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How many C-130 Hercules can you count in this stunning Elephant Walk photo?

Dec 13 2014
You don’t see so many C-130H and J models take part in a massive Elephant Walk very often.

On Dec. 6, a flight of 24 C-130 H and J models from the 317th AG and multiple Air National Guard Bases from ...

Maverick and Goose would not have had to bail out from their jet if they had flown a F110-powered F-14 Tomcat

Dec 12 2014
Almost every aviation geek has seen the famous film Top Gun. But few of them know that if Maverick and Goose flew an F-14B they would not have had to eject during the flat spin they experienced in the movie.

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Finnish Air Force Hornet jets have taken some cool snapshots of Russian bombers skirting Finland’s airspace

Dec 11 2014
Surge in Russian Air Force flights in northern Europe is providing an opportunity for local air forces to take some interesting pictures of Moscow warplanes.

Russia has launched several missions flown over the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic Sea region ...

Fuel Trucks for the F-35 Painted White to keep the Jet Fuel Cool (and prevent engine shutdowns)

Dec 10 2014
Air Force fuel trucks repainted to keep temperature within the F-35’s threshold.

According to an Air Force press release, the F-35 jets may face another issue.

The problem is not related to the jet itself, but to the fuel trucks thermal management: ...

Dutch F-16 took an interesting video of armed Russian Su-34 attack planes intercepted over the Baltics

Dec 10 2014
Russian Air Force Su-34 Fullback attack planes have become frequent visitors of the Baltic region.

On Dec. 8, two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s based at Malbork in Poland to provide NATO Baltic Air Policing duties in the Baltic States have ...

Ukrainian Mig-29 Fulcrum jets getting new digital color scheme

Dec 09 2014
Ukrainian Air Force Mig-29s are being painted with a trendy digital camouflage

In the last few months, aircraft enthusiasts spotting military jets operating at the Lviv State Aircraft Repair Plant have taken photographs of at least three Mig-29 Fulcrum fighters (two ...

Military Aviation

Dec 22 2014
A look at the F-16s of “The Green Mountain Boys”, the first Air National Guard unit destined to receive the F-35. The ...
Dec 21 2014
A-10s and C-17s during Joint Forcible Entry Exercise over Keno Airfield. The footage in this post shows A-10 Thunderbolt and C-17 ...


Dec 13 2014
The video of the Orion crew module Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) as it descended through the atmosphere until splashdown into ...
Dec 04 2014
It’s not easy to launch a drone. Some of our readers may have seen it already. For all the others, here is a funny video fil...

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

Dec 20 2014
While we wait for some official footage of the A-10s at work in Iraq, here’s a clip where you can hear and see the Air Force...
Dec 19 2014
Here’s a nice collection of images shot by the Royal Norwegian Air Force during the recent close encounters with Russians of...

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