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Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/www.airpressman.com COPYRIGHT Ernesto Blanco Calcagno (www.airpressman.com) The Escuadrón Aéreo no. 5 (Helicópteros) (Air Squadron no. 5) of the Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya (Uruguayan Air Force - FAU), is based in the Brigada Aérea No....
Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/www.airpressman.com The official retirement from service of the type from the Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya (FAU - Uruguayan Air Force) occurred on March 17, 2017. Here Airpressman publishes a description - written during...
Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/www.airpressman.com                                      THE OPERATION OF THE MBB BO-105 WITH THE AVIACIÓN NAVAL URUGUAYA (ANU) The Aviación Naval Uruguaya (Uruguayan...
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...
Copyright Ernesto Blanco Calcagno/www.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 gatekeeper...