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Russia has grounded all its Tu-95 strategic bombers after one Bear skidded off runway and caught fire

Jun 09 2015
Moscow has grounded its nuclear-capable bombers after a deadly incident in eastern Russia.

The Russian Ministry of Defense has suspended all the Tu-95 Bear bomber flights after a strategic bomber suffered an incident in Russia’s Far East.

“The Tu-95 ran over the ...

Two B-2 Spirit stealth bombers join three B-52s deployed to UK in a show of Global Reach

Jun 08 2015
Two U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command B-2s performed a hot-pit refueling and an engine-running crew change at RAF Fairford, where three B-52s are already deployed.

In what the U.S. Air Force dubbed “a demonstration of Global Reach”, two B-2 Spirit ...

Here are the photos of the U.S. Air Force F-35A damaged by engine fire last year

Jun 06 2015

 

The U.S. Air Force has released the report and photos of the mishap suffered by an F-35A Lightning II  in June 2014.

A U.S. Air Force Air Education and Training Command (AETC) Investigation Board team has completed the investigation into the ...

Video From On Board Ukrainian Mi-24 Gunship Helicopter Allegedly Shows Moment It Was Shot Down

Jun 05 2015
Incredibly, the camera survived the crash.

The video in this post was allegedly filmed on Aug. 20, 2014, somewhere near Lugansk where a Ukrainian Mi-24 Hind gunship helicopter was hit and shot down by an anti-aircraft missile while on patrol with ...

F/A-18 Hornet pilot’s first person view of low level formation flying over Fjords

Jun 05 2015
This cool footage was filmed from a Finnish Air Force F/A-18 Hornet pilot.

Nine nations have taken part in Arctic Challenge Exercise 2015, a multinational flying exercise that included approximately 115 combat aircraft deployed at several airbases in Sweden and Norway.

Among ...

A U.S. Air Force Intel team turned a comment on social media into an airstrike on ISIS building

Jun 04 2015
A comment on a social media can attract three JDAMs (Joint Direct Attack Munitions).

It looks like the imprudent use of social media cost ISIS an air strike and three JDAMs dropped by U.S. attack planes on one of their buildings.

According ...

Military Aviation

Jul 26 2015
The A-10 Thunderbolt II is still one of the toughest planes around. On Jul. 16, two U.S. Air Force A-10s belonging to the 75th Fig...
Jul 22 2015
The Flankers are involved in exercise Indradhanush 2015. Delayed by one day, on Friday morning Jul. 17, four Indian Air Force Su-3...

Drones

Jun 25 2015
One of our readers has spotted something interesting in a satellite image Although Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel UAS (Unmanned A...
May 11 2015
The nEUROn stealth combat drone as seen from a different point of view. The first example of the nEUROn UCAV (Unmanned Combat Aeri...

Aviation Safety

Jul 28 2015
“Any landing you can walk away, is a good landing.” The following video was shot at Amsterdam Schiphol airport on Jul....
Jul 19 2015
A pilot landed his 80% replica Spitfire without landing gear. On Jul. 19, a pilot carried out a perfect emergency landing of his r...

Rogue States

Jul 30 2015
Last Friday was quite a busy day for the RAF Typhoons supporting NATO Baltic Air Patrol mission. On Jul. 24, the Royal Air Force E...
Jul 28 2015
This is how you depart the tanker like a boss! Taken on Jul. 23, during a mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, this c...

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