In the summer of 2021, two old Russian-made aircraft, rumoured to be operated by or for Russian Paramilitary organizations, first arrived to Bangui…
Following the invasion of Ukraine and attacks on Melitopol Air Base, seven Ukraine Air Force Il-76 heavy transport aircraft were evacuated to Poland…
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In the first months of 2022, dozens of western civilian and military cargo aircraft delivered aid for Ukraine to Ukrainian airports. However, it‘s not…
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Over the past day, there have been concerning news reports about suspected attacks and capture of Gostomel Airport in Ukraine. This airport is located…
Over the course of 2021, I have regularly reported about Iranian cargo aircraft visiting Ethiopia. This blog post presents previously unseen evidence…
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About a month ago, I announced that I had been tracking a large-scale airlift of Ilyushin Il-76 and Antonov An-124 cargo aircraft from Abu Dhabi…
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Deep in the Cholistan Desert in Pakistan, a remote airstrip is located. With its 3,200 meter runway, it is capable of receiving the world’s largest…
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Over the past six months, I have frequently written about cargo aircraft from Turkey and especially the United Arab Emirates visiting Ethiopia’s largest…
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Over the course of the past three months, I have been keeping a close eye on air traffic around Ethiopia. For example, I identified over 100 flights…
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Multiple articles have recently shown that Ethiopia is in a process of building up a UAV arsenal, including Iranian Mohajer-6 and Chinese Wing Loong I…
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Various cargo and VIP aircraft appear in a video taken on 11 Oct 2021 at the main Ethiopian Air Force base near Debre Zeit/Bishoftu.
An "Abakan Air" Il-76 flying for "Aviacon Zitotrans" from Chengdu, China, to Harar Meda Airport, Ethiopia, via Karachi, Pakistan.
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