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Dissimilar Air Combat Training in the Canary Islands: DACT 2014

Oct 07 2014
Once again we visited Gando, Gran Canaria, to see the Spanish Air Force aircraft taking part in DACT 2014 drills.

From Sept. 1 to 12, Gando airbase, Gran Canaria, Spain, hosted DACT (Dissimilar Air Combat Training) 2014, the annual air combat ...

[Photo] U.S. Navy’s Last EA-6B Prowlers and F/A-18C Legacy Hornets take fuel over Iraq

Oct 06 2014
U.S. Navy aircraft, launched from USS George H.W. Bush are taking part in the air strikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

On Aug. 8, the U.S. military launched the first targeted airstrike against ISIS terrorists. The raid involved aircraft belonging ...

Exotic planes, Special Colors and Display Teams at the Malta International Air Show 2014

Oct 06 2014
The yearly Malta International Airshow at Luqa airport, once again proved to be one of the most interesting events in southern Europe.

Held at Malta International Airport in the weekend of Sept. 27-28, the traditional Malta International Airshow featured some really ...

[Photo] Rafale jets refuel over Baghdad during first French night air strikes in Iraq

Oct 04 2014
This photo proves air-to-air refueling of armed planes involved in the air strikes in Syria and Iraq may also take place over large cities.

On the night of Oct. 2, the French Air Force Rafale multirole jets deployed to Al Dhafra, ...

These Photos Prove F-117 Stealth Jets Still Fly at Tonopah 6 years After Retirement

Oct 03 2014
The news that F-117s were flying somewhere in Nevada was known. Here’s the evidence.

The images in this post were shot on Sept. 30, at around 11.00AM, from Brainwash Butte. Although much distorted by the high temperature and distance, they clearly ...

Chinook Forever! First two brand new ICH-47F enter active service with Italian Army

Oct 03 2014
The Italian Army has been delivered the first two examples of a new Chinook variant, designated ICH-47F.

On Oct. 2, during an official ceremony held at AgustaWestland’s Vergiate plant, Italy, the Italian Army received the first two ICH-47F helicopters.

Within the ICH-47F ...

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...

Drones

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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