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F-5 Tiger jets perform ultra low level flyby pruning trees in the process

Jan 22 2015
This is probably the coolest way to trim your trees.

The video in this post was filmed at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Mombasa (Moi International Airport), one of the airbases in Kenya.

It shows two F-5E Tiger II of the Kenyan Air ...

[Photo] U.S. Air Force C-17 caught fire at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Jan 21 2015
An engine malfunction led to a C-17 Globemaster cargo catching fire at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

On Jan. 7, a C-17 Globemaster III with the 445th Airlift Wing caught fire upon engine start at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.

The air crew shut off ...

Photos of F-35, F-16, A-10, F-15E jets launching from Nellis Air Force Base

Jan 20 2015
Nellis AFB near Las Vegas, is one of the airbases where you can see F-35 Joint Strike Fighters fly.

Nellis AFB, Nevada, is one of the most interesting and busiest airbases in the US. Even outside the Green/Red Flag periods.

Among the ...

U.S. A-10 reportedly shot at by ISIS militants with Strela MANPADS in Iraq

Jan 19 2015
U.S. A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft face the threat of Man Portable Air Defense Systems in Iraq.

According to a report by Iraqi News, American A-10 were shot at with four Strela missiles during the recent air strikes carried out by the Warthogs ...

HH-60 Helicopter refuels from HC-130 in one of the most awesome aerial refueling photos ever!

Jan 19 2015
Helicopter Air to Air Refueling as you’ve (probably) never seen it.

The image in this post was taken during a training Helicopter Air-to-Air Refueling (HAAR) mission over Alaska.

It was taken from a 210th Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawk as it refuels ...

People with Polish descent evacuated from eastern Ukraine using C-130 and C295 cargo planes

Jan 17 2015
The air bridge involved the backbone of the Polish transport aviation: CASA C295M and C-130E Hercules.

The Polish Air Force has completed the evacuation of Ukrainians with Polish descent living in eastern Ukraine and extracted them to refugee camps in Poland ...

Military Aviation

Jan 30 2015
The Italian Eurofighter Typhoon interceptors have had their first close encounter with a Russian jet since taking over the lead na...
Jan 30 2015
An F-35 Lightning II has endured extreme weather temperatures to certify the capability of the Joint Strike Fighter to deploy to a...


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

Jan 28 2015
An Alaskan Raptor suffered a landing accident at Hawaii. A U.S. Air Force F-22A Raptor, belonging to the 3rd Wing from Joint Base ...
Jan 26 2015
Interesting footage of a Cirrus ditching in the Pacific Ocean filmed by a U.S. Coast Guard C-130 Hercules. On Jan. 26, a Cirrus SR...

Rogue States

Jan 30 2015
The Italian Eurofighter Typhoon interceptors have had their first close encounter with a Russian jet since taking over the lead na...
Jan 29 2015
Two Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers performed a 19-hour mission over the Atlantic Ocean. They were intercepted multiple times al...

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