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by Levente
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Hungary - first two H145M arrival
Replies: 0
Views: 625

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: 1277

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: 1277

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: 1277

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: 911

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: 911

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: 911

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: 644

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: 905

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: 905

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: 684

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: 1593

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: 489

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: 489

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...
by Levente
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Baltic Air Policing - visiting the hungarian contingent
Replies: 2
Views: 1180

Baltic Air Policing - visiting the hungarian contingent

Had the chance to visit the hungarian contingent at Šiauliai AFB. https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/bap/_mg_9857.jpg https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/bap/001/_mg_0092.jpg https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/bap/002/_35b8846.jpg https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/bap/002/_35b8929.jpg MORE H...
by Levente
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Hungary, Budapest - august 20th air parade over the Danube
Replies: 3
Views: 1420

Hungary, Budapest - august 20th air parade over the Danube

So, it finally happend, the Hungarian Air Force presented all of its types and some future ones as well. 1 AS350 2 Zlin-242 2 Zlin 143 1 Mi-8 3 Mi-17 4 Mi-24P 1 An-26 2 A319 1 Falcon 7x and 2 German H145M and 1 Slovenian AS532 were preseneted as well, symbolizing the future helicopters for the Air F...
by Levente
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Hungary, august 20th training days (photo heavy)
Replies: 0
Views: 1005

Hungary, august 20th training days (photo heavy)

Another year another 20th august is coming another chance was to see the trainings. Finaly the Mi-24 Hinds are back, the As350 and the Zlin trainers are operational as well. I visited both training days at Szolnok and another training event at the base for the Budapest program Two H145M from Germany...
by Levente
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Recent Serial tie up area
Topic: MIL8 roadrunner Heathrow area
Replies: 11
Views: 1593

Re: MIL8 roadrunner Heathrow area

tommc wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:16 pm
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
Possibly one of the Hungarian ones that has been filming in the area recently?
Any info what movie?
by Levente
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Black Swan 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 1811

Black Swan 2019

First time the 352nd Special Operations Wing was in Hungary during an excersise, not the best photos I made but here it is: https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/jackal_cave_2019/_35b7894.jpg https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/jackal_cave_2019/_35b7951.jpg https://m.blog.hu/co/combatant/image/jacka...
by Levente
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Military Aviation Memorabilia
Topic: Hungarian Air Force patches
Replies: 0
Views: 350

Hungarian Air Force patches

Hello!

I have some hungarian air force patches for sell/trade if anyone is interested:
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Okay, there is one slovenian in the group

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