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[Photo] Pro-Russia separatists have shot down another Ukrainian Mig-29 Fulcrum

Aug 17 2014
Luhansk fighters have shot down another Ukrainian Air Force Mig-29 Fulcrum

On Sunday Aug. 17, pro-Russia separatists have shot down another Ukrainian Air Force Mig-29 Fulcrum in East Ukraine. The aircraft has been identified as “White 53″.

This is the second Ukrainian ...

Pilots explain how the Convair F-102 Delta Dagger intercepted Soviet bombers in the 1950s

Aug 17 2014
The Convair F-102 was a delta-winged interceptor, that became the standard Air Defense Command (ADC) fighter starting in mid 1956.

Nicknamed Delta Dagger, the Convair F-102, which was referred to as “The Deuce” by its aircrew, entered service in 1954.

The F-102A ...

Air Drop over Iraq as seen from a RAF Tornado’s Litening Reconnaissance Pod

Aug 16 2014
A humanitarian aid air drop as you have never seen it.

The following footage was filmed by a Litening III reconnaissance pod of a British Tornado GR4 aircraft during a humanitarian aid air drop by a RAF Hercules over Mount Sinjar, ...

Close call: two Turkish Air Force NF-5 jets almost collide during aerobatic display

Aug 15 2014
Two NF-5s belonging to the Turkish aerobatics team, Turkish Stars, almost collided over Konya, during a display practice.

Filmed in 2009, the following video shows two NF-5 of the Turkish Air Force aerobatic team “Turkish Stars” coming quite close to collide ...

Russian Su-34 attack planes “conquered” the North Pole. Mig-31 interceptors prepare to.

Aug 14 2014
Four Su-34 Fullback bombers have reached the North Pole. Mig-31 Foxhounds prepare to.

In what is another sign of the renewed interest for the Arctic, four Russian Sukhoi Su-34 bombers have reached the North Pole recently.

In spite of a range (on ...

An unusual view of Exercise Red Flag at Night, from Nevada Desert

Aug 14 2014
The night operations have become a mainstay of Red Flag. Given most modern air campaigns begin with night operations, these Red Flag exercises are a valuable training opportunity for pilots and crews to safely experience a complex, coordinated exercise in ...

Military Aviation

Sep 18 2014
Although they are two different airframes, the F-15 and the F-18 have similar avionics, as you can read in the following interesti...
Sep 17 2014
The American “Mach Loop” is on the Death Valley Beware: video contains strong language There is a series of spotting p...

Drones

Sep 19 2014
Did you know RAF delivered its five Reaper UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) as if they were model kits? The Royal Air Force has just ...
Sep 09 2014
An interesting picture, shared by the U.S. Air Force, shows a Reaper UAS (Unmanned Air System) on the ground at Kandahar airbase, ...

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

Sep 19 2014
Two Russian Air Force Su-24 Fencer attack jets violated the Swedish airspace to probe the Swedish Air Force readiness. On Sept. 17...
Sep 16 2014
Two Rafale have already flown over Iraq to perform reconnaissance missions over ISIS targets. Two French Air Force Rafale jets, de...

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