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Flying with the 100th ARW refuelling the Luftwaffe

Flying with the 100th ARW refuelling the Luftwaffe

RAF Mildenhall is home to the 100th Air Refuelling Wing which fly the the Boeing KC-135R & under the command of the 351st Air Refuelling Squadron. On arrival at the operations building of the wing you are greeted with a large sign displaying the initials NKAWTG which means ‘Nobody Kicks Ass Without Tanker Gas’…
International SAR Meet 2016

International SAR Meet 2016

From October 10th – 14th 40th Smaldeel hosted the International SAR Meet 2016 at Koksijde Air Base. The SAR Meet brings together Search and Rescue Squadron to train their skills in competitive exercise. Touchdown Aviation visited the media day on the second day of the exercise.
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016

Royal International Air Tattoo 2016

For most aviation enthusiast’s the Royal International Air Tattoo is the highlight of there calendar year. With an announcement in early January from Lockheed-Martin that the F-35 Lightning II would finally make its debut at an airshow outside of the United States. Many will of course remember that this was scheduled to happen back in 2014. So would we finally see the type for the first time on UK shores.

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