Royal Danish Air Force

Type: Organization
Name: Royal Danish Air Force
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Denmark, Netherlands, and Britain scrambled jets, Norway not

The two bombers, built to carry nuclear weapons, were flying a direct route on Wednesday north from Russia’s Kola Peninsula towards the Bear Island in the northern part of the Barents Sea. North of the Bear Island, they turned around southwest towards ... [Published Barents Observer - 8 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Pair Of Bears Back Off

Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s on quick action alert were scrambled from Volkel air base this afternoon to intercept a pair of Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers.Dutch Ministry of Defense archive photoThe Russian aircraft turned around before they were ... [Published Aviation Week - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Danish F-16 jets filmed on the firing range hit their own camera

This is not covered by warranty. Royal Danish Air Force personnel love to film their F-16s using air-to-air and air-to-surface armament. A GoPro screenshot of a RDAF pilot firing an AIM-9 Sidewinder produced one of the coolest selfie ever taken from ... [Published The Aviationist - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Contrasting fortunes for old freighters in the California desert

A recent visit to Mojave by Aviation Week found 4 MD-11 freighters stored awaiting new operators. Whilst the trend for widebody operators is still towards twinjets, there is still some demand for already-converted trijets. Pictured are two former China ... [Published Aviation Week - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Denmark Kicks Off Fighter Contest

Credit: Tony OsborneDenmark has fired the starting pistol in its contest for a new fighter aircraft, sending out requests for information to four manufacturers.Officials from the New Combat Aircraft Program have sent what they call Requests for Binding ... [Published Aviation Week - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

UK Typhoons will patrol the skies over the Baltic in NATO show of strength to warn Putin off invading Ukraine

Four fully armed RAF Typhoons will begin patrols next monthUK pilots will be under order to respond forcefully to any violations of airspace of Estonia, Latvia and LithuaniaThey will be based in Siauliai in Lithuania and will join four Polish aircraftNato ... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Danish Fighters to Reach Estonia by May

Danish F-16 (AFP/Scanpix)Four Danish F-16 fighters will arrive at the Ämari air field in late April or early May to expand the Baltic air policing mission.The fighters will stay in Ämari until late August, ETV reported on Thursday.Officers of the Danish ... [Published Eesti Televisioon - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Joint Warrior tests Army's ability to react

An aviation assault to capture the airfield at Kinloss Barracks marked 16 Air Assault Brigade’s arrival on Exercise Joint Warrior.Troops from the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment battle group landed at Kinloss in Chinook, Merlin and Puma helicopters, ... [Published Department for Transport - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

A real maverick! Norwegian F16 fighter pilot poses for a selfie during mock dogfight

Image was taken during winter exercises in the skies above Troms, NorwayIt was one of hundreds and comes weeks after a Danish pilot did the same We've had the Pope selfie, the Oscars selfie, the girls with no make-up selfie and even the boys with make-up ... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 06 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

Must see: the entire video of the “ultimate selfie” of an F-16 pilot firing a missile

Just in case you thought the photo was a fake. After publishing the famous selfie of the F-16 pilot firing an AIM-9L Sidewinder missile , the Royal Danish Air Force has posted the entire GoPro video of the launch. As if the above footage was not enough, ... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 06 2014]
First reported Mar 05 2014 - Updated Mar 06 2014 - 1 reports

Is this the ultimate selfie?

Danish fighter pilot decides to take a 'selfie' at the moment he fires a missile It may not have broken records like Ellen DeGeneres's Oscar 'selfie' but this incredible image shows a live air missile being fired by a pilot.The Danish fighter pilot manages ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 05 2014]
First reported Mar 04 2014 - Updated Mar 04 2014 - 1 reports

Pilot Takes Incredible Selfie While Firing A Missile

The picture was taken by a Royal Danish Air Force pilot while flying his F-16 jet. The picture, from 2012, shows the moment an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile leaves his aircraft. The image appears to have been taken by a GoPro camera, seen reflected in ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 04 2014]

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"Now Nato wants to develop a range of land, air and sea-based measures. Forces could come from any of our 28 states. There will be a decision in the next week or two."
"He resisted the temptation to refer to the Royal photograph as a 'onesie'."

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Denmark, Netherlands, and Britain scrambled jet... [Published Barents Observer - 8 hours ago]
Pair Of Bears Back Off [Published Aviation Week - 21 hours ago]
Danish F-16 jets filmed on the firing range hit... [Published The Aviationist - Apr 23 2014]
Contrasting fortunes for old freighters in the ... [Published Aviation Week - Apr 15 2014]
Speech: Why defence matters in the Scottish ind... [Published Government UK - Apr 15 2014]
Denmark Kicks Off Fighter Contest [Published Aviation Week - Apr 15 2014]
Denmark Launches F-16 Replacement Program [Published Defense World - Apr 14 2014]
Denmark Launches Fighter Competition [Published Defense-Aerospace - Apr 14 2014]
UK Typhoons will patrol the skies over the Balt... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 13 2014]
Danish Fighters to Reach Estonia by May [Published Eesti Televisioon - Apr 11 2014]
News story: Joint Warrior tests Army's ability ... [Published Department for Transport - Apr 08 2014]
Prince Andrew Tweets A Selfie, So Orf With His ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 03 2014]
A real maverick! Norwegian F16 fighter pilot po... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 23 2014]
Must see: the entire video of the “ultimate sel... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 06 2014]
Is this the ultimate selfie? [Published Telegraph - Mar 05 2014]
Pilot Takes Incredible Selfie While Firing A Mi... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 04 2014]
“Selfie” of an F-16 pilot while firing a live A... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 03 2014]
Reindeer moon [Published Environmental Economics - Dec 23 2013]
Helicopter creates rain of flares at dusk to fi... [Published The Aviationist - Dec 11 2013]
Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Delivers LITE... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Nov 11 2013]
Northrop Grumman Delivers LITENING G4 Targeting... [Published Financial Services - Nov 11 2013]
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Danish F-16 jets filmed on the firing range hit... [Published The Aviationist - Apr 23 2014]
This is not covered by warranty. Royal Danish Air Force personnel love to film their F-16s using air-to-air and air-to-surface armament. A GoPro screenshot of a RDAF pilot firing an AIM-9 Sidewinder produced one of the coolest selfie ever taken from ...
Must see: the entire video of the “ultimate sel... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 06 2014]
Just in case you thought the photo was a fake. After publishing the famous selfie of the F-16 pilot firing an AIM-9L Sidewinder missile , the Royal Danish Air Force has posted the entire GoPro video of the launch. As if the above footage was not enough, ...
Pilot Takes Incredible Selfie While Firing A Mi... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 04 2014]
The picture was taken by a Royal Danish Air Force pilot while flying his F-16 jet. The picture, from 2012, shows the moment an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile leaves his aircraft. The image appears to have been taken by a GoPro camera, seen reflected in ...
“Selfie” of an F-16 pilot while firing a live A... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 03 2014]
This is the ultimate “selfie”: taken from the cockpit of an F-16 launching a Sidewinder missile. Self-portrait photographs (nowadays known as “ selfies “) have always been a must among fighter jocks and you can find thousands taken by military pilots ...
Reindeer moon [Published Environmental Economics - Dec 23 2013]
Hat tip: Comics Curmudgeon (follow the links and look for the moon synonym).Here is a 2005 reindeer economics post:From the WSJ's Evening Wrap:How much is one of Santa's reindeer worth? According to the Danish Air Force, about $5,000. That is what they ...
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Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Delivers LITE... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Nov 11 2013]
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