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Highlights of the Poznan Aerofestival, the second largest Polish air show this year

Jun 24 2015
We have attended the Poznan Aerofestival event, which is the second largest air show organized in Poland this year.

Poznan Aerofestival took place within the premises of the Poznan Ławica airport which is an active, civilian airport with numerous operations performed ...

British pilot performs first ever F-35B launch from ski-jump

Jun 23 2015
F-35B STOVL (Short Take Off Vertical Landing) variant of the Joint Strike Fighter performs first launch from ski-jump in the hands of a British pilot.

On Jun. 19, BAE Systems Test Pilot Pete ‘Wizzer’ Wilson launched the Lockheed Martin F-35B from ...

First black-colored HH-101A Caesar special ops helicopter presented by the Italian Air Force

Jun 22 2015
The Italian Air Force is about to take the first AgustaWestland HH-101A Caesar on charge.

On Jun. 19, the Italian Air Force presented its first AgustaWestland HH-101A Caesar helicopter (a military variant of the AW.101) to the press at Cervia airbase, ...

Rare video shows Russian Air Force Tu-160 Blackjack bombers activity in the Arctic

Jun 21 2015
Interesting footage from aboard Russian Tu-160s bombers over the Arctic.

The Tu-160 Blackjack is a supersonic, variable-sweep wing heavy strategic bomber.

The Russian Air Force operates a dozen of Tupolevs of this type; only 5 examples are combat capable, one of those ...

This is what it is like to be catapulted from an aircraft carrier using Electromagnetic Launch System

Jun 19 2015
GoPro camera provides a unique point of view during a catapult launch using the new electromagnetic aircraft launch system (EMALS).

The following video was taken on Jun. 16, when ship’s sponsor Susan Ford Bales visited Newport News to see progress on ...

A new Russian spyplane skirted the airspace of eastern Ukraine today

Jun 18 2015
A new Russian Air Force Tu-214R could be tracked as it flew close to the border with Ukraine.

Social media are going frenzy after a Russian Air Force Tu-214R was spotted and tracked on the Internet, by means of its ADS-B ...

Military Aviation

Jun 29 2015
360° movie from the cockpit of a Swiss Air Force F-5 jet with the Patrouille Suisse display team flying over the Swiss Alps. This...
Jun 28 2015
Designated as a utility type to disguise its primary mission, the Lockheed U-2 was born as high altitude reconnaissance aircraft. ...

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

Jun 16 2015
Interesting footage has emerged of a pilot successfully ejecting from a Hungarian Air Force Gripen jet after crash landing. On Jun...
Jun 15 2015
This is a really impressive take off! Last week, the video of a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner taking off and pull off an amazing aerial ...

Rogue States

Jun 24 2015
Some cool shots of U.S. Marine Corps Hornets launching for a mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve missions. Taken on J...
Jun 18 2015
A new Russian Air Force Tu-214R could be tracked as it flew close to the border with Ukraine. Social media are going frenzy after ...

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