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by Levente
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Aviation Videography
Topic: Hungary, Kecskemét - afternoon, night take offs, landings
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Hungary, Kecskemét - afternoon, night take offs, landings

Spotter/media day at Kecskemét AFB, Hungary. Sadly the 21:30 take off was cancelled, cause a storm was in the vicinity.
https://youtu.be/NDcdLQ8Yi4Q
by Levente
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Aviation Videography
Topic: Hawk Strike 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 326

Hawk Strike 2020

Joint US and Hungarian Special Forces exercise (Black Hawk, Chinook and Mi-24 included):
https://youtu.be/_E_cC4O5QiU
by Levente
Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: US Army MEDEVAC training, inside Budapest
Replies: 2
Views: 1023

US Army MEDEVAC training, inside Budapest

Got the word today, that two Black Hawk will do a training approach for a heliport near a Hospital, in case a real emergency will happen (hope not) More here: https://combatant.blog.hu/2020/02/24/us_army_helikopterek_a_duna_parton https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/black_hawk/_35b8115.jpg https:/...
by Levente
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Airbus official handover - H145M to Hungary
Replies: 3
Views: 751

Re: Airbus official handover - H145M to Hungary

EGVP wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:50 am
Thanks for sharing Levente it's great to see photos of new types entering service!

I don't suppose you know the construction numbers for these hour helicopters? I see the data plates are still in their normal position on the rear fuselage.
01 - 20264
02 - 20266
03 - 20276
04 - 20278
by Levente
Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Airbus official handover - H145M to Hungary
Replies: 3
Views: 751

Airbus official handover - H145M to Hungary

At a ceremony, Hungary offically received the 4 H145M helicopters which arrived this year. Twelve more is expected in 2020 and the last 4 in 2021. MORE HERE : https://combatant.blog.hu/2019/12/13/airbus_h145m_helikopterek_atadasa_szolnokon https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/_35b7027.jpg https://m.blog.h...
by Levente
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: UTair Mi-8 load lifting inside Budapest
Replies: 0
Views: 673

UTair Mi-8 load lifting inside Budapest

This happend in May, but only now I realised I did not uploaded it. OM-AVS Mi-8 from Slovakia came to put some stuff up on a building. The main organizer I knew some years now, he called me, and I got lucky that I was able to go up to a another building. MORE HERE: https://combatant.blog.hu/2019/11/...
by Levente
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Hungary - first two H145M arrival
Replies: 1
Views: 1135

Hungary - first two H145M arrival

The first two, not used "western" made helicopters arrived today to Hungary. A real milestone happend today. The two helicopters landed at an airport near Budapest than did a PR flight over the city and return. Two Mi-24 Hind arrived for the later escort back to Szolnok Airbase MORE HERE: https://co...
by Levente
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Hungary - Gripen and Mi-24 live firing
Replies: 9
Views: 1652

Re: Hungary - Gripen and Mi-24 live firing

The range is here: https://goo.gl/maps/KMS2RPmGbktgHY5x9 This is called "0" Point, the range goes west and east as well from here. When were you at Kecskemét? Thanks for that information. I first went there three years ago and again last year. There are days when there is no flying in the morning, ...
by Levente
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Hungary - Gripen and Mi-24 live firing
Replies: 9
Views: 1652

Re: Hungary - Gripen and Mi-24 live firing

LM47 wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:19 pm
Lovely stuff,thanks for sharing.
Where is the range?
I've been to Kecskemet twice and unfortunately nothing flew on either visit.
Hi!

