Black Sea Defence and Aerospace 2012

Black Sea Defence and Aerospace 2012

Postby Bogdan on Mon 25 Feb 2013, 1:56 pm

Every two years Black Sea Defence and Aerospace is organized on Baneasa International Airport in Bucharest, Romania. Aircraft displayed were Mi-8, Mi-17 and EC-135 from the Special Aviation Unit of the Internal Affairs Ministry, IAR-99, IAR-330 Puma SOCAT, C-27J Spartan of the Romanian Airforce, IAR-330 Puma Naval of the Romanian Navy, tanks, air defence units, 2 F-16 of the US Air Force.

Cockpit of C-27J Spartan '2704'
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Mi-17-1VA '110' - Special Aviation Unit. VIP helicopter equiped for 11 passengers, 3 armchairs and a couch of 8 people. Two 460 liter extra fuel tanks (it's the same fuel tank like on the MiG-21)
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Cockpit of Mi-17-1VA '110' of the Special Aviation Unit
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IAR-330 Puma SOCAT '83'
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EC-135 '297' - Special Aviation Unit
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Mi-8T '716' - Special Aviation Unit - with bamby bucket. This is the oldest Mi-8 currently serving with the unit. Arrived in Romania in 1973 and now it has around 10 flight hours until the resourse will expire.
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IAR-316B Alouette '49' slowly closing the zone where soldiers of the special forces will rappel to combat terrorists
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Mi-8T '716' with soldier of the Romanian Gendarmerie Special Forces approaching the drop off zone
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Quick rappel action
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IAR-99 Soim (Hawk) '718' belonging to the Center of Flight Testing in Craiova. Tragicly later last year the a/c crash during take off claiming the life on cmdr. Aurelian Cojocaru (backseater). The frontseater, cmdr. Relu Ioana survived with major injuries.
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Left cmd. Relu Ioana, right cmdr. Aurelian Cojocaru
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Re: Black Sea Defence and Aerospace 2012

Postby ciaranchef on Wed 27 Feb 2013, 11:29 am

very nice set....... :smile:
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Re: Black Sea Defence and Aerospace 2012

Postby PeterR on Fri 01 Mar 2013, 10:18 am

Good to see an EC135 being thrown about! :drool:
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Re: Black Sea Defence and Aerospace 2012

Postby Epic Formacion on Sun 03 Mar 2013, 9:10 pm

very interesting Puma cockpit images.
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