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Australia - RAAF base Amberley - Home of the F-111's
Also check out this dump-n-burn video from the Sydney Olympics -
Australia - Australian Flight Simulation Expo - August 28th, 2004
THE VIDEO - Australian Flight Simulation Expo - August 28th, 2004
Australia - Sydney Olympics 2000
Australia's national religion may be sport but our versions of nationalism are much less strident than those existing in other parts of the world ( the Prime Minister's Lodge for example ). Like many others I was dubious about the rapidly approaching Olympic juggernaut which had a bit too much religious fervour about it to win favour with the masses down under.
I was actually an Olympic cynic right up until the opening ceremony. The months leading up to the games had seemed to consist of one bungle after another with train crashes, ticketing errors and nepotism seeming to be the order of the day.
However the faithful kept plugging away and at the eleventh hour the sight of an Australian aboriginal lighting the flame woke something in many Australians, myself included.
By day 17 I was at the barrier for the last event.
Denmark 2001- from Jet cockpits to German bunkers. Including the Besetzungmuseum in Arhus - the Museum of German Occupation.
2003 Paris Air Show
Dateline June 2003 - Chino reported... " It happens to be the Paris Air Show this week, and since I was in the neighborhood, I decided to go. This air show is held only every two years and it is THE major international event for the aerospace industry. I was amazed at the number of exhibits, aircraft displays, and aerial demonstrations. No American aircraft were flying because the U.S.A. was apparently thumbing its nose at France... "
Exhibit: Flugwerft Schleissheim
Location: Schleissheim, a suburb of Munich
Comments: This museum contains exhibits ranging from Otto Lilienthal's pioneering 19c hang-gliders to the WWII Heinkel-111.
Germany, 2006 - Flying T-6 Texans in Germany, 2006.
Norway - Peenemunde - MiGs at Peenemunde
USA - Maine - Great State of Maine Air Show: 1997. The Great State of Maine Air Show 1997 was held on July 19th and 20th at Brunswick Naval Air Station, Brunswick, Maine, USA. It was a great day for an air show, with blue skies and plenty of warm sunshine. Chino was there and filed this report.
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