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[Photo] F-22 Raptor zooming through the clouds during demo training

Mar 16 2015
An F-22 Raptor during an annual demo training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

The annual Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course is an annual four-day training event for civilian and military pilots who are given the opportunity to practice flying in ...

U.S. Air Force disclosed some details about gigantic Global Hawk unmanned aircraft operations against ISIS

Mar 13 2015
RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft in BACN configuration is supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

The U.S. Air Force has not released much details about the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft and its involvement in the air war on ISIS.

We ...

First ever F-35 assembled internationally destined to Italy rolled out of Cameri facility

Mar 12 2015
First Italian F-35A rolled out of Cameri facility.

On Mar. 12, the first F-35A Lightning II destined to the Italian Air Force rolled out of the Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility at Cameri, in northwestern Italy.

The aircraft, designated AL-1, ...

Cockpit video shows U.S. Navy C-2 COD trap land and launch from French aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf

Mar 12 2015
VRC-30 DET 1 made a video of a trap/cat shot onboard the Charles de Gaulle.

Not only did French combat planes operate from the flight of USS Carl Vinson and were refueled by VFA-81 F/A-18E Super Hornets over the Arabian/Persian Gulf.

C-2A ...

Watch a B-2 Spirit bomber refuel and then rotate dorsal fuel receptacle to achieve full stealthiness

Mar 11 2015
Interesting video shows B-2 stealth bombers refuel over Montana

Usually, videos of U.S. Air Force B-2 stealth bombers getting fuel from KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refuelers are interesting for showing the plane’s inboard elevons continuously moving to keep the aircraft in the ...

Here are some superb videos of Russian Mig-29K Fulcrum operations aboard aircraft carrier

Mar 11 2015
Here is a nice compilation of Fulcrum flight deck operations.

In 2013, Russian Mig-29K fighter jets performed testing aboard Indian Navy aircraft carrier INS “Vikramaditya”.

The “new” aircraft carrier dates back to 1987, when it operated under the name of Baku in ...

Military Aviation

Apr 28 2015
The story of the first Combat SAR (Search And Rescue) mission behind enemy lines since Vietnam. One of the most famous missions ...
Apr 27 2015
Chosen by Italy, Israel, Poland and Singapore to prepare their pilots to the 4th and 5th Gen. fighter jets, the Alenia Aermacchi M...


Apr 24 2015
Someone said we are one step closer to Skynet.. On Apr. 16, one of the two Unmanned Carrier Air Vehicle demonstrator (UCAS-D) airc...
Apr 22 2015
From a certain angle, the nEUROn drone is  an F-117 look-alike. The image in this post was taken by The Aviationist’s contr...

Aviation Safety

Apr 28 2015
The story of the first Combat SAR (Search And Rescue) mission behind enemy lines since Vietnam. One of the most famous missions ...
Apr 06 2015
Several articles have mentioned the A-GCAS (Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System) as the military tech capable to avert the...

Rogue States

Apr 26 2015
An A-10 pilot had to land his Thunderbolt at Al Asad Air Base in Iraq’s volatile Anbar province. A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbo...
Apr 23 2015
“What passes for dangerous and provocative today was ho-hum to recon crews of my generation” former RC-135 commander says On A...

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