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[Photo] U.S. A-10 Warthogs during aerial refueling over Afghanistan

Aug 19 2014
An interesting gallery of U.S. Air Force’s A-10s being refueled over Afghanistan.

Taken on Jul. 10, 2014, the images in this post show U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, ...

[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

If you Google “F-14 gun kill” or “F-14 Hoser”, you can find a 8” x 10” frame of a 16 mm gun film shot which shows an  F-15 ...

[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, ...

Military Aviation

Oct 24 2014
Video shows what happened to a hill near Kobane. Wiped out by an air strike conducted by US-led coalition bombers. This is a strik...
Oct 23 2014
Once again, Hornet Ball is the best naval aviation video of the year. The Hornet Ball (Strike Fighter Ball Pacific) is an annual e...

Drones

Sep 22 2014
It looks like Hezbollah is using its weaponized drones to attack Al Qaeda targets in Lebanon. Not only Hamas operates armed UAVs (...
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 ...

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

Oct 24 2014
Video shows what happened to a hill near Kobane. Wiped out by an air strike conducted by US-led coalition bombers. This is a strik...
Oct 23 2014
Some interesting markings were noticed on the fuselage of a U.S. surveillance plane at RAF Mildenhall, in the UK. The reason behin...

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