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I was not able to make a lot of photos today, due to working commitments. Here a selection of few that I managed to snatch.

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Multinational NATO exercise Adriatic Strike starts on Monday, 6th of June, it’s center being the Cerklje ob Krki airport, where I work. Friday was the main arrivals day. Check the gallery and the comments to the photos for more info.

Kecskemet 2013, Part V

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Kecskemet 2013, Part II

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Pilatus PC-9M Swift

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On Saturday, 19th May, Cerklje Air Base in Slovenia held an open day to show its equippment.

Here’s just a teaser photo of my next photo post, that will follow in the near future.

Click on the link to see the pic.

http://www.airfighters.com/photo/99137/M/Slovenia-Air-Force/Pilatus-PC-9M/L9-65/

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When Putin flies into Slovenia

Yesterday, 22nd March 2011, Russian Prime Minister arrived to Slovenia for a formal visit (with Gazprom representatives you can imagine what was the main topic). Anyhow every time an interesting bird flies into the small Slovenia, aviation enthusiasts and spotters gather behind the fence of Ljubljana airport (LJU/LJLJ). I don’t like shooting photos of the flying “buses” (ie. airliners) as they are too boring and predictable for my style of photography but as a big Soviet/Russian aviation fan and as I had a day off work, it would be a sin to miss an opportunity to catch the Rossiya 1, Russian equvivalent of the US Air Force 1. All in all, 5 aircraft flew in for this event: transporter Il-76TM, 2x Tu-154M, Gazprom Falcon bussiness jet and last but not least, the presidental Ilyushin Il-96. Below is the photo story of yesterdays event. Continue reading