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|On August 28, 1988, in one of the world's worst airshow disasters, three jets from the Italian Air Force display team, Frecce Tricolori, collided in mid-air and one crashed into the crowd during an airshow at Ramstein Air Base near Ramstein, Germany. Sixty seven spectators (as well as all three pilots) were killed and hundreds injured in the resulting explosion.|
The disaster resu...
|Home of the 435th Air Base Wing, 86th Airlift Wing, and Headquarters US Air Forces Europe||07/24/2005||1,748|
|The ROCAF ordered twelve Beech 1900C in October 1987 to fulfill its administrative transport needs. Deliveries commenced in 1988. Two were subsequently converted for Navaids calibration purposes. They can be easily distinguished from the "regular" Beech 1990 by their red paint above the cheatline. |
After they were delivered, the Beech 1900C were assigned to the Special Transport ...
|Ramstein Castle (chateau du Ramstein also known as "Le Ramstein") is a ruined castle in the commune of Scherwiller, in the Bas-Rhin département of France. Its name is probably derived from the German Ram (crow) and Stein (stone) and signifies 'rock of the crow'.|
Ramstein Castle is built on the same crest as the Ortenbourg Castle. Standing at an altitude of 384 m, it is dominated ...
|This is one of two corresponding pieces that constitute the Berlin Airlift Memorial. One is located in Frankfurt am Main, the other (also available in this database) was erected in Berlin (Tempelhof Airport).||08/05/2005||597|
|This is one of two corresponding pieces that constitute the Berlin Airlift Memorial. One is located in Frankfurt am Main (also available in this database), the other was erected in Berlin (Tempelhof Airport).||08/05/2005||429|
|The primary mission of the 446 AW is to provide combat airlift for the United States military. |
The 446 AW began by Training in troop carrier and tactical airlift operations, 1955-1972. The 446 AW was the first Air Force Reserve organization to implement the Air Reserve Technician (ART) plan, in 1958. By 1959, the wing transported and airdropped troops and supplies during trainin...
|The 153rd Airlift Wing (AW) of the Wyoming Air National Guard occupies approximately 77 acres of leased land on the City of Cheyenne Municipal Airport (MAP), located two miles north of downtown Cheyenne, Wyoming. The mission of the 153rd AW is to deliver troops and cargo, provide aeromedical evacuation, and to airlift passengers and cargo when required. The unit currently flies the C-130H3 Lock...||06/07/2007||758|
|The dice have been part of the squadron's [90th Fighter Squadron] heritage since World War I. However, the pair of dice was officially adopted on February 24, 1924. Captain William G. Schauffler created the dice emblem while at Ourches, France. The squadron could not pick an emblem until then because it had to see at least three months of combat. Whatever the dice came up, they always equaled s...||06/12/2007||622|
|Russian squadron on Ukrainian air base Gvardeyskoye.||07/09/2006||623|
|On the morning of 18th December 1941,six aircraft and crews from 35 Squadron took part in a daylight raid against the German Battleships, Scharnhorst and Gneisenau in Brest Harbour along with five aircraft from 10 Squadron and six from 76 Squadron. ||08/06/2008||718|
|Target photograph taken by Squadron Leader Allardyce over Heligoland, April 18th 1945. |
No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron dispatched 27 Avro Lancaster's against this target. The following ordinance were dropped by the squadron. 200 x 1000lb AMN.M65(TD.025), 16 x 1000lb MC and 198 x 500lb MC.
969 aircraft - 617 Lancasters, 332 Halifaxes, 20 Mosquitos - of all groups att...