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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  J.Fenech on Wed May 25, 2011 9:31 am

    Antoine, if that is the case, then it makes you ask questions Question Question

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    Post  iCocker on Wed May 25, 2011 9:50 am

    J.Fenech wrote:Antoine, if that is the case, then it makes you ask questions Question Question

    BIG QUESTIONS, especially now that the battlefield is closer to us then before!
    Imma sure RAF , ma jmorrux jghamlulekk xi libell???? Qiesa xi U-turn ohra din ... scratch

    Allied sorties till 5th May, look what has been flying over our heads ... not a joke eh!!!
    Another aircraftcarrier loaded with helos is moving in, this time French - Le Tonnerre




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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  clioguy on Wed May 25, 2011 5:04 pm

    was at the airport at that time, saw it taxiing along the runway and take off..... the sound roared even though I was inside the viewing gallery!!

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Wed May 25, 2011 8:08 pm

    And this is the coolest technical upgrade I came across from Libya FF!!!!!

    What an upgrade ... BMP1 turret mated with a Landcruiser!

    http://youtu.be/JwqS8Km1T7s

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwqS8Km1T7s&feature=share&fmt=18

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  Guest on Wed May 25, 2011 8:11 pm

    I'm sure !!

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  J.Fenech on Thu May 26, 2011 2:43 pm

    Nothing to do with Libya, but nobody can escape or evade capture for ever, their time will come.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/eu_serbia_mladic

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Thu May 26, 2011 4:33 pm

    Great photoreportage about the Battle for Libya, some images are very graphic but then again it shows the reality that is happening some miles away from us ...

    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/world/africa/2011-april-libya-slide-show.html#70

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  Guest on Wed Jun 01, 2011 5:01 pm

    These landed last Saturday. Again declaring low on fuel. Yesterday landed another pair of Mirage 2000. Photos on the way.....




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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Wed Jun 01, 2011 6:54 pm

    Don't grumble at this stage you have an airshow for free by the french!

    By the way on another forum someone posted images of French U2 going up for Libya, I never thought the french used U2s????

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  Guest on Wed Jun 01, 2011 11:08 pm

    iCocker wrote:Don't grumble at this stage you have an airshow for free by the french!

    By the way on another forum someone posted images of French U2 going up for Libya, I never thought the french used U2s????

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  AdriaN on Thu Jun 02, 2011 12:51 am

    I totally missed these this time Sad Crying or Very sad Mad


    At least people were kind enough to take a video: Smile
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eofwgWIrTr0&feature=channel_video_title

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:48 am

    Wow did not notice these are from a famous WW1 squadron with the swans or storks, forget what the bird was ... I wonder when are we going to see a Raffael???? Hope soon Wink

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Thu Jun 02, 2011 4:09 pm

    This article is interesting, especially for someone gonna build an exotic M113

    http://esotericarmour.blogspot.com/search/label/Libya

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  AdriaN on Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:39 pm

    iCocker wrote:Wow did not notice these are from a famous WW1 squadron with the swans or storks, forget what the bird was ... I wonder when are we going to see a Raffael???? Hope soon Wink

    never Twisted Evil

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  Guest on Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:51 pm

    This French Airforce Super Etendard requested an emergency landing at around 2:00 am. It seems that he encountered a problem when trying to fire a missile. A group of engineers arrived with a caracel helicopter in the afternoon and they attached the same missile with another pylon.








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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  J.Fenech on Fri Jun 03, 2011 6:42 am

    Well done Antoine, very nice pictures!! The french are truly making up for the times they missed the airshow! Laughing I am starting to love french aircraft Twisted Evil

    Ivan, as far as I know, the only and sole U-2 operator is the USAF and they were depolyed for recon of libya. Maybe there was a misunderstanding, can you post the link please. There are plans to retire the U-2 in a couple of years, but uptill now it soldiers on, 50+ years on the line!!

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  J.Fenech on Fri Jun 03, 2011 6:51 am

    AdriaN wrote:
    iCocker wrote:Wow did not notice these are from a famous WW1 squadron with the swans or storks, forget what the bird was ... I wonder when are we going to see a Raffael???? Hope soon Wink

    never Twisted Evil

    Adrian, never say never Very Happy , at the rate that these landings are taking place we will get the whole french airforce type in no time Twisted Evil Laughing

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:52 am

    The viking have landed ... we have Danish F16 ... Ton aqbad il-camera u mur hudilhom ghandek hin issa li nofstanhar !!!! Twisted Evil

    U2-R, you were right Joe, looks USA from the coat of arms on the tail, but deployed from South of FRANCE! My rushed mistake not reading the full comment ...

    image courtesy from www.militaryphotos.net


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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  Guest on Fri Jun 03, 2011 6:27 pm

    iCocker wrote:The viking have landed ... we have Danish F16 ... Ton aqbad il-camera u mur hudilhom ghandek hin issa li nofstanhar !!!! Twisted Evil

    U2-R, you were right Joe, looks USA from the coat of arms on the tail, but deployed from South of FRANCE! My rushed mistake not reading the full comment ...

    image courtesy from www.militaryphotos.net


    F-16 Photos on the way guys.......................

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  Guest on Fri Jun 03, 2011 6:43 pm

    BTW guys I can confirm that the Etendard we had yestarday requested an emergency landing after he tried to fire a missile and something went wrong. He tried to land on the charles de gaulle and they told him that it was dangerous to land on the carrier with a faulty missile. So what was the result !!!!! Landng in Malta..................................

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  AdriaN on Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:29 pm

    I was hit by back luck. Totally missed the mirage 2000, super etendard & f16s Sad Sad Sad

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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  Guest on Sat Jun 04, 2011 11:39 am

    Here are the Falcons




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    Re: Libya crisis

    Post  iCocker on Sat Jun 04, 2011 12:30 pm

    Kos hux kieku jghamlu GC fir-roundel konna nahsbuhom tal-AFM u dawk il-qanshi fuq Times Blog jiqfu jeqirdu!!!!

    Yesterday RAF deployed Apaches for the first time, we should expect the French to follow soon ... Le Tonnere has arrived aswell!

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    Post  iCocker on Sat Jun 04, 2011 12:41 pm

    The aftermath of NATO attacks, from the looks most aircraft were already wrecks or spareparts, bleeched in the sun!!!!! Nice weathering eh!

    Are those MIG23s or SUs?











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