A note on sources and credits

As far as possible photographs that are not mine are posted here with permission; thank you to all contributors to 'Jet & Prop', especially photographers Tad Dippel, Neil Cotten and Nico Charpentier, the editor of the magnificent 'Avions' magazine Michel Ledet and Jean-Yves Lorant, author, researcher and archivist at the Service Historique de la Défense, Paris. Images from the IWM and Roger Freeman collections are published here under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Licence. Occasionally some images on this site have been 'reposted' from facebook or ebay. They are used non-commercially in an educational context to depict historical events. If such is deemed necessary they can be removed on simple request. Contact me at falkeeins at aol.com. All rights reserved.

Sunday, 10 August 2014

RAF carries out first aid airdrops over Mount Sinjar, Iraq




dropping vital supplies overnight to besieged minorities fleeing from Islamist jihadist militants in Iraq ...before it is too late








Saturday, 9 August 2014

two Sukhoi Su 15 Flagons lost in Russian floods, 22 July 2014






Flooding in Magadan in the Russian Far East on 22 July saw the city's river burst its banks, sweeping away and virtually wiping out the city's 'Museum of Military Equipment'. The damage resulted in the untimely scrapping of two Cold War-era Sukhoi 15 'Flagons'....