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This video allegedly shows a Hezbollah killer drone incinerate Al Qaeda militants in Lebanon

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 (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) like the one flown over Gaza some weeks ago. Even Lebanon-based Hezbollah is employing its weaponized ...

The most interesting aircraft displayed at the Belgian Air Force Days

Sep 22 2014
Here are some stunning photos of the Belgian Air Force Days, held at Kleine Brogel airbase.

On Sept. 13 – 14, Kleine Brogel airbase, in Belgium, hosted the Belgian Air Force Days, an airshow attended by several interesting local and foreign ...

Here’s what a Harrier Jump Jet’s vertical landing at night looks like through NVG vision

Sep 21 2014
Harrier Nighttime Flight Deck Operations

Top image shows an AV-8B Harrier preparing to land on the flightdeck of amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) during night operations.

What makes the picture particularly interesting is the characteristic NVG signature of the ...

Video shows French air strike in Iraq from launch to recovery, including aerial refueling

Sep 20 2014
Yesterday two Rafale jets conducted the first French air strike in Iraq. And here’s a video which shows the mission from beginning to end.

On Sept. 19, two Rafales of the EC 3/30 “Lorraine” supported by a C-135FR Tanker of the ...

[Photo] Rafale multi-role combat planes conduct first French air strike in Iraq

Sep 19 2014
The French Air Force has conducted the first air strike on a terrorist target in Iraq.

Two Rafales, one C-135FR Tanker were involved in a 7-hour mission from Al Dhafra to Iraq (1,700 kilometers) to destroy an ISIS  target in northern ...

Russian “Bear” strategic bombers intercepted by Typhoon jet from base in Scotland for the first time

Sep 19 2014
RAF Typhoons from RAF Lossiemouth, Scotland, intercepted Russian Tu-95 bombers.

This news would sound different if Scotland got independent anyway, on Sept. 19, Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR4 aircraft, based at RAF Lossiemouth were scramble for the first time since they ...

Military Aviation

Sep 30 2014
An interesting point of view: from an F-15E Strike Eagle Advanced Targeting Pod Designated AN/AAQ-33, the Lockheed Martin Sniper A...
Sep 30 2014
Considered almost unbeatable in the air-to-air role, the F-22 successfully debuted in combat, taking