Tag der Bundeswehr 2017 at Penzing Air Base

2017-06-10 Planespotting
Tag der Bundeswehr 2017 at Penzing Air Base

Since 2015, the German Armed Forces organize an annual open day called “Tag der Bundeswehr”. The forces open their doors for the public at several sites all over Germany. This year, one of the sites was Penzing airbase, home of Air Transport Wing 61 (Lufttransportgeschwader 61, LTG 61). The wing is equipped with the Transall tactical transport aircraft. It was also the last year of the LTG 61 as the wing is going to be disbanded at years end. GermanyRead More

Obama in Munich – Air Force One

2015-06-08 Planespotting
Air Force One

US President Barack Obama visited the 41th G7 Summit in castle Elmau. Air Force One arrived very early on June 7th, 2015. So I got out of bed at 4:30 AM on this wonderful Sunday morning and drove to Munich Airport (EDDM). Air Force One touched down at approx 6:30, half an hour early. Arrival was scheduled for 7 AM. What a luck, I have been there early enough. The President and his staff continued their journey to Elmau withRead More

Planespotting Innsbruck 2015

2015-03-19 Planespotting
Wucher Helicopter Eurocopter AS 350B-3 Ecureuil (OE-XHM)

I spend a two days in Innsbruck for a photography workshop with Martin Krolop. The workshop was on the second day. So, I used the first day for planespotting at Innsbruck airport and a small tour to the city centre. Innsbruck has an small airport with just little aircraft movement. However, the scene with the city and the mountains is very beautiful.

Air 14 Payerne

2014-09-07 Planespotting

100 years Swiss Air Force were celebrated with four days airshow on two weekends. The event took place at the Payerne airbase close to the French border. Every day of the show, they presented another flying display. We enjoyed the show very much. With Solar Impulse 2 is a very special aircraft is based Payerne. SI2 is the first purely solar powered aircraft build for an around-the-world. It has a wingspan similar to an Airbus A340 a lot of solarRead More

ILA Berlin 2014

2014-05-24 Planespotting

During the visit of the International Berlin Air Show (ILA) we had the chance to follow a fantastic flying display. Also a lot of cool aircraft in the static display. At the end of the day, there was almost no time left to take a look into the exhibition halls.

Planespotting Ingolstadt Airport (ETSI) January 2014

2014-02-06 Planespotting
Eurowings Airbus A319

Got several approaching planes in front of my lens. Ingolstadt airport is used by military and civil aircraft, something that is not usual in Germany.