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[Photo] F-16 flips on top of another F-16 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

Jul 17 2014
Strong winds are believed to have been the cause of a retired F-16 plane flipping on top of another Fighting Falcon at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

Winds gusts of 66 mph most probably caused a retired F-16 to flip onto ...

Russian Radars back to Cuba

Jul 16 2014
Putin is about to reactivate a Russian radar reconnaissance center in Cuba.

The radar station is to use the existing infrastructure located just 100 miles off the coast of Florida used by the Russians until Jan. 27, 2002 to intercept the ...

Look Ma, No Hook: how a C-130 Hercules managed to land on an aircraft carrier

Jul 16 2014
The story of  the C-130 Hercules that landed on USS Forrestal

Even if, nowadays, the C-2 Greyhound is the biggest transport aircraft designed specifically for carrier operations, on Oct. 30 1963, in an attempt to investigate the possibilities of using the ...

F-35s return to flight. But they can’t attend Farnborough airshow in the UK

Jul 15 2014
Grounding has been lifted with some restrictions. That’s why the F-35Bs will not be able to cross the Ocean to attend the Farnborough International Airshow.

On Jul. 15, the Pentagon announced the fleet wide grounding has been lifted after investigation on ...

German Typhoon boasts special World Cup 2014 victory markings

Jul 15 2014
A German Eurofighter Typhoon has already been painted with special World Cup 2014 markings.

The images in this post were taken by photographer Gian Luca Onnis, at Decimomannu airbase, on Jul. 14, the day after Germany beat Argentine on FIFA World ...

Hamas flying an Iranian-made Armed Drone over Gaza

Jul 14 2014
Al Qassam Brigades are using their Twitter feed to show an Armed Drone flying over Gaza.

Ezzedeen Al Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas are flying an UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) over Gaza Strip and are using ...

Military Aviation

Oct 30 2014
“I’m instructed by Her Majesty’s government of the United Kingdom to warn you if you do not respond you will be shot dow...
Oct 29 2014
Russian air activity across Europe is surging: three more formations intercepted today. As reported yesterday, on Oct. 28, the Ger...

Drones

Oct 25 2014
Schiebel Camcopter used by OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine made its first flight. On Oct. 23, the OSCE Special Monitori...
Sep 22 2014
It looks like Hezbollah is using its weaponized drones to attack Al Qaeda targets in Lebanon. Not only Hamas operates armed UAVs (...

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

Oct 29 2014
Russian air activity across Europe is surging: three more formations intercepted today. As reported yesterday, on Oct. 28, the Ger...
Oct 28 2014
NATO Baltic Air Policing mission is quite busy these days…. According to the Latvian military, on Oct. 28, the German Air Fo...

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