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World’s Last A-7 Corsair in Black Special Color scheme

Jul 14 2014
Two A-7 Corsair jets of the Hellenic Air Force (including a cool Special Color) made a stop over at Aviano airbase on their way to RAF Fairford’s RIAT (Royal International Air Tattoo).

The Hellenic Air Force operates world’s last ageing but still ...

Brazilian Air Force F-5 Tiger jets will ensure World Cup 2014 final’s security

Jul 13 2014
Even if the Brazilian Air Force has decided to purchase 36 SAAB Gripen NGs, it will be a fleet of 10 F-5 Tiger (among the other assets) to ensure Rio de Janeiro’s World Cup final security.

Activated on Jun. 5, 2014 ...

Japan’s new stealth jet fighter has been officially unveiled

Jul 12 2014
Mitsubishi ATD-X Shinshin stealth fighter has rolled out.

Last month, a leaked, blurry image provided an interesting preview of the first prototype of the Advanced Technology Demonstrator-X (ATD-X), the indigenous war plane that Japan Air Self-Defense Force will operate in the ...

Eurofighters invade Sardinia: 40 Austrian, German and Italian Typhoons at Decimomannu

Jul 11 2014
More than 40 Typhoons belonging to three European Air Forces have deployed to Decimomannu airbase in the last few weeks to take advantage of the local ACMI (Air Combat Maneuvering Installation) ranges.

Since mid June, more than 40 Eurofighter Typhoons belonging ...

Here’s a photo of the four F-35B jets set to take part to UK airshows stuck on the ground at Pax River

Jul 11 2014
They will not make it to RIAT at Fairford, but they could still attend Farnborough International Airshow 2014.

The above image was posted by Naval Air Station Patuxent River Facebook page on Jul. 10.

It shows the four F-35B aircraft from ...

While the F-35s remain grounded, the Scorpion low-cost multi-mission jet has arrived in the UK

Jul 10 2014
Scorpion jet is going to be one of the highlights of the Royal International Air Tattoo and Farnborough International Airshow.

Whilst it is still unclear whether any F-35 Lightning II aircraft will eventually make it to the UK, Textron Scorpion multi-mission ...

Military Aviation

Sep 20 2014
Yesterday two Rafale jets conducted the first French air strike in Iraq. And here’s a video which shows the mission from beg...
Sep 19 2014
RAF Typhoons from RAF Lossiemouth, Scotland, intercepted Russian Tu-95 bombers. This news would sound different if Scotland got in...

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 20 2014
Yesterday two Rafale jets conducted the first French air strike in Iraq. And here’s a video which shows the mission from beg...
Sep 19 2014
The French Air Force has conducted the first air strike on a terrorist target in Iraq. Two Rafales, one C-135FR Tanker were involv...

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