The range is here: https://goo.gl/maps/KMS2RPmGbktgHY5x9
This is called "0" Point, the range goes west and east as well from here.
When were you at Kecskemét?
by Levente
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Hungary - Gripen and Mi-24 live firing
Replies: 9
Views: 1652

Hungary - Gripen and Mi-24 live firing

The Hungarian Defence Ministry announced that the air force will do night live firing this week and asks the locals understanding for the noise. So I packed my stuff and stayed till the end one day. Quality is not perfect all the time MORE HERE: https://combatant.blog.hu/2019/11/07/a_gonosz_demonjai...
by Levente
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Ospreys over Budapest, Hungary
Replies: 6
Views: 1111

Re: Ospreys over Budapest, Hungary

There is in the opening post - over Budapest, and on an exercise. Flypast is probably part of a PR opportunity. What more do you want? Sorry, if I wanted members to make wild guesses based on probability, I would ask them. However, I asked a member of this forum direct who I have exchanged informat...
by Levente
Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Ospreys over Budapest, Hungary
Replies: 6
Views: 1111

Re: Ospreys over Budapest, Hungary

Nice photo report concerning the weather. However there is no information about why the flypast or where in the report. P. No info was made publicly why they were here. Personally I know, that SOF persons from Szolnok were on board on one of the Ospreys and VIP+media on the second. If I have to que...
by Levente
Tue Oct 29, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Ospreys over Budapest, Hungary
Replies: 6
Views: 1111

Ospreys over Budapest, Hungary

So here is the story Two Osprey came for an excersise to Hungary last week from RAF Mildenhall. But on monday the US Embassy in Hungary informed the public that both aircraft will do a flypast over the city. So everyone in the spotter community got the buzz and tried to figure it out where to make ...
by Levente
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Me 109 in Hungary, Aviation Museum
Replies: 1
Views: 737

Me 109 in Hungary, Aviation Museum

The "Red 3" Messerschmitt Bf 109 from Kraków Aviation Museum was loaned to the Aviation Museum in Hungary, Szolnok. It will be on display from today till the 15th of March 2020 Endre Frankó, the last WWII Puma Fighter Squadron pilot was there as well. It also marks the first time a Me 109 is on hun...
by Levente
Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Cross Landing - Hungary, excersise
Replies: 3
Views: 1072

Re: Cross Landing - Hungary, excersise

Dan214sqn wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:24 am
Lovely images . Looks an interesting Ex.
Thanks
It was a simple excersise but very busy and lot of movings
Plus...I traded some patches with the romanian crews
by Levente
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Cross Landing - Hungary, excersise
Replies: 3
Views: 1072

Cross Landing - Hungary, excersise

Cross Landing is a yearly excerise between Hungary and Romania. Due to several kilometers of common border, the two country do a SAR and MEDEVAC excersise together This time one Mi-24 "crashlanded" not far from the border. https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/cross_landing/_35b5546.jpg https://m.bl...
by Levente
Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Air Wolf Hunting 2019 excersise - Hungary
Replies: 2
Views: 777

Air Wolf Hunting 2019 excersise - Hungary

Less helicopters/activity than last year, but there were some extra stuff in all: https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/air_wolf_hunting_2019/_mg_1748.jpg https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/air_wolf_hunting_2019/uj_mappa/_mg_2039.jpg https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/air_wolf_hunting_2019/uj_ma...
by Levente
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Recent Serial tie up area
Topic: MIL8 roadrunner Heathrow area
Replies: 11
Views: 2010

Re: MIL8 roadrunner Heathrow area

scimitar wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:14 pm
Desert camo MIL8 fuselage seen on the back of a low loader between Heathrow and the M40 approx 15:50 hrs.

Does anyone have a serial?

MTIA
6212?
photo from the UK set of the Black Widow
https://twitter.com/MCU_Direct/status/1 ... 64/photo/2
by Levente
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Börgönd, Hungary - 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 625

Re: Börgönd, Hungary - 2019

I didn't realise the Hungarians still flew Hinds! I was almost going to make a RIAT related comment but... it's September... That last photo is just great. I almost ducked when I saw it. We have them back for a year now. If you want to see it come next year on the 20th of august: Budapest: https://...
by Levente
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Airshow & Event Photography
Topic: Börgönd, Hungary - 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 625

Börgönd, Hungary - 2019

I always try to find time to visit this small local airshow. The weather was not lovable at the first hours https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/borgond_2019/_35b4032.jpg https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/borgond_2019/_35b4175.jpg https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/borgond_2019/_35b4385.jpg htt...

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