Scramble 446 contains a lot of news and this month a few special items:
Between 30 May – 10 June 2016 the international edition of the Anadolu Kartali (“Anatolian Eagle”) exercise was held at the Turkish air base Konya. Again, this year a delegation of media and spotters were welcomed by the Turkish air force to have an inside look and to report about this major Turkish air exercise.
One of the main reasons Camp Pendleton was visited this March was to witness first-hand the new mounts of the Marines, the UH-1 ‘Yankee’ (or Venom) and AH-1 ‘Zulu’ (or Viper). A small group of editors and associates describe Camp Pendleton and its heritage, the UH-1Y/AH-1Z procurement programme and the insights on operating these new ‘snakes’ by based unit HMLA-369.
Geneva was once again the place to be for the annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. We have a list of all participants and visitors who dropped by during the event.