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Joint Warrior 2012-2

Twice a year the United Kingdom hosts the biggest European military Exercise – Joint Warrior. During the second exercise of 2012, RAF Leuchars played host to the exercise's Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) contingent, and a detachment German Air Force Tornado’s. Duncan Monk reports from the Kingdom of Fife. Nestled in the North East corner of [...]

By | October 14th, 2012|Exercise Reports|0 Comments

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2012

After scooping the Silver Award in the South-West Tourism Excellence Awards for ‘Event of the Year’ in 2011, much was expected from the Senior Service once again. Duncan Monk reports from the home of the Fleet Air Arm at the 2012 RNAS Yeovilton Air Day. The main theme of this year's event at RNAS Yeovilton [...]

By | June 29th, 2012|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|2 Comments

Red Bull Air Race – Part 2: Race Day

The opening race of the 2010 Red Bull Air Race World Championship took place in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, for the sixth consecutive year. Duncan Monk provides the final article for AeroResource, with a look at the race. Race day dawned with Abu Dhabi shrouded in blowing sand as the [...]

By | March 30th, 2010|Event Reports|0 Comments

Red Bull Air Race – Part 1: Introduction

The opening race of the 2010 Red Bull Air Race World Championship took place in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, for the sixth consecutive year. Duncan Monk provides the first of two articles for AeroResource, with an introduction to the race and the qualifying. Along the turquoise waters of Abu Dhabi’s [...]

By | March 30th, 2010|Event Reports|0 Comments

Al Ain Airshow 2010

The eighth and largest Al Ain Aerobatic Show took place at Al Ain International Airport from the 27th - 30th January 2010. Duncan Monk went along to witness this unique event for AeroResource. Sat on the outskirts of the oasis city of Al Ain, and with a dramatic backdrop of the sprawling red sand dunes [...]

By | January 31st, 2010|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

Bahrain International Airshow 2010

The inaugural Bahrain International Air show (BIAS) took place at the new Sakhir Airbase from 21-23 January 2010. Duncan Monk reports from a thoroughly well planned and executed event, that is an exciting and welcome addition to the air show calendar. During July of 2008, Farnborough International Limited (FIL) announced that it was planning a [...]

By | January 31st, 2010|Airshow Reports, Event Reports|0 Comments

USS Ronald Reagan – CVW-14

Fighter Control’s Duncan Monk returned to his Naval roots, and flew out to visit the USS Ronald Reagan/CVW-14 currently deployed on Operations in the 5th Fleets area of responsibility. Named after the 40th President of the United States of America, The USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) was the ninth Nimitz class Nuclear Aircraft Carrier to be [...]

By | May 10th, 2009|Operational Reports|0 Comments