Posts Tagged ‘jet fighter rides’

TV presenters flying jet fighters

Friday, February 18th, 2011
Many TV crews come to us to do some reports with our jet fighters. Recently we had two TV presenters, Luc Gilson from the Belgian TV, and Steve Backshall from the BBC. Both took the very hard bet to present their shows whilst actually flying and doing maneuvers. This is very difficult to do because you would need to focus on your text, what to say, and sustaining the Gs at the same time. This can be tricky. Overall all went well, it always does, and it is a fun day out for us. However we have toRead More....

Sukhoi begins flight trials of modernized Su-33 fighters

Friday, October 8th, 2010
Sukhoi aircraft holding has begun ground and flight trials of the modernized fourth generation Su-33 naval fighter. Modernization works and trials are being carried out at the KnAAPO aircraft plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur under a state defense order in 2010. Su-33 (Su-27K) is a multi-role carrier-based fighter with horizontal takeoff and landing, and aerial refuelling capability. The fighter features folding wings and horizontal tail for hanger storage. It was designed to defend naval ships from Read More....