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Video of F-35C jet’s first carrier-based night flight operations aboard aircraft carrier

Nov 16 2014
F-35C Lightning II Conducts First Night Flight Ops During Developmental Testing aboard USS Nimitz

On Nov. 3, F-35C CF-3 piloted by Navy test pilot Cmdr. Tony Wilson, conducted the very first arrested landing of the Joint Strike Fighter plane on a ...

Video shows Su-24 Fencer attack plane perform an insane low-level flyby at unknown airbase

Nov 16 2014
Su-24 Fencer buzzes some heads at an unknown airbase

The following video shows a Su-24 attack plane (serving with the Russian and Ukrainian air forces and a few other operators) performing a really low pass on some observers grouped on the ...

[Photo] NATO Nuclear Exercise “Steadfast Noon 2014″

Nov 15 2014
Here are some images of Steadfast Noon 2014, a NATO Nuclear exercise.

With news, AIP supplements, comments all over the Internet, and photographs published on aviation websites and spotters forums across Europe, it’s not a secret that, at the end of ...

Russian bombers to fly over the Gulf of Mexico. This is what happened last year in Central America.

Nov 14 2014
Russian bombers about to become regular visitors of the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Not a first though.

After visiting the Arctic and Europe, Russian bombers prepare to perform long-range training sorties over the waters of the Caribbean and the ...

Video shows Armenian Mi-24 gunship helicopter hit and shot down with MANPADS by Azeri forces

Nov 13 2014
A video seems to show the downing of an Mi-24 Hind helicopter belonging to the Armed Forces of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic.

On Nov. 12, at around 1.45PM LT, a Mil Mi-24 belonging to Armed Forces of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic ...

Iran releases first (somehow suspicious) video of its RQ-170 stealth drone copy in flight

Nov 12 2014
Eventually, a video allegedly showing the copy of Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) drone manufactured by reverse-engineering of U.S. Sentinel drone captured in December 2011 was released.

On Nov. 10, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) ...

Military Aviation

Dec 19 2014
The first Royal Australian Air Force F-35A Lightning II jet landed at Luke Air Force Base marking the first international partner ...
Dec 18 2014
According to Lockheed Martin the U.S. Air Force granted a consent to start mass production of the extended range variant of the Jo...

Drones

Dec 13 2014
The video of the Orion crew module Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) as it descended through the atmosphere until splashdown into ...
Dec 04 2014
It’s not easy to launch a drone. Some of our readers may have seen it already. For all the others, here is a funny video fil...

Aviation Safety

Sep 15 2014
The famous episode when an Israeli Air Force F-15 was able to land with one wing. The F-15 is not only a famous MiG Killer. The le...
Sep 11 2014
Take off and landing from an aircraft carrier can be extremely dangerous. Even if they are extremely important to project power ac...

Rogue States

Dec 20 2014
While we wait for some official footage of the A-10s at work in Iraq, here’s a clip where you can hear and see the Air Force...
Dec 19 2014
Here’s a nice collection of images shot by the Royal Norwegian Air Force during the recent close encounters with Russians of...

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