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Photos & Video: Royal Canadian Air Force Visits

Photos & Video: Royal Canadian Air Force Visits

A Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft paid a visit to Bermuda yesterday [June 10], stopping by the LF Wade International Airport in the afternoon.The Government of Canada website says, “The CC-177 Globemaster III strategic airlifter transports troops, cargo and oversized combat equipment. Rapid, reliable and flexible, it is equipped with advanced... Read more of this article

Photos: US Air Force Visits Bermuda’s Airport

Photos: US Air Force Visits Bermuda’s Airport

An American military aircraft recently visited the island, with the United States Air Force [USAF] C-130 Hercules touching down in Bermuda on Thursday and departing on Friday. The aircraft had the words ‘St Joseph’ and ‘Missouri Air Guard’ on it, so it appears to be connected with the 139th Airlift Wing located at Rosecrans Air... Read more of this article

Photos: US Military Aircraft Visits Island

Photos: US Military Aircraft Visits Island

A United States Air Force [USAF] C-130 was recently spotted at the LF Wade International Airport, with the American military aircraft making a quick visit to the Island.To view our past coverage of military aircraft, click here. Related StoriesPhotos & Video: US Military Aircraft Visits Island Photos: Military Plane... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: US Military Aircraft Visits Island

Photos & Video: US Military Aircraft Visits Island

[Updated with more photos + video] Bermuda was visited over the weekend by an American military aircraft, with a United States Air Force [USAF] C-130 touching down on the island this weekend. To view our past coverage of military aircraft, click here. Related StoriesPhotos: US Military Aircraft Visits Island Photos:... Read more of this article

Photos: Royal Navy Helicopters Over Bermuda

Photos: Royal Navy Helicopters Over Bermuda

Royal Navy aviators completed “vital reconnaissance sorties over Bermuda,” the Royal Navy said, adding that they “gathered crucial information on landing sites where humanitarian aid could be brought ashore if called for by the island’s governor in a time of need.” The report on the Royal Navy website said, “Royal Navy... Read more of this article

Remembering The Island’s WWI Air Combat Ace

Remembering The Island’s WWI Air Combat Ace

In World War One a pilot who downed five or more enemy aircraft was considered an ace. Almost by definition it was those who flew the fast and nimble fighters who most often won the designation. Slower, less maneuverable bombers, while armed with defensive guns, were far more likely to end up the vanquished, not the victors, in aerial combat. But not... Read more of this article

Photos: Royal Air Force Land In Bermuda

Photos: Royal Air Force Land In Bermuda

Royal Air Force [RAF] military aircraft were recently spotted at LF Wade International Airport. It’s not unusual for military aircraft to make a stop in Bermuda while en-route to other destinations, and you can view our past photos, videos and coverage here. Related StoriesPhotos: RAF Military Jets &... Read more of this article

US Navy Helicopter Seen Flying Off The East End

US Navy Helicopter Seen Flying Off The East End

A U.S. Navy helicopter was seen flying off the east end this afternoon [Mar 1] after taking off from the L.F. Wade International Airport. Bernews unofficially understands the helicopter was on its way back to a U.S. Navy ship located off the island, having transported a crew member to the island. Click here to view all of our military aircraft coverage. Related... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RAF Voyager & Typhoons Leave

Photos & Video: RAF Voyager & Typhoons Leave

Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport saw extra activity today [Jan 18] when the group of military aircraft that arrived on the island yesterday prepared to take off this afternoon. The 2-minute video replay is below:The aircraft included a Royal Air Force [RAF] A330 Voyager Tanker accompanying four Typhoon fighter jets. A short time after... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Military Planes Land In Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Planes Land In Bermuda

[Updated with photos] This afternoon [Jan 17] aircraft from the Royal Air Force [RAF] landed at LF Wade International Airport. We will have a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime you can watch the live video replay below, and view all our coverage of military planes here. The 2-minute live video replay is below:The group of aircraft included... Read more of this article

Navy Helicopter Disembarks Sick Crew Member

Navy Helicopter Disembarks Sick Crew Member

[Updated] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel and an ambulance were on scene when a U.S. Navy helicopter landed at the L.F. Wade International Airport this afternoon [Dec 21]. Bernews unofficially understands the helicopter transported a sick crew member from a U.S. military ship, and the crew member was then transported to King Edward Memorial... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Military Aircraft Landing At Airport

Photos/Video: Military Aircraft Landing At Airport

A total of eight US Marine Corps V22 Osprey military aircraft landed at the LF Wade International Airport this afternoon [Feb 28]. It is not unusual for military aircraft to stop off in Bermuda while en-route to other destinations. The 6-minute live video replay is below:In describing the plane, the US Air Force website says, “The CV-22 Osprey... Read more of this article

Photos: Military Plane Tire Ruptures On Landing

Photos: Military Plane Tire Ruptures On Landing

The airport’s airfield was shut down for approximately thirty minutes today [Feb 23] after the tire of an Egyptian Military C-130 aircraft ruptured while making a scheduled landing, resulting in “smoke and debris being scattered on the runway.” Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “At 10:20am... Read more of this article