Did you know that registration to Fighter Control is completely free and brings you lots of added features? Find out more....

Search found 36 matches

by ChrisL
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Videography
Topic: Heathrow Sunset
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Heathrow Sunset

by ChrisL
Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:18 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Once brown, then green, now grey!
Replies: 14
Views: 2986

Once brown, then green, now grey!

Once the decision had been made by the Croatian's to keep the MiG-21 going for a few more years, rather than aquire a new type, a deal was struck with the Ukraine repair plant at Odessa to overhaul 7 of the MiGs. They also decided to buy 5 from a failed Yemini order which had been stored at Odessa f...
by ChrisL
Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Dragons, Sharks and few friends
Replies: 33
Views: 3478

Re: Dragons, Sharks and few friends

Fantastic post! Especially love the digi cam SU's, will that be a fleet wide thing or is it just trialing on a few air-frames? :thumb: :thumb: I think it will be for the Su-27s but as for the Su-24s 41 is the only one so far but there are a number currently on overhaul so we shall soon see if it's ...
by ChrisL
Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Dragons, Sharks and few friends
Replies: 33
Views: 3478

Re: Dragons, Sharks and few friends

Many thanks to everyone who has taken the time to comment, it's much appreciated, and all offers to carry my camera bag are being considered as it just seems to get heavier every year :'(
by ChrisL
Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:06 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Dragons, Sharks and few friends
Replies: 33
Views: 3478

Dragons, Sharks and few friends

A few images taken mostly this year at Starokostyantyniv, home of the 7th brTA Tactical Aviation Brigade's Su-24M/MR's http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/Ukraine/SU-24%20UM%2022%20SU-24M%2022%20CLOFTING%20IMG_3908_zps0goifqu2.jpg http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/Ukr...
by ChrisL
Fri Jun 12, 2015 8:28 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Croatian UH-60s ??
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

Re: Croatian UH-60s ??

The report of the Croatians trading in their Mi-8s for UH-60s is completely false. I did see some images of US Army Blackhawks passing through Zagreb recently though.
by ChrisL
Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: SAR in the sun
Replies: 17
Views: 2168

Re: SAR in the sun

Couldnt be more perfect :thumbs: :clap: :thumbs:
by ChrisL
Mon May 13, 2013 6:49 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: The Loop 2nd May
Replies: 12
Views: 1820

The Loop 2nd May

The Bwlch top shelf, in the order they came. 1 http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/Low%20Level/TORNADOGR4ZA595061CLOFTINGIMG4493_zpsc32f39b5.jpg 2 http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/Low%20Level/TORNADOGR4ZA595061CLOFTINGIMG4500_zps0f357745.jpg 3 http://i6.photobucket.c...
by ChrisL
Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:49 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: MiGs at Pleso
Replies: 6
Views: 962

MiGs at Pleso

A selection from Tuesday and Wednesday. 1 http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/Croatia/MIG21BISD117CLOFTINGIMG3278_zps94d276a6.jpg 2 http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/Croatia/MIG21BISD117CLOFTINGIMG3281_zpsa31c32a2.jpg 3 http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTI...
by ChrisL
Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:52 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Savasleyka Selection
Replies: 35
Views: 3021

Savasleyka Selection

A selection of MiG-31/MiG-31BMs from the training unit 4 GTsPAV i Vl Savasleyka 1 http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/Russia/MIG3192RF92380CLOFTINGMG0588_zpse1d3ae43.jpg 2 http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/Russia/MIG3192RF92380CLOFTINGMG0599_zps23932e40.jpg 3 http://i...
by ChrisL
Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:19 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: Bombcats....
Replies: 9
Views: 989

Re: Bombcats....

Great set full of atmosphere :clap: :thumbs: :clap:
by ChrisL
Sat Apr 13, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Warbirds, Replicas and Nostalgic Photography
Topic: AMI F-104 scan's
Replies: 10
Views: 1754

AMI F-104 scan's

A selection of Italian F-104 scans. Mostly at RIAT. http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/ITALY/F104ASAMM6827RSVEGVA0799CL00852_zps3639f468.jpg http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/ITALY/F104SMM6842454EGVA0799CL00412_zps8b5c7ead.jpg http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CH...
by ChrisL
Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: 100 Years Formation
Replies: 10
Views: 1961

Re: 100 Years Formation

Many thanks to all those who took the time to comment :thumbs:
by ChrisL
Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: 100 Years Formation
Replies: 10
Views: 1961

100 Years Formation

Last years 100th Anniversary Airshow for the Russian Air Force at Zhukovsky was opened and closed each day by a large formation making up the number 'One Hundred'. The formation flew from Chkalovsky and consisted of the following. Five Su-27's and Su-27SM's from the 6972AvB 1AvGr at Krymsk making up...
by ChrisL
Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Brize this week
Replies: 16
Views: 1387

Re: Brize this week

Really Stunning!!
Can i ask, how do you get to this vantage point?
All taken from the public footpath at the western end of the field. A stepladder is useful.
by ChrisL
Fri Feb 22, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Brize this week
Replies: 16
Views: 1387

Brize this week

A selection from Monday and Tuesday. 1 http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/C130JZH877CLOFTINGIMG0698_zps1a083437.jpg 2 http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/C130JZH877CLOFTINGIMG0716_zpsd6d2a372.jpg 3 http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/C130JZH879CLOFTINGIM...
by ChrisL
Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Brize 18thFeb
Replies: 2
Views: 398

Re: Brize 18thFeb

Lovely Tornado :clap: :thumb: :clap:

You were lucky he backtracked the runway a little or you could have lost the wheels from your position, as it was it turned out great.
by ChrisL
Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Yeovilton 19th Feb 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1134

Re: Yeovilton 19th Feb 2013

Wildcats are nice, looks like a visit is on the cards if you can shoot them like that from outside.
by ChrisL
Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:35 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: 50 shades of blue
Replies: 31
Views: 4374

Re: 50 shades of blue

Many thanks to everyone who took the time to comment :thumb:
by ChrisL
Sun Feb 17, 2013 11:40 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: 50 shades of blue
Replies: 31
Views: 4374

50 shades of blue

Belbek again but this time the Su-27s detached from Mirgorod 1 http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/Ukraine/SU27UKSU2726CLOFTINGIMG0212_zps01499ce7.jpg 2 http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y235/CHRISLOFTING/Ukraine/SU27UKSU2726CLOFTINGIMG1828_zpsb7b7319d.jpg 3 http://i6.photobucket.com/a...

Go to advanced search