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U.S. has just deployed 14 F-16s to Estonia

Mar 22 2015
31st Fighter Wing F-16s have deployed to Estonia, to participate in bilateral training with the Estonian air force.

On Mar. 20, 14 F-16 Fighting Falcon jets, with the 510th Fighter Squadron of the 31st Fighter Wing, from Aviano Air Base, Italy, ...

Video shows Syrian Navy Mi-14 anti-submarine helicopter (about to) crash land near Idlib

Mar 22 2015
A Syrian Mi-14 ASW (Anti-Submarine Warfare) helicopter crash landed in the Idlib region.

On Mar. 22, a Syrian Navy Mil Mi-14 helicopter crash landed in the Idlib region, northwestern of the country.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, at least ...

Watch a B-1 Lancer bomber buzz photographers on take off from Al Udeid airbase

Mar 21 2015
Head-on take off by a “Bone” deployed to Qatar to fight ISIS

B-1’s take offs are always impressive.

B-1’s take off at Al Udeid, west of Doha, in Qatar, where the U.S. Air Force has based its heavy bombers to fight ...

Benelux starts joint Air Policing operations

Mar 19 2015
This could be a European Precedent

A couple of weeks ago, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands signed an agreement which is to regulate joint air defense operations carried out in their airspaces.

Signed by the Ministers of Defense of the Netherlands and ...

Stunning HD video: flying the Russian Su-34 Fullback bomber

Mar 18 2015
Taxi, take-off, aerobatics and a bit of air combat from the cockpit of a Russian Su-34 Fullback.

The following series of videos is pretty impressive: with English subtitles, the footage brings you inside the cockpit of a Russian Su-34 Fullback bomber ...

U.S. drone crashed in Syria. Probably shot down by a Syrian SA-3 surface to air missile

Mar 17 2015
An MQ-1 Predator crashed in Syria. According to Syria state media it was shot down by Syrian air defenses.

The U.S. lost contact with an unarmed MQ-1 Predator drone on Mar. 17.

Whilst Pentagon officials could not confirm whether the aircraft ...

Military Aviation

Jul 03 2015
Royal Danish Air Force F-16s involved in a LIVEX (Live Firing Exercise). Last week some RDAF F-16 pilots were involved in a LIVEX ...
Jul 02 2015
A Sukhoi of the Uganda People’s Defence Air Force makes a low pass over raft. Uganda People’s Defence Air Force (UPDAF...

Drones

Jun 25 2015
One of our readers has spotted something interesting in a satellite image Although Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel UAS (Unmanned A...
May 11 2015
The nEUROn stealth combat drone as seen from a different point of view. The first example of the nEUROn UCAV (Unmanned Combat Aeri...

Aviation Safety

Jul 06 2015
The lowest and fastest flyby by a Libyan Mig-23 Flogger We have already posted a cool shot showing FLAF (Free Libya Air Force) Mig...
Jun 16 2015
Interesting footage has emerged of a pilot successfully ejecting from a Hungarian Air Force Gripen jet after crash landing. On Jun...

Rogue States

Jul 06 2015
The lowest and fastest flyby by a Libyan Mig-23 Flogger We have already posted a cool shot showing FLAF (Free Libya Air Force) Mig...
Jul 03 2015
Here’s an interesting compilation of “zombies” intercepted by RNoAF (Royal Norwegian Air Force) F-16s in BAP (Ba...

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