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2019 Australian International Airshow USAF Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

  The 2019 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition held at Avalon Airport  near Geelong in Victoria, is the 14th time the show has been held since its inception back in October 1992.  This biennial show is one of the Asia-Pacific regions most prestigious and the largest of[…]

Australian International Airshow 2019, Military Displays

  The count down is ON … only 21 days left until the Australian International Airshow 2019 at Avalon opens to the public. Check your calendar now to make sure your there when this great show takes off on Friday March 1st, 2019. The Australian International Airshow which first commenced[…]

33 Squadron, Topping Up in the Top End!

  Affair – During Exercise Pitch Black 2018 in the far northern part of Australia, Royal Australian Air force KC-30A of 33 Squadron have been conducting aerial refuelling training with participating Australian and foreign military aircraft. Aviation Spotters Online have been capturing many parts of this year’s exercise including team[…]

United States Air Force 69th Birthday.

A significant date for the United States Air Force this week. September 18th 2016 marks the 69th anniversary of the largest Air Forces in the world. Formed as a separate branch of the United States Army on this date, the current U.S.A.F is  today a service which operates more than 5,137[…]

Vice President of the United States tours Australia

Being the second most powerful man in the world is something not to be taken lightly at all . With the title comes a great deal of responsibility. So when Vice President of the United States of America, Joe Biden visits he certainly shows what this sort of title brings[…]

Base Visit: 8FW “The Wolfpack”, Kunsan, South Korea.

“Defend the base, Accept follow-on forces, Take the fight north!” This is the unusually succinct motto which guides the daily operations of the US Air Force’s (USAF’s) 8th Fighter Wing (FW) in South Korea and while it’s probably just a coincidence, the runway even points due north too. In early[…]

Theater Security Package: The Lobos at Kunsan.

There were F-16s in every direction! During Aviation Spotters Online’s visit to the USAFs 8th FW at Kunsan Air Base (AB) in South Korea in June (Keep an eye out for that article too  😉  ), I was also able to witness operations by the 114th FW (Lobos) of the[…]

Buddy Wing 15-4 Kunsan, South Korea

In early June, the US Air Force’s 8th FW (also known as the famous “Wolfpack”), based at Kunsan in South Korea, hosted Buddy Wing 15-4. The Buddy Wing program is an initiative of the USAF’s 7th Air Force as a means to foster and maintain close ties and interoperability with[…]