircraft formation egress training.
The fairing on an AC-130U containing the AAQ-24 DIRCM turret, shown in the stowed position - to protect the optics from foreign object damage.
Three AAR-54 PMAWS sensors, below the ALQ-172 array, in the tail of an AC-130U.
The shroud used on the AC-130U to minimise heat radiation from the engine.
American operates a fleet of 73 757-200s, 41 of which have been retrofitted with new seats.
HAF T-2E Buckeyes are all painted in a distinctive South East Asia colour scheme.
The HAF has a fleet of 30 T-2E Buckeyes based at Kalamata air base and is the last air arm in the world still flying the type.
An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 335th Fighter Squadron based at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina releases flares during a local training mission.
The entry of ex-Luftwaffe RF-4Es allowed 348 Mira to continue with its reconnaissance mission.
RF-4E s/n 7450 was painted in a special scheme to mark 348 Mira's 60th anniversary.
The famous Spooky appears to snap a photograph on the starboard side.
The anniversary painted RF-4E s/n 7450 taxies in for parking to end the ceremony.
On October 4, 2003, the 348 TRS celebrated its 50th anniversary by hosting a fabulous event and inviting numerous NATO recce squadrons to Larissa. RF-4E s/n 7519 painted in an anniversary scheme flew in the formation
For the near future the HAF will keep its RF-4E fleet assigned to 348 Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron as an ASTAC pod carrier platform.
RF-4E on a left break dispensing flares. Today, half of the ex-Luftwaffe aircraft are painted in the SEA scheme and the other half have retained the black-green lizard scheme
‘lerakas’ exercises involving dissimilar air combat training practice constantly take place. In this picture with Block 52+ F-16Cs assigned to 337 Squadron based at Larissa air base
The pilots who took part in the four-ship fly-by on October 20, 2013 are congratulated by the Tactical Air Force Commander, Brigadier General Hristos Vaitsis.
The HAF is the only European operator of the T-6A Texan back. Two squadrons share a fleet of 45 aircraft at Kalamata air base.
Two HAF T-6A Texans on a formation sortie flown as part of the student’s basic phase of flying train­ing.
A photo taken from the aft cockpit of a T-6A Texan show­ing the lead aircraft in a right hand bank.
Should it win the Polish helicopter competition, AgustaWestland plans to manufacture the AW149 in Poland at subsidiary PZL-Swidnik, which should lower unit costs and increase prospects for joint training and maintenance if Hungary follows suit. Like other candidates, the AW149 can be armed with missiles and rockets should Hungary decide to do so.
A computer-generated image of the next generation Mi-46.
The Avenger is designed for medium-to-high altitude operations carrying a range of weapons and sensors.
Three Avengers are now being used for testing, with a fourth due to fly in 2014.
There is considerable support within the Hungarian armed forces for new Mi-17s, a type that is familiar and well liked by air and ground crews, and by the troops they support. The main prospect is an even more refined version of the Mi-17V-5, similar to this example in service with the Venezuelan Air Force.
A Hungarian tender for second hand transport aircraft was released on June 7, 2013. Given the limited funds available, one viable option is the Pilatus PC-12.
After returning its last Airbus A300-600R in 2009, American operated an all-Boeing fleet until the first A319 arrived in July 2013.
Four Bombardier Q400s were operated by Hungary's national airline Malev until the carrier ceased operations in February 2012.
Pegasus operates Boeing 737-800s, but the airline will start taking delivery of the Airbus A320neo in 2016.
A Pegasus Boeing 737-800 about to touch down.
The interior of a Pegasus Boeing 737-800.
An AAQ-8 IRCM pod mounted on an MC-130E Combat Talon.