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Singapore’s F-16s and F-15SGs at Nellis Air Force Base for Red Flag 14-3

Oct 15 2014
Among the aircraft deployed to Nellis Air Force Base for the Red Flag 14-3 last summer, were the Republic of Singapore Air Force F-15SGs, and F-16s. All painted with various special designs on the tails.

Red Flag exercises always offer a ...

Spectacular Photo of U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft with the full moon in the background

Oct 14 2014
A quite unusual photo caught a U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command’s CV-22 Osprey with the full moon in the background.

Taken close to RAF Mildenhall, UK, on Oct. 7, 2014, by Gary Chadwick, the spectacular photo in this article shows ...

[Video] U.S. Marine Corps Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft and (armed) Harrier refueled over the Mediterranean Sea

Oct 14 2014
Marines AV-8B Harrier jet and MV-22 Osprey aircraft from USS Bataan get refueled by KC-130s from Sigonella airbase.

The following video shows fixed-wing and rotary-wing aerial refueling exercise, involving AV-8B and MV-22s, over the Mediterranean Sea with Special Purpose Marine Air- ...

War in the Web 2.0 era: how Air Forces deal (or don’t) with Internet-based flight tracking tools

Oct 13 2014
During Libya air war, you could track Canadian tankers circling over the Mediterranean Sea while they refueled allied planes heading to bomb Gaddafi. Three years later, nothing has changed.

Flightradar24 and PlaneFinder are two famous Web-based services that let aviation enthusiasts, ...

Join the U.S. Army “Golden Knights” parachute team on a night skydive

Oct 12 2014
Here’s an interesting video of the the U.S Army Parachute Team “Golden Knights” Gold Team during a night skydive event at the 2014 Oregon International Air Show.

Nicknamed and commonly known as the Golden Knights, the United States Army Parachute Team, ...

Photo shows Greek F-4 Phantom drop 12 bombs in Vietnam-style attack during Parmenion drills

Oct 11 2014
If you thought modern combat planes use only a handful of Laser Guided Bombs you were wrong.

On Oct. 2, several assets belonging to the Hellenic Armed Forces attended the final phase of the national joint exercise “PARMENION 2014”  held from ...

Military Aviation

Oct 22 2014
Turkish air-launched cruise missile is being tested for integration on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. SOM (Stand-Off Missile) is a...
Oct 21 2014
A U.S. Air Force pilot has celebrated 9,000 flying hours on the B-52. Lt. Col. Steve Smith, with 93rd Bomb Squadron from Barksdale...

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 22 2014
NATO QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) jets scrambled twice in two days to intercept Russian military aircraft The Il-20 is the most freq...
Oct 20 2014
Photos of a North Korean Mig-29 operating from a highway shows the Fulcrum with a brand new color scheme. A series of images relea...

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