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Photo: a dual seater AMX with a weird national roundel….

Apr 05 2012

The following picture was taken at Decimomannu airbase by Giovanni Maduli in March 2011.

It shows an Italian Air Force AMX-T (belonging to the 32° Stormo, based at Amendola) landing at the end of a training sortie in one of the ...

Dambusters test adveniristic helmet for RAF Tornado crews. Most advanced combat planes have similar helmets, except the F-22.

Apr 05 2012

According to a press release issued today, BAE Systems has developed a new helmet mounted cueing system for Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 crews.

Similarly to American Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS) or the Eurofighter Typhoon’s Helmet Mounted Symbology System (HMSS) ...

F-16 reaches 4,500 milestone. With a cool desert camo Block 52 model for Morocco.

Apr 05 2012

With a ceremony for employees, customers, former executives and elected officials, including U.S Rep. Kay Granger and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Lockheed Martin celebrated the 4,500th delivery of the F-16 at its Fort Worth production facility, in Texas, on ...

Sun n' Fun 2012 air show

Apr 04 2012

Sun ‘n Fun is a “Fly-in” and airshow held each annually at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, Florida, usually in April.

Participants include pilots flying their own homebuilt, vintage, restored ex-military aircraft, as well as some current display team and ...

B-2 stealth bomber to get 2 billion dollar upgrades. Including a new email system.

Apr 04 2012

It was announced recently that the U.S. Air Force is to move forward with a ten year +2 billion USD upgrade to the fleet of 21 B-2s; an upgrade of the communications systems.

The B-2 started rolling off Northrop Grumman’s production ...

Hand Signals: the next step to controlling UAVs on aircraft carriers

Apr 04 2012

The environment you find on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier is constantly monitored. The organized chaos of launches, recoveries and taxi takes place in a totally unforgiving environment for an unmanned aircraft (and for manned planes too…).

According to ...

Military Aviation

Oct 30 2014
Usually, after every Global Thunder, the Russians launch similar long range bomber missions. On Oct. 29, the U.S. Strategic Comman...
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...

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 30 2014
Usually, after every Global Thunder, the Russians launch similar long range bomber missions. On Oct. 29, the U.S. Strategic Comman...
Oct 29 2014
Russian air activity across Europe is surging: three more formations intercepted today. As reported yesterday, on Oct. 28, the Ger...

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