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Photos of F-35, F-16, A-10, F-15E jets launching from Nellis Air Force Base

Jan 20 2015
Nellis AFB near Las Vegas, is one of the airbases where you can see F-35 Joint Strike Fighters fly.

Nellis AFB, Nevada, is one of the most interesting and busiest airbases in the US. Even outside the Green/Red Flag periods.

Among the ...

U.S. A-10 reportedly shot at by ISIS militants with Strela MANPADS in Iraq

Jan 19 2015
U.S. A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft face the threat of Man Portable Air Defense Systems in Iraq.

According to a report by Iraqi News, American A-10 were shot at with four Strela missiles during the recent air strikes carried out by the Warthogs ...

HH-60 Helicopter refuels from HC-130 in one of the most awesome aerial refueling photos ever!

Jan 19 2015
Helicopter Air to Air Refueling as you’ve (probably) never seen it.

The image in this post was taken during a training Helicopter Air-to-Air Refueling (HAAR) mission over Alaska.

It was taken from a 210th Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawk as it refuels ...

People with Polish descent evacuated from eastern Ukraine using C-130 and C295 cargo planes

Jan 17 2015
The air bridge involved the backbone of the Polish transport aviation: CASA C295M and C-130E Hercules.

The Polish Air Force has completed the evacuation of Ukrainians with Polish descent living in eastern Ukraine and extracted them to refugee camps in Poland ...

This photo shows all the weapons the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is designed to carry

Jan 16 2015
The F-35 and its weapons suite.

Top image shows an F-35A, at Edwards AFB, California,nexto to its F-35 Systems Development and Demonstration Weapons Suite the aircraft is designed to carry.

According to Lockheed Martin, the Joint Strike Fighter can carry more than ...

The nuclear nightmare of Savage Mountain: when a B-52 crashed due to turbulence. With two nukes

Jan 15 2015
This is true. And it’s terrifying. It reads like an Ian Fleming or Tom Clancy thriller. But it’s real.

0138 (Local) Romeo Time Zone (UTC-5:00). 13 January, 1964. USAF B-52D Stratofortress Callsign “Buzz 14”, Flight Level 295 over Savage Mountain, Maryland.

Major ...

Military Aviation

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 25 2015
It’s the first time the Frecce Tricolori paint one of their aircraft with a special color scheme. The “Frecce Tricolori”...

Drones

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 06 2015
Several articles have mentioned the A-GCAS (Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System) as the military tech capable to avert the...
Apr 01 2015
Firefighters at airbases all around the world have to be familiar with egress procedures. The images in this post show firefighter...

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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