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Boeing P-8A next generation anti-submarine warfare and maritime patrol aircraft introduced. While test flights (that you can track on the Internet) continue

Mar 29 2012

On Mar. 28, US Navy VP-30 at NAS Jacksonville took formally delivery of the first Boeing P-8A Poseidon. The next generation maritime multi-mission aircraft, whichwill eventually replace the P-3 Orion, will be used for aircrew training purposes, operating side-by-side with ...

NASA's Ikhana MQ-9 drone flies with ADS-B equipment for the first time

Mar 29 2012

On Mar. 15, for the first time ever at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center a Ikhana MQ-9 unmanned aircraft (modified Reaper) flew with an Automated Surveillance-Broadcast, or ADS-B transponder.

It was the first time that an unmanned aircraft the size of ...

Photo: A Civil Protection AW139 lands on a pier (in no-parking area)

Mar 28 2012

The following pictures were taken by Giovanni Maduli in Civitavecchia harbour, where an Agusta Westland AW139 belonging to the Protezione Civile (Italian Civil Protection) landed on Feb. 24, 2012.

Although is a matter of perspective, it’s somehow funny that ...

[Updated] New image of F-35B with an AIM-120C5 missile in the weapon bay

Mar 28 2012

Update Mar. 29, 2012 20.30 GMT

Mar. 22, 2012 not only marked the first night air-to-air refueling: although not widely advertised, on the same day, the F-35B BF-4, during its 100th flight, piloted by RAF Sqdn. Ldr. Jim Schofield, flew with the ...

Close call: this is it. What the footage of the AH-64D crash in Afghanistan says.

Mar 27 2012

The video of the AH-64D belonging to the 1-227 AvCav Regiment from FOB Sharana crashing on Feb. 6, 2012 in the Paktika province in Afghanistan went viral and almost anyone interested in military aviation has already seen it.

But I’m not ...

A330 MRTT (Multi-Role Tanker Transport) adds two new combat types: UAE Mirage 2000 and F-16 Block 60. And does it live on Flightradar24.com

Mar 27 2012

Airbus Military has been very busy recently adding another two combat types able to be refueled from its A330 MRTT tanker aircraft, which has been ordered in three examples by the UAE Air Force.

The company, which is part of the ...

Military Aviation

Oct 19 2014
Here are the first photos of the Czech Air Force JAS-39 Gripen fighter planes deploying to Iceland to undertake Icelandic Air Poli...
Oct 17 2014
A Boeing 787 was intercepted by the Italian Air Force after experiencing loss of radio contact with the Air Traffic Control A Boei...

Drones

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 (...
Sep 19 2014
Did you know RAF delivered its five Reaper UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) as if they were model kits? The Royal Air Force has just ...

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 20 2014
Sweden is investigating a mysterious, foreign underwater activity in the Stockholm’s archipelago. On Oct. 19, Sweden Ministr...
Oct 18 2014
A video, filmed in central Syria today allegedly shows the first ISIS jet in flight. In the last few days, several media outlets r...

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