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From Paris with love: Patrouille de France in Buenos Aires

The French Air Force aerobatic team visits Argentina!

Uruguayan Air Force T-41D ditches in Punta del Este.

During the afternoon of February 2, 2018, whilst returning from an operational flight a  Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya  (FAU - Uruguayan Air Force) single engine...

Rotary Wings: Helicopter squadron Escuadrón Aéreo No.5

COPYRIGHT Ernesto Blanco Calcagno ( The Escuadrón Aéreo no. 5 (Helicópteros) (Air Squadron no. 5) of the Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya (Uruguayan Air Force - FAU),...

Pucará – Uruguayan Drugbuster

The official retirement from service of the type from the Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya (FAU - Uruguayan Air Force) occurred on March 17, 2017. Here...

The MBB BO-105PAH-1 helicopters on Uruguayan Naval Aviation service

                                     THE OPERATION OF THE MBB BO-105 WITH THE...

Raging Fire! Air Force and Naval rotary wing assets and civilian aviation to the rescue!

FIREFIGHTING IN URUGUAY (Main Feature Image: Copyright Cortéz) By Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/ The naval Westland Wessex HC MK II was hovering over the Atlantic Ocean at 25...

The Ghost of Uruguayan Air Force 571

Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/ (Images courtesy of It was a glorious autumn morning, with clear, deep blue skies and a warming golden sun. Mount Rainier...

A-37B “Dragonfly” – Post Maintenance Fly Test

Flying alongside a test pilot, a young technician carries out a Functional Check Flight on Cessna A-37B “Dragonfly” . Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/ Dragonfly : A fast-flying...

Aermacchi SF-260EU Flight Test – Uruguayan Air Force

Ernesto Blanco Calcagno flies this Italian built trainer, Alenia/Aermacchi SF-260EU, much loved as a military trainer Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/ “Do you want to do some...

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