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Danish Air Force's F-16 MLU at Radom Air Show 2005

The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a modern multi-role jet fighter aircraft built in the United States and used by dozens of countries all over the world. ... Radom Air Show (called in Polish simply Air Show) is a celebration which since 2005 ia going to happen each two years. ...

History

The Danish armed forces received 38 Supermarine Spitfire H. F. Mk. IXE [1] and 3 P.R.Mk. XI in 1947-48 [2] which were operated by units of The Danish Army Air Corps and The Danish Navy Flying Service. Four additional airframes were acquired for ground instruction.


The two services were merged in 1950 to form the Royal Danish Air Force (Flyvevaabnet) [3] and the Spitfires continued in service until 1956 when the last serviceable examples were retired and all but two scrapped. 1950 (MCML in Roman) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


One survived for a number of years in a children's playground and the one surviving instructional airframe was later restored to depict the number '401' Spitfire Mk. IX. This airplane is now preserved at Dansk Veteranflysamling at Stauning Airport in Jutland. [4] Jutland Peninsula Jutland (Danish: Jylland; German: Jütland) is a peninsula in northern Europe that forms the mainland part of Denmark and a northern part of Germany, dividing the North Sea from the Baltic Sea. ...


Equipment

The Danish Air Force currently operates a number of F-16 fighter planes, C-130 Hercules transport planes and various patrol planes and helicopters. The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a modern multi-role jet fighter aircraft built in the United States and used by dozens of countries all over the world. ... A fighter aircraft is a military aircraft designed primarily for attacking other aircraft, as opposed to a bomber, which is designed to attack ground targets, primarily by dropping bombs. ... Lockheed C-130H Hercules The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop aircraft that serves as the main tactical airlifter for military forces worldwide. ... A helicopter is an aircraft which is lifted and propelled by one or more large horizontal rotors (propellers). ...


Ranks

The officer rank insignia are as follows:

NATO Code OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF-D- Student Officer
Denmark Denmark
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No equivalent
No equivalent
General Generalløjtnant Generalmajor Brigadegeneral Oberst Oberstløjtnant Major Kaptajn Premierløjtnant
Løjtnant Sekondløjtnant


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Lists of Aircraft | Aircraft manufacturers | Aircraft engines | Aircraft engine manufacturers This list of aircraft is sorted alphabetically, beginning with the name of the manufacturer (or, in certain cases, designer). ... This is a list of aircraft manufacturers (in alphabetic order). ... List of aircraft engines: // Piston engines Allison V-1710 Alvis Leonides Armstrong-Siddeley Puma Armstrong-Siddeley Cheetah Armstrong-Siddeley Nimbus Bentley BR1 Rotary BMW 801 Bristol Aquila Bristol Centaurus Bristol Hercules Bristol Jupiter Bristol Pegasus Bristol Perseus Bristol Phoenix Bristol Taurus Bristol Titan Bristol Hydra Bristol Mercury Clerget rotary Continental... This is a list of aircraft engine manufacturers both past and present. ...


Airports | Airlines | Air forces | Aircraft weapons | Missiles | Timeline of aviation This is a list of airlines in operation. ... This is a list of Air Forces, sorted alphabetically by country. ... This is a list of aircraft weapons, past and present. ... Below is a list of (links to pages on) missiles, sorted alphabetically by name. ... This is a timeline of aviation history. ...


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Danish Air Force - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (420 words)
The Royal Danish Air Force is the air force of Denmark, it is an expeditionary Air Force, with capability organised to support both international operations and homeland security.
The two services were merged in 1950 to form the Royal Danish Air Force (Flyvevåbnet) [3] and the Spitfires continued in service until 1956 when the last serviceable examples were retired and all but two scrapped.
In 2006 the RDAF signed a letter of intent to purchase the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, the order is to be confirmed but is expected to be the basis of a shared NATO C-17 fleet to support the.
Royal Air Force - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3803 words)
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the air force branch of the British Armed Forces.
The Air Force Board (AFB) is the management board of the RAF and consists of the Commanders-in-Chief of the Commands, together with several other high ranking officers.
The Tornado F.3 is the RAF's air defence fighter aircraft, based at RAF Leuchars and RAF Leeming to defend the UK’s airspace.
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