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[Video] U.S. Navy X-47B drone and F/A-18 Hornet conduct historic combined manned, unmanned carrier ops

Aug 18 2014
With a series of tests conducted aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt the Navy’s unmanned X-47B drone demonstrated its ability to operated safely and seamlessly with manned aircraft.

On Aug. 17, the U.S. Navy successfully tested its X-47B UCAS (Unmmaned Combat Air System) ...

The story of a legendary F-14 pilot and the gun kill on an F-15 that could sell Tomcats to Japan

Aug 18 2014
Known and unknown stories of a legendary F-8 Crusader and F-14 Tomcat pilot

Look at the picture above.

It’s a 8” x 10” frame of a 16 mm gun film shot which shows an  F-15 Eagle locked through an  F-14 Tomcat Head ...

[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 ...

Military Aviation

Aug 22 2014
Some quite rare and interesting visitors at Stansted airport. Two Royal New Zealand Air Force T-6 Texan II aircraft, NZ1401/01 (N2...
Aug 21 2014
HQ video with RDAF F-16s low level over Greenland ice sheet. Here’s another interesting footage filmed with GoPro cameras of...

Drones

Aug 18 2014
With a series of tests conducted aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt the Navy’s unmanned X-47B drone demonstrated its ability to o...
Aug 05 2014
A new image coming from Gaza shows an Israeli Hermes UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) carrying two (still unknown) pods and dorsal an...

Aviation Safety

Aug 20 2014
Two Italian Air Force Tornado jets have crashed after colliding midair in central east Italy. While search of the four missing pil...
Aug 15 2014
Two NF-5s belonging to the Turkish aerobatics team, Turkish Stars, almost collided over Konya, during a display practice. Filmed i...

Rogue States

Aug 22 2014
A Chinese Su-27 Flanker flew within 50 feet of a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine warfare aircraft. It looks like not only ...
Aug 17 2014
Luhansk fighters have shot down another Ukrainian Air Force Mig-29 Fulcrum On Sunday Aug. 17, pro-Russia separatists have shot dow...

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