The 2017 Paris Air Show marks the The F-35 Lightning II’s debut aerial demonstration. Critics have been saying that the F-35 is not maneuverable and not competitive in the Within Visual Range (WVR) arena. Lockheed Martin and USAF developed the show routine to silence these with a ‘BEAST’ of a performance. The demonstration was flown […]
PHOTO FEATURE | 40 IMAGES The Paris Air Show 2017 was held on 19 – 25 Jun 2017 at Le Bourget, France. As the biggest show in the world, it boasted 2381 exhibitors from 48 countries and hosted 322000 visitors in total despite the heat wave in Paris during the show period. 140 aircraft including […]
The Republic of Singapore Air Force conducted their first rehearsal today with quite a few assets making full use of the open space in the Marina Bay Area. Having had no aerial displays for NDP2016 at the National Stadium last year, this is definitely a welcome change.
Exercise Bersama Shield 2017 was kicked off on 27 April in Malaysia, as part of Southeast Asia’s longest, and the world’s second-oldest multilateral defence relationship, the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA). The exercise aims to enhance the interoperability and reinforce ties between the founding members of the FPDA – Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and […]
The Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition 2017 held at Avalon, Australia is on its 13th edition this year. This year’s theme is Air Power In Action. It is by far the largest, most comprehensive event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and brought together aviation and aerospace professionals, key defence personnel […]
Editor’s Note: MAphotoSG would like to thank Ms Jasmine Ng from Orbis Singapore for providing and arranging visitor slots for our members to tour the aircraft. All photos are copyright Orbis, unless stated otherwise. On 10 December 2016, some members of Military Aviation Photography Singapore (MAphotoSG) met at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Center to embark […]
Editor’s note: The MAphotoSG group would like to thank the RSAF’s New Media and Public Relations Branch, especially Malcolm Koh, for the invitation and arrangements to cover the preparation and conducting of Exercise Torrent VII. Over the period of 10-13 November 2016, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) conducted its Alternate Runway Exercise, codenamed […]
The Nikon D500 is currently the flagship DX cropped sensor camera from Nikon. It’s APS-C sensor with 1.5x crop factor gives it more reach than a full frame camera. An important asset for shooting airplanes and wildlife. I was able to put my name in the long list of preorders at my local camera store […]