Hot Blade 2013
Hot Blade 2013 was held from July 17th-31st of July at Ovar Air Base in Portugal near the city of Porto. This years Hot Blade exercise was the second edition organized by the European Defence Agency in cooperation with the Portuguese Air Force. Touchdown Aviation was present at Ovar Air Base and took the opportunity to photograph the participants.
Royal International Air Tattoo 2013
With the run up to this years Royal International Air Tattoo, there was an abundance of negative comments on various aviation forums regarding aircraft participation for this years show, so could RIAT 2013 come up with the goods after such a successful previous year?
Anatolian Eagle 2013/2
Anatolian Eagle 2013-2 was held from 10th of June until 21st of June at Konya Air Base. Compared with Frisian Flag and NATO Tiger Meet it was the third large scale exercise in Europe this year. Touchdown Aviation got the great opportunity to visit Konya Air Base to see the Turkish Air Force and allied partners to operate together in the exercise.
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