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What’s this Pod Carried by a U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drone in Afghanistan?

Sep 09 2014
An interesting picture, shared by the U.S. Air Force, shows a Reaper UAS (Unmanned Air System) on the ground at Kandahar airbase, with two interesting pods.

The image in this post (that we’ve edited to highlight the detail of interest) was ...

[Video] Syrian helicopter destroyed by Anti-Tank Guided Missile

Sep 09 2014
Syrian militants fire a Kornet ATGM (Anti-Tank Guided Missile) to a Syrian helicopter

The following video shows a Syrian Mil Mi-8 Hip helicopter being destroyed by a Kornet ATGM reportedly fired by Sham Legion’ brigade militants at an airbase near Idlib.

From ...

[Photo] C-17 cockpit lighting controls during night flight over Iraq

Sep 08 2014
This is how the cockpit of a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft looks like at night

The image in this post was taken as Capt. Erica Stooksbury, C-17 pilot with the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, adjusted the cockpit lighting controls in a ...

New video suggests even U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle jets are now striking eastern Iraq

Sep 08 2014
Although blurry, and taken from long distance, the footage seems to show a U.S. F-15E over eastern Iraq.

Not only U.S. Navy planes and Predator drones are flying over Iraq.

The following video, brought to our attention on Twitter by user @greenlemon, ...

Watch this: Anti-Aircraft Fire misses Syrian Mig-21 by inches during ground attack

Sep 07 2014
A Syrian Arab Air Force Mig-21 is almost hit by ground fire as it releases its bomb.

The following video shows a shell (57mm one according to the uploader) streak past a Syrian Mig-21 Fishbed attacking a target near Idlib. The ...

F-16, F-15 jets and KC-135 tanker aircraft took part in escort mission of unresponsive plane crashed off Jamaica

Sep 07 2014
A Socata TBM-700 flown by a non-responsibe pilot crashed 14 miles off Jamaica, while enroute to Naples, Florida. Several U.S. Air Force plane took part in the escort mission.

On Sept. 5, a Socata TBM-700, N900KN, departed at 08.26LT from Rochester, ...

Military Aviation

Dec 22 2014
A look at the F-16s of “The Green Mountain Boys”, the first Air National Guard unit destined to receive the F-35. The ...
Dec 21 2014
A-10s and C-17s during Joint Forcible Entry Exercise over Keno Airfield. The footage in this post shows A-10 Thunderbolt and C-17 ...

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

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

Dec 20 2014
While we wait for some official footage of the A-10s at work in Iraq, here’s a clip where you can hear and see the Air Force...
Dec 19 2014
Here’s a nice collection of images shot by the Royal Norwegian Air Force during the recent close encounters with Russians of...

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