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The story of one of the largest air strikes conducted by U.S and British jets in Iraq during OSW

Feb 17 2015
The attack that took place against Iraq on Feb. 16, 2001 was one of the largest strike missions conducted by U.S and British aircraft during Operation Southern Watch.

Following the end of the Gulf War in 1991, to enforce the no ...

MQ-1C Predator footage of repatriation of Italian nationals from Libya

Feb 16 2015
An Italian Air Force MQ-1C Predator A+ escorted the ships involved in the repatriation of Italian nationals from Libya.

On Feb. 15, Italy announced the closure of the Libya embassy and the orderly repatriation of nationals from the North African country ...

Watch U.S. F-22 stealth jets refuel on their way to strike an ISIS target in Iraq

Feb 16 2015
Cool footage of Raptors refueling during an air strike in Iraq.

The following footage was shot on Jan. 30, 2015.

It shows F-22s belonging to 95th FS from Tyndall Air Force Base refuel over the Persian Gulf from a U.S. Air Force ...

U.S. A-10 Thunderbolts to be temporarily stationed in Poland?

Feb 15 2015
A-10 Warthogs moving east

The U.S. Air Force A-10s of the first Air Force Theater Security Package have eventually arrived at Spangdahlem airbase, in Germany even though their deployment did not complete as planned: two jets had to divert for a ...

Rare inflight footage from inside a Russian Tu-95 shows the Bear’s coaxial contra-rotating propellers

Feb 15 2015
Fine piece of machinery.

Here’s an interesting footage filmed form inside a Russian Tu-95 Bear bomber like the ones that skirt northern Europe’s airspaces every now and then.

Although it does not show anything special about the plane, the rare video lets ...

[Photo] Super Hornet with double 2,000-lb GBU-31s payload launches for ISIS airstrike

Feb 14 2015
An interesting shot of an F/A-18E Super Hornet carrying double GBU-31 JDAMs payload.

The image in this post depicts an F/A-18E Super Hornet belonging to the Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 “Sunliners” launching from the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS ...

Military Aviation

Feb 27 2015
F-16IQ Block 52 Fighters shot in Arizona Iraq has taken delivery of the first of 36 ordered Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 52 jets des...
Feb 25 2015
Several years since it was eventually retired from the U.S. Navy, the Grumman F-14 Tomcat remains one of the most loved planes by...

Drones

Feb 16 2015
An Italian Air Force MQ-1C Predator A+ escorted the ships involved in the repatriation of Italian nationals from Libya. On Feb. 15...
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 ...

Aviation Safety

Feb 04 2015
Shocking footage shows the ATR-72 turboprop plane banking sharply, hitting a cab and clipping a bridge before crashing into Keelun...
Feb 02 2015
Ground Collision Avoidance Technology (GCAT) On a recent flight in a Block 40 F-16 with our squadron’s weapons officer I was...

Rogue States

Mar 03 2015
A-10s involved in Operation Inherent Resolve carry a full complement of air-to-ground weaponry. The pictures in this post were tak...
Mar 02 2015
A B-1 launch is always an impressive sight. The following footage shows B-1 Lancer bombers with the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadr...

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