Welcome to Touchdown Aviation!

Military Aviation Photography, Reports, Publications and Video since 2004

Military Aviation Photography

This is where our roots lie. Photographing military aircraft when we were teenagers, spending days along the fence at our local air bases or farther away and abroad.

Reports and publications

The photography evolved and we were curious about the story behind the men and woman flying those magnificent machines. We discover and share that story, not only at this website but in various magazines all over the world.

Video

With text and photos you can tell the story. But with video things really come to life. You can hear and see what we saw on our adventures or relive your favorite airshow visit.

Featured Reports

Iniohos 2019

Iniohos 2019

Iniohos 2019 was held from Monday 1st until Friday 12th of April 2019 at Andravida Air Base, located in the Northwest Peloponnes, Greece. Touchdown Aviation got the great opportunity to visit Andravida Air Base to see the Helenic Air Force and invited Air Forces operating together in the exercise.
NATO E-3A AWACS Operations

NATO E-3A AWACS Operations

Over 3 years of NATO E-3A operations in Afghanistan, in light of ISAF, came to an end when the last E-3A AWACS landed at NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany on September 25, 2014. It was one of many events for the E-3A Component last year. We visited Geilenkirchen to review 2014 and to look forward…
Dutch Blaze 2011

Dutch Blaze 2011

After the successful first exercise last year, RNLAF exercise Dutch Blaze was held again from June 20th – July 1st 2011. Although the name remained the same, the exercise had reduced in size and participants and had a different character than last years exercise. A couple of things remained the same…
Flying with the 100th ARW refueling Luftwaffe Tornados

Flying with the 100th ARW refueling Luftwaffe Tornados

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…

Flying Legends

Welcome to the world of the flying history of aviation. A tribute to those who maintain and fly the magnificent machines from the past.

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