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Italian Typhoon jets have started Operational Testing and Evaluation in the air-to-ground role

Mar 23 2015
The Italian Eurofighter Typhoons are involved in the OT&E in the air-to-ground mission.

In the last weeks, the Italian Air Force Typhoons currently deployed to Decimomannu airbase in Sardinia have flown with Litening targeting pods and inert GBU LGBs (Laser Guided ...

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 ...

Military Aviation

Apr 01 2015
Firefighters at airbases all around the world have to be familiar with egress procedures. The images in this post show firefighter...
Mar 31 2015
A very different perspective. The sun was dropping quickly towards the Spring Mountains indicating the day was coming to an end. A...

Drones

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 w...
Mar 13 2015
RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft in BACN configuration is supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. The U.S. Air Force has not released much...

Aviation Safety

Apr 01 2015
Firefighters at airbases all around the world have to be familiar with egress procedures. The images in this post show firefighter...
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 helic...

Rogue States

Apr 01 2015
First ever Air National Guard Theater Security Package has arrived in Europe. The first six F-15C Eagles from the Florida Air Nati...
Mar 30 2015
Four U.S. Air Force A-10s have arrived in Romania. More to arrive in the next days. It looks like the USAF Warthog attack planes a...

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