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    Our reconnaissance squad visited the ILA 2006 airshow in Berlin, May 2006. This article includes photos from the air show, especially covering the beautiful Messerschmitts, with photos also from Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin and Luftwaffenmuseum Gatow.
    http://www.virtualpilots.fi/feature/...ports/ila2006/

    Photos from the annual Midnight Sun Airshow at Kauhava Air Force Base, Finland. The history of the Midnight Sun Airshow started 1945 when Finnish Air Force Training Air Wing€s (Lentosotakoulu) personnel organized first midsummer airshow, which gathered 6267 spectators. Training Air Wing€s instructors performed formation flying and all major Finnish Air Force types were flown, the tradition was born. This year there were visitors from Dutch Air Force, Polish Air Force and Royal Air Force, among others.
    http://www.virtualpilots.fi/feature/...unairshow2006/

    And more photoreports:
    http://www.virtualpilots.fi/feature/photoreports/

    The Dutch showing off...


    A French lady in Finnish climate


    World's only Gloster Gauntlet. And flying, too.


    Soaring in the Midnight Sun.


    These and more:
    http://www.virtualpilots.fi/feature/photoreports/
    http://www.virtualpilots.fi/hist/
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    Our reconnaissance squad visited the ILA 2006 airshow in Berlin, May 2006. This article includes photos from the air show, especially covering the beautiful Messerschmitts, with photos also from Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin and Luftwaffenmuseum Gatow.
    http://www.virtualpilots.fi/feature/...ports/ila2006/

    Photos from the annual Midnight Sun Airshow at Kauhava Air Force Base, Finland. The history of the Midnight Sun Airshow started 1945 when Finnish Air Force Training Air Wing€s (Lentosotakoulu) personnel organized first midsummer airshow, which gathered 6267 spectators. Training Air Wing€s instructors performed formation flying and all major Finnish Air Force types were flown, the tradition was born. This year there were visitors from Dutch Air Force, Polish Air Force and Royal Air Force, among others.
    http://www.virtualpilots.fi/feature/...unairshow2006/

    And more photoreports:
    http://www.virtualpilots.fi/feature/photoreports/

    The Dutch showing off...


    A French lady in Finnish climate


    World's only Gloster Gauntlet. And flying, too.


    Soaring in the Midnight Sun.


    These and more:
    http://www.virtualpilots.fi/feature/photoreports/
    http://www.virtualpilots.fi/hist/
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    nice, thx for sharing
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    Quite the Sunset photo.

    Thank's for posting.
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by woofiedog:
    Quite the Sunset photo.

    Thank's for posting. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

    It is not sunset. The sun never went down. They're flying between 02-05, in the middle of the night
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    A sun that never set's... that is something I'd really like to see.
    Must be Beautiful... although come Winter time the darkness must be Very Dreary indeed.
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    thats cool and crazy
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by woofiedog:
    A sun that never set's... that is something I'd really like to see.
    Must be Beautiful... although come Winter time the darkness must be Very Dreary indeed. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Not dreary, not at all.
    It's beautiful, in different way.
    Think of white snow and blue sky. Then white snow and black sky, with the thousands of little stars in the skies.
    The pitch black nights, with clear white ground, is quite likely even more magnificient experience to a foreigner than the nights with sun never setting.
    Both are fantastic experiences and I'm glad I live here, so I can feel and taste both ends of the scale, enjoying all of it

    Except no IRL flying during winter
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    That Gauntlet! Ohh - love it.
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    Grendel-B... Here in New England we also have a bit of Snow and Cold in the Winter! LoL

    We can range in temperature from about -10F in the winter without the Windchill, to 100F in the summer.

    And snow...



    Here I am having a bit of Winter Fun in the driveway with the Trusty Snowblower.

    But we don't have the darkness that you have in your parts during the winter... the shortest day around here, we still have about 9hr's of sunlight.

    Link to The Old Farmer's Almanac.

    http://www.almanac.com/rise/
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