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  • MSphere
    Senior Member
    • Feb 2010
    • 8983

    Originally posted by cy24driver2 View Post
    A single Ex-Georgian Su-25KM Frogfoot of Gambian AF that still wears Georgian AF marking on the fin at Banjul IAP.
    You're mistaken here, mate.. Your picture was taken in Dec 2003.. The Blue #81 has been repainted with markings of Gambia not later than Sep 2005.
    A friend of mine has visited Banjul-Yundum airport back in 2006 and handed these rare pictures over..

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    BTW, it's a classic Su-25K export model, not the Su-25KM Scorpion.
    Last edited by MSphere; 7th January 2016, 19:25.

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    • cy24driver2
      Rank 5 Registered User
      • May 2015
      • 912

      Originally posted by MSphere View Post
      You're mistaken here, mate.. Your picture was taken in Dec 2003.. The Blue #81 has been repainted with markings of Gambia not later than Sep 2005.
      A friend of mine has visited Banjul-Yundum airport back in 2006 and handed these rare pictures over..

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      BTW, it's a classic Su-25K export model, not the Su-25KM Scorpion.
      I get you man. It was actually taken in 2003 when it was not repaint into Gamban AF clothing at that time. Besides, it was specified that one Su-25KM was delivered to Gambia according to Scramble.nl orbat.

      I'm not that serious about making a mistake.

      Thanks for poing it out. I really appreciate it.

      I fully understand my chronic flaw in distinguishing the variants of each fightet jet around the world. since I don't subscribe to any various aviation magazines available in store. Instead, I had to heavily turn to internet search. and I'm a middle school drop-out, had to learn to speak english all by myself.

      I make a living by doing part-time jobs, There are a lot of folks like me in both South Korea and Japan. but I don't feel necessary about money thanks to my daddy. who was a bank manager. I want a real world experience, taking photos of fighter jets by traveling the world only in my dream. lol
      Last edited by cy24driver2; 8th January 2016, 06:49.

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      • MSphere
        Senior Member
        • Feb 2010
        • 8983

        There are many rumors about this and that being an Su-25KM but the number of actually delivered airframes is very low.. Not everything fresh painted is automatically a KM The Su-25KM lacks the typical T-shaped dorsal antenna and OTOH, has a white coilored GPS receiver antenna installed on the back..

        Here is what I was able to identify:

        The obvious Georgian AF Blue #316 / Black #01
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        Georgian AF Blue #17
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        Georgian AF Blue #18
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        Georgian AF Blue #22
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        Georgian AF Blue #23
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        Turkmen AF Blue #47M
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        Despite all rumors, I have not yet found a single Azeri AF Su-25 which would show signs of being an Su-25KM. Nor I have found any other Su-25KM in service with Turkmenistan AF which is kinda strange..

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        • MSphere
          Senior Member
          • Feb 2010
          • 8983

          Mi-8S with the flag of People's Republic of Kampuchea

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          • cy24driver2
            Rank 5 Registered User
            • May 2015
            • 912

            Here is a highly interesting pic of FT-7 operated by Tanzanian Air Force Command.

            It's sporting an unusual camouflage pattern by TAFC standard.

            Sorry for bad quality. I've given it up. lol

            http://www.dafeng.co/forum.php?mod=v...31277&mobile=1

            Last edited by cy24driver2; 8th January 2016, 16:39.

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            • Cherry Ripe
              Rank 5 Registered User
              • Jul 2009
              • 564

              Originally posted by cy24driver2 View Post
              South Sudan Mi-24K Hind
              Small-arms of Israeli design ( Galil ACE ); I wonder if they supply any avionics for the Hinds, too.

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              • cy24driver2
                Rank 5 Registered User
                • May 2015
                • 912

                North Korea

                I have encountered two B/W images showing a part of 60 MiG-23ML Floggers Including ten MiG-23UB two-seater conversion trainers delivered to North Korea during between 1985-1986 after major overhaul at the 121st aircraft repairing facility, Kubinka Air Field, Soviet Union.

                Some ROK sources indicate that KPAF may have been operating MiG-23BN as well.

                They are formed into 57th and 60th Aviation Regiments, based at Pukchang AFB, 56th Aviation Regiment, based at Toksan AFB.



                Last edited by cy24driver2; 9th January 2016, 11:16.

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                • Gerard
                  Rank 5 Registered User
                  • Aug 2009
                  • 3176

                  not so small air force but interesting. BN-2 Danish Air Force Home Guard:
                  For Roundels of the World: http://www.drareg.nl/Markeringen/index.html or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/481843655359127/

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                  • cy24driver2
                    Rank 5 Registered User
                    • May 2015
                    • 912

                    Azerbaijan





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                    • cy24driver2
                      Rank 5 Registered User
                      • May 2015
                      • 912

                      Uzbekistan













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                      • cy24driver2
                        Rank 5 Registered User
                        • May 2015
                        • 912

                        Turkmenistan





                        Uzbekistan







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                        • cy24driver2
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                          • May 2015
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                          Zimbabwe

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                          • cy24driver2
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                            • May 2015
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                            Namibia











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                            • helosrgreat
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                              • Jan 2014
                              • 100

                              Originally posted by cy24driver2 View Post
                              Namibia

                              Great find! Never knew any German Army UH-1Ds had been sold to Namibia.

                              Is this military or civil owned? Expedite Aviation (www.expediteaviation.com.na) operate a Huey and OH-6.

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                              • MSphere
                                Senior Member
                                • Feb 2010
                                • 8983

                                The UH-1 of Expedite Aviation is an ex-US ARMY example.

                                It was agreed that a marking including the words 'United States Army' which is on the side of the helicopter's fuselage must first be covered up, a number and horse head logo on the aircraft's tail must also be covered, and a yellow circle painted on the helicopter's cabin door should likewise be temporarily covered before the grounding of the aircraft will be lifted. The only original markings to remain on the aircraft are a US Cavalry crossed-swords logo and the number 91 on its nose.
                                ..
                                The helicopter was grounded after President Hifikepunye Pohamba apparently indicated his displeasure with a prominent 'United States Army' marking on the aircraft, which he had seen while visiting Tsumeb Airport on February 5. The helicopter's Namibian registration number, V5-HUE, is next to the words 'United States Army' on the aircraft's tail. Since the grounding of the helicopter the 'United States Army' on the tail has already been painted over.


                                http://www.namibian.com.na/index.php...e=archive-read

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                                • MSphere
                                  Senior Member
                                  • Feb 2010
                                  • 8983

                                  More UH-1D from Namibia

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                                  • p_shadow
                                    Rank 5 Registered User
                                    • Nov 2004
                                    • 101

                                    What's the story on those Alphas?

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                                    • cy24driver2
                                      Rank 5 Registered User
                                      • May 2015
                                      • 912

                                      Congo Kinshasa



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                                      • cy24driver2
                                        Rank 5 Registered User
                                        • May 2015
                                        • 912

                                        Zambia



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                                        • cy24driver2
                                          Rank 5 Registered User
                                          • May 2015
                                          • 912

                                          Philippine







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