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Welcome to the website of the Aviation PhotoCrew, specialized in high quality aviation photography and Air-to-Air photowork in particular. We hope to please you with our images while you fly through our website and hopefully we'll meet one day high in the skies.

On the homepage you can find news about our projects and the latest reports published on our website. On the left side you can find the photo reports we made during the years. Please have a look at our port-folios and our services we offer to help you with your aviation photography needs. We hope you enjoy our work and bring our website a visit as it will be updated regularly with stunning photo reports.


The Aviation PhotoCrew is a small team of enthusiastic photographers with the same passion for aviation. In the past years we have had the opportunity to do a lot of Air-to-Air photowork all around Europe, which can be found in the galleries on our website.

One of our goals is to share experiences, which has lead to the foundation of the Air-to-Air Academy, a non-profit association. In August 2011 we also published our second book Aviation Photography! which is filled with breathtaking photographs and interesting tips and tricks for the passionated aviation photographer.

If you have any questions, suggestions or ideas, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email: info@aviation-photocrew.com


> 19-06-2016: Anatolian Eagle 2016

Konya Air Base in Central Turkey is well know being the home of the national demonstration team “Turkish Stars” and being the host of the “Anatolian Eagle” exercise. The international Anatolian Eagle 2016-2 exercise was organized from May 30th- June 10. During the exercise two missions were flown every day with one morning wave and an afternoon wave, each with up to 60 aircraft involved in the exercise. The exercise was attended by 7 participating Forces; Turkish Air Force, Turkish Navy, Italian Air Force, Royal Netherland Air Force, Pakistan Air Force, Royal Saudi Arabian Air Force and NATO.

> 05-04-2016: European Airshow Convention 2016

The 2016 edition of the EAC Convention took place at Malta. The annual convention was held from March 3-5.

As usual the actual convention started on Friday with the introductions and opening address by EAC Executive, Charles Skiera and EAC Chairman, Gilbert Buekenberghs. The more than 200 guests (a record) were then welcomed by the minister of tourism and aviation, Edward Zammit Lewis.

> 03-04-2016: Vulcan - Farewell to Flight

2015 saw the Vulcan XH558 flying it’s very last Airshow season. Since 2007 the mighty AVRO Vulcan returned to the Airshow scene thanks to the great effort made by the Vulcan to the Sky Trust and the thousands of people who supported the project. Dubbed “The Spirit of Great-Britain”, she safely flew 250 Hrs in the skies above Great Britain, showing her grace to millions of people. During the past years, the Vulcan really impressed and was a highlight on every Airshow she visited, it was called the “Vulcan-Effect”. The Aviation-PhotoCrew was honored to fly several times with the Vulcan, and 2015 we had the great pleasure to fly with here on three unique occasions.

> 16-03-2016: USAF Heritage Flight Training

The USAF Heritage Flight Foundation provides 40–60 annual demonstrations at events ranging from open houses and airshows to sporting events, parades and funerals. Heritage Flights seek to honor the contributions of every man and woman who has served in the USAF while educating the general public on the importance of the USAF and its mission.

The 2016 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course took place at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson (Arizona), March 3-6. The qualification course provides the civilian and military pilots the opportunity to safely fly in formation to prepare for their upcoming airshow season.

> 08-02-2016: New York - New Years Eve
Last year we had the tremendous idea to celebrate new years eve in the city that never sleeps, the big apple, … You’ve guessed it right: New York.

Our plan was to do a helicopter flight with the famous FlyNYON. early in the week. This way we could see the ball drop on Times Square on new years eve. Thing turned out differently!

> 21-01-2016: Culdrose Air Day 2016
Culdrose was a first time for the Aviation Photocrew and was remarkable in many ways.The Air Station is one of the major home bases of the Royal Navy, located in the idyllic Cornwall region.The main goal of this trip was to catch the only airworthy Sea Vixen, but we got to see much more.
> 29-11-2015: Air-to-Air Academy 2015
From Wednesday September 16th till Monday September 21st, the Aviation Photocrew organized the sixth Air-to-Air Academy during the 38th International Sanicole Airshow and the Spottersday at Kleine-Brogel. Staging out of Zwartberg Municipal Airport just south of Kleine-Brogel Air Base, a total of 12 photo-flights were made, in close cooperation with the Belgian Air Force and the airshow organizers.
> 26-11-2015: KB Airpower
Kleine-Brogel is one of two home bases of the F-16 fleet of the Belgian Air Force. It houses two operational Squadrons (31 and 349 Sqn) and the Operational Conversion Unit. Currently four F-16’s wear a special color-scheme, one for each Squadron plus the F-16 demo aircraft. This photoreport is overloaded with F-16's in many different colors.
> 21-10-2015: BelgianAir Force Days 2014 report
It took us some time, but the extensive report on the Belgian Air Force Days 2014 is now online. Over the period of six days, a whole array of aircraft and helicopters came posing behind the Skyvan photoship. This resulted in a big collection of great images, summarizing the huge success of the Airshow.
> 05-09-2015: Yeovilton Air Day report
Every year the Yeovilton Air Day is one of the highlights in the UK Airshow Scene. The organization does a great job in attracting some rarely seen aircraft to the Naval Base. This year one of the highlights was the visit of the French Navy with three Super Etendards and three Rafales.
> 22-06-2015: Anatolian Eagle 2015-1 report
Since 2001, Konya Air Base (central Turkey) is home to the Anatolian Eagle Training Center. The Anatolian Eagle 2015-1 edition took place between 8-19 June, and saw participants from the US, Germany, the UK, Spain, Pakistan next to many Turkish units. NATO also provided two E-3A AWACS aircraft for the exercise.
> 27-05-2015:Belgian Air Force Demonstration Teams 2015 report
The 2015 airshow season is starting, and so the Belgian Air Force (BAF) presented its demonstration teams for the upcoming summer. The BAF will be present all over Europe with their three teams, the F-16 Solo Display Team, the A.109 Solo Display Team and the Red Devils flying four Marchetti trainer aircraft. During a special evening/night photoshoot the specially painted aircraft were presented.

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