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Israeli Air Force reportedly hit targets in Bekaa Valley near Lebanon-Syria border

Feb 24 2014
Although still unconfirmed, it looks like Israeli planes have conducted raids against Hezbollah targets.

Several media outlets in both Lebanon and Israel are reporting about a series of air strikes conducted by Israeli warplanes in the evening of Feb. 24 on ...

Dramatic World War II Color Air Combat Footage

Feb 24 2014
This is what aerial combat during World War II over Europe looked like

A video producer by the name of Loudon Maverick has compiled a color video including fighter gun camera footage, dogfights, flak fire, kamikaze attacks, aerial combat between fighters ...

Viggens operating from improvised airstrips in the forest: Cold War in Sweden

Feb 24 2014
In Sweden, almost any strip road is a runway that can be used by Swedish Air Force fighter planes.

Here’s an interesting video, shot during the last days of the SAAB Viggen in Swedish Air Force service. The footage, shot in ...

Italian MB.339CD aircraft with new unit markings

Feb 24 2014
MB.339CD deployed at Decimomannu airbase sports 32° Stormo code and tail badge.

Spotted recently at Decimomannu airbase where it deployed along with several other aircraft of the same type for the annual firing campaign, the MB.339CD MM55088/32-161 is the only known ...

Surveillance camera footage shows Ukraine’s Yanukovych fleeing on AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter

Feb 23 2014
Viktor Yanukovych used an AW139 helicopter to flee.

A Ukrainian TV station has aired footage that allegedly shows Viktor Yanukovych and his staff fleeing the presidential compound by helicopter.

The helicopter seen in the video is an AgustaWestland AW139 carrying registration “UR-CRG” ...

[Photo] U.S. Army CH-47s flying over ocean of snow in Afghanistan

Feb 23 2014
There can be some snow in Afghanistan in this part of the year as this photo shot from a U.S. Army chopper shows.

Activity in Afghanistan is not affected by freezing temperature recorded during this part of the year.

According to the ...

Military Aviation

Apr 19 2014
Once again a cool selfie taken from the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon. The latest example of self-portrait photo most probably taken ...
Apr 18 2014
A Russian combat helicopter performs an impressive, quite dangerous, low pass. Few days ago, we published an article about the fully armed Ukrainian ...

Drones

Apr 14 2014
This video shows how difficult shooting down a small UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) can be. Along with larger UAVs, armed forces around the ...
Apr 11 2014
A better look at the images of the Iranian drone emerged so far highlighted something interesting. New screenshots coming from Syria give a ...

Aviation Safety

Apr 05 2014
A Chinese ship involved in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 in the Indian Ocean reportedly detected an underwater ping like ...
Mar 29 2014
Quite unusual: an Egyptian Air Force plane is forced to perform a belly landing with extended nose gear. You don’t see this kind ...

Rogue States

Apr 18 2014
A Russian combat helicopter performs an impressive, quite dangerous, low pass. Few days ago, we published an article about the fully armed Ukrainian ...
Apr 17 2014
A Russian tug has been operating off Florida for some weeks. What is it doing over so far from home? The Russian tug ...

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