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Russian Su-34 attack planes “conquered” the North Pole. Mig-31 interceptors prepare to.

Aug 14 2014
Four Su-34 Fullback bombers have reached the North Pole. Mig-31 Foxhounds prepare to.

In what is another sign of the renewed interest for the Arctic, four Russian Sukhoi Su-34 bombers have reached the North Pole recently.

In spite of a range (on ...

An unusual view of Exercise Red Flag at Night, from Nevada Desert

Aug 14 2014
The night operations have become a mainstay of Red Flag. Given most modern air campaigns begin with night operations, these Red Flag exercises are a valuable training opportunity for pilots and crews to safely experience a complex, coordinated exercise in ...

U.S. airborne communication plane could be tracked on the Web for 9 hours during air strike that killed Taliban leaders in Afghanistan

Aug 13 2014
At least seven Taliban militants were killed following a NATO air raid Afghanistan. Noteworthy, a sign of the developing operation may have been a U.S. Air Force E-11A BACN plane orbiting over southeasern Ghazni province, clearly visible on

Although many ...

Focus on Eurofighter Typhoons’ role in Exercise Anatolian Eagle in Turkey

Aug 12 2014
Twelve Eurofighter Typhoons belonging to the Royal Air Force and the Ejército del Aire (Spanish Air Force) took part in the international edition of Anatolian Eagle, from June 9 – 20 at Konya airbase, Turkey.

The Royal Air Force deployed six ...

Breathtaking photo as F/A-18E Super Hornet pilot seemingly activates “Hyperspace Drive”

Aug 12 2014
An amazing shot from a Super Hornet fighter pilot

This photo was taken by an F/A-18E Super Hornet pilot with the U.S. Navy’s Strike-Fighter Squadron 27 (VFA-27) “Royal Maces” during a night gun strafe practice.

The visual effect of the 20mm bullets ...

Exercise Anatolian Eagle 2014-2: Turkey, Jordan, Qatar, Spain and the UK train for real combat ops

Aug 11 2014
Attracting an increasing number of foreign air arms, Anatolian Eagle has become a high-tech exercise that gives participating units the opportunity to assess their capabilities and readiness for war, to improve multinational cooperation, and to test new weapons systems: some ...

Military Aviation

Aug 22 2014
Some quite rare and interesting visitors at Stansted airport. Two Royal New Zealand Air Force T-6 Texan II aircraft, NZ1401/01 (N2...
Aug 21 2014
HQ video with RDAF F-16s low level over Greenland ice sheet. Here’s another interesting footage filmed with GoPro cameras of...


Aug 18 2014
With a series of tests conducted aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt the Navy’s unmanned X-47B drone demonstrated its ability to o...
Aug 05 2014
A new image coming from Gaza shows an Israeli Hermes UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) carrying two (still unknown) pods and dorsal an...

Aviation Safety

Aug 20 2014
Two Italian Air Force Tornado jets have crashed after colliding midair in central east Italy. While search of the four missing pil...
Aug 15 2014
Two NF-5s belonging to the Turkish aerobatics team, Turkish Stars, almost collided over Konya, during a display practice. Filmed i...

Rogue States

Aug 22 2014
A Chinese Su-27 Flanker flew within 50 feet of a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine warfare aircraft. It looks like not only ...
Aug 17 2014
Luhansk fighters have shot down another Ukrainian Air Force Mig-29 Fulcrum On Sunday Aug. 17, pro-Russia separatists have shot dow...

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