Usually Saturday is a good day, Saturday with afterburner is a very good day, well, Saturday with a few afterburners is an excellent day.
Picnic in 23rd Base of Tactical Aviation.
23rd Base of Tactical Aviation (23. Blot) is located in Minsk Mazowiecki, 40 clicks east of Warsaw. Minsk Mazowiecki is a home base for 1st Tactical Sqd. (1. elt) their main “toys” are MiGs-29 “Fulcrum-A”. On occasion the feast of 23. Blot an aviation picnic was organised, it was small but full of afterburners: “Blower! Oh, boy, blower! That’s what tiggers like best.”
MiG-29A Fulcrum-A “56” from 1st Tactical Sqd. solo display. Pilot – Lt. Col. Artur Kałko.
Painting in commemoration of W/Cdr Marian Pisarek.
Artur Kielak (Polish champion in aerobatics) on Extra 300.
Biało-Czerwone Iskry ( White-and-Red Sparks ) Polish Air Force Aerobatic Team.
Su-22M4 Fitter “8919” and “3713” from 8th Tactical Sqd. ground attack display.
PZL Mielec M-18 Dromedary as a flying fire extinguisher.
Pair of Su-22 in attack again.
Good bye solo display: MiG-29A Fulcrum-A “111” from 1st Tactical Sqd. pilot – Capt. Adrian Rojek.
Painting in commemoration of F/O Miroslaw Feric.
Big thanks to: von Kopytko for transport, the organizers from 23rd Base and all pilots participating in picnic – fantastic show, THANK YOU!