Aviation Photo #1052616 Shenyang F-5 - Albania - Air Force

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Main ramp showing the bulk of airworthy fighters left in the Abanian inventory. Mount Tomorri sets a nice backdrop to the base which has recently been brought up to NATO standard.
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Photo Added: May 27, 2006

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Anonymous
11 years ago
Great shot. I love the atmosphere of it, and the background is simply beautiful!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Beautiful background, but i'm not sure, if the rest is nato standard...
Anonymous
11 years ago
Very thanks! nice!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Wow the photo is really nice, but really do they still have mig-17 as their fighter planes??? no wonder theey needed help from us against our great mig-29s!
Anonymous
11 years ago
The base itself is very good and large and is indeed in NATO standards. However, none of planes are operational. A decision was taken for them to be destroyed a coupel of months ago. That said, Albania has been part of no conflicts since WWII. US fought in Kosovo not in Albania, just to clear things up. Albania was not part of the conflict at any time.
Anonymous
11 years ago
It's a beautiful view. You should visit it. It's real that the MIG's are not in use because of their conditions(decided the government).All of these are gift of other communist's countries of East: Russia and China. The planes are part of the past, but will live forever in the mind and heart of the Albanian citizens that had lived at that time.
Nolens volens they are part of our Great Country. Perhere Shqiptar! *Deluks,Tirana*
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great view, one of the best shot on A.net!!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Mountain Guardians!!!

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