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Aviation Press Limited, established in 2011, is a company specialising in military aviation photography and reporting. Its photographers and journalists, with over a 100 years of military aviation experience between them, have had hundreds of photographs and articles published. This website showcases some of that work.

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NATO Tiger Meet 2022

NATO Tiger Meet 2022

Author: Ian French Photographer: Ian FrenchSince 1961 annual training events have been organised by the NATO Tiger Association. The training applies NATO standards bringing together Allied and Partner aircraft for two weeks of flying in highly sophisticated,...

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Irish Air Corps Centenary

Irish Air Corps Centenary

Author: Ian French Photographers: Ian French & Jon AstleyThe National Army Air Service was established during the Anglo-Irish Treaty talks of 1921 and came into being in March 1922. Following a reorganisation in 1924 it was renamed the Irish Army Air Corps.  The...

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Greece – Iniochos 2022

Greece – Iniochos 2022

Authors: Ian French & Paul Witty, Photographers: Ian French & Jon AstleyExercise Iniochos is an annual operational and tactical level training exercise hosted by the Greek Air Tactics Centre at Greece’s Fighter Weapons School at Andravida Air Base.  Originally...

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Tunisia – IADE 2020

Tunisia – IADE 2020

Author & photographer: Ian French The first International Air and Defence Exhibition (IADE) in Tunisia was held at Djerba International Airport from 4th to 8th March 2020.  The event had 111 exhibitors, 38 participating countries and 42 official delegations from...

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Fuerza Aerea del Perú – Las Palmas – SEMAN

Fuerza Aerea del Perú – Las Palmas – SEMAN

Author & photographers: Ian French & Jon Astley The Servicio de Mantenimiento de la Fuerza Aérea del Perú (Peruvian Air Force Maintenance Service), well known as SEMAN or SEMAN Peru, is a Peruvian aircraft manufacturer which was formed at Real Felipe Fortress...

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Fuerza Aerea del Perú – Lima

Fuerza Aerea del Perú – Lima

Author & photographer: Ian French Two Grupo of the Fuerza Aerea del Perú (FAP), Grupo 3 and Grupo 8, are based at Lima-Callao/Base Aérea Jorge Chavez.  The base became operational in 1944 and is named after one of Peru’s early aviation pioneers.  2019 marks the...

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Fuerza Aerea del Perú – Pisco

Fuerza Aerea del Perú – Pisco

Author & photographer: Ian French Flying training for the Fuerza Aerea del Perú is undertaken by the Escuela de Formación de Pilotos N°51 at Base Aérea Capitán Renán Elías Oliveira at Pisco which is approximately 200 km north of Lima.  The training covers both...

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Exercise Cobra Warrior 2019

Exercise Cobra Warrior 2019

Author:  Ian French  Photographers:  Ian French & Jon AstleyExercise Cobra Warrior 2019 is taking part at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire between 1st and 20th September.  It is the first time that the Israeli Air Force has taken part in an exercise in the UK. ...

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