Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Air Forces

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Armada 063 (ex Heer 87+00) flies for the camera in Punta del Este. (Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/airpressman.com) Copyright: Ernesto Blanco Calcagno         airpressman@gmail.com                                ...
FIREFIGHTING IN URUGUAY (Main Feature Image: Copyright Cortéz) By Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/Airpressman.com The naval Westland Wessex HC MK II was hovering over the Atlantic Ocean at 25 feet (8 metres) indicated on the radio altimeter as the “bambi bucket” hit the water...
By Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/Copyright Airpressman.com (Images courtesy of pilotoviejo.com) Image courtesy of Pilotoviejo. It was a glorious autumn morning, with clear, deep blue skies and a warming golden sun. Mount Rainier stood tall on the horizon with its snow-covered summit as a...
Flying alongside a test pilot, a young technician carries out a Functional Check Flight on Cessna A-37B “Dragonfly” . All rights reserved – Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/www.aipressman.com FAU 276, flown by Major (PAM) Schöpf de returns Durazno after a four aircraft...
Beechcraft B200T Armada 871 flies over Punta del Este with Isla de Lobos (Seawolves Island) in the background, the beginning of Uruguay’s Atlantic waters. (Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/Airpessman.com) Defender & Sentinel of the Plate: Super King Air B-200T Armada 871 Uruguayan Naval...