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Video: How the UK QRA responded to Soviet intruders at the times of the Phantom

Feb 23 2015
Here’s UK Quick Reaction Alert in the 1970s.

Last week, UK’s air defense was once again put to the test by two Russian strategic bombers that flew off Cornwall during a routine long-range patrol over northern Europe.

The two Bear H aircraft ...

Listen to Russian Strategic Bombers talk to their Ground Control while skirting UK airspace

Feb 20 2015
Here is an interesting six-minute-long message recorded using a high frequency radio.

On Feb. 18, two Russian Air Force Tu-95MS Bear bombers on a long-range patrol flew close to the UK airspace off Cornwall.

Although the 60-year old 4-engine powered turboprop planes ...

[Video] Russian strategic bomber films British and French jets escorting it

Feb 19 2015
British and French fighter jets shadow a Russian Tu-95 bomber, and surprisingly the footage is recorded by the crew members of the Tu-95.

Here is an interesting video filmed from inside a Tu-95 Bear escorted by Royal Air Force Typhoons and ...

The story of one of the largest air strikes conducted by U.S and British jets in Iraq during OSW

Feb 17 2015
The attack that took place against Iraq on Feb. 16, 2001 was one of the largest strike missions conducted by U.S and British aircraft during Operation Southern Watch.

Following the end of the Gulf War in 1991, to enforce the no ...

MQ-1C Predator footage of repatriation of Italian nationals from Libya

Feb 16 2015
An Italian Air Force MQ-1C Predator A+ escorted the ships involved in the repatriation of Italian nationals from Libya.

On Feb. 15, Italy announced the closure of the Libya embassy and the orderly repatriation of nationals from the North African country ...

Watch U.S. F-22 stealth jets refuel on their way to strike an ISIS target in Iraq

Feb 16 2015
Cool footage of Raptors refueling during an air strike in Iraq.

The following footage was shot on Jan. 30, 2015.

It shows F-22s belonging to 95th FS from Tyndall Air Force Base refuel over the Persian Gulf from a U.S. Air Force ...

Military Aviation

Feb 27 2015
F-16IQ Block 52 Fighters shot in Arizona Iraq has taken delivery of the first of 36 ordered Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 52 jets des...
Feb 25 2015
Several years since it was eventually retired from the U.S. Navy, the Grumman F-14 Tomcat remains one of the most loved planes by...

Drones

Feb 16 2015
An Italian Air Force MQ-1C Predator A+ escorted the ships involved in the repatriation of Italian nationals from Libya. On Feb. 15...
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 ...

Aviation Safety

Feb 04 2015
Shocking footage shows the ATR-72 turboprop plane banking sharply, hitting a cab and clipping a bridge before crashing into Keelun...
Feb 02 2015
Ground Collision Avoidance Technology (GCAT) On a recent flight in a Block 40 F-16 with our squadron’s weapons officer I was...

Rogue States

Feb 27 2015
F-16IQ Block 52 Fighters shot in Arizona Iraq has taken delivery of the first of 36 ordered Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 52 jets des...
Feb 26 2015
The Russians have started the test and design works, aim of which is to provide the Russian 5th Generation fighter with a relevant...

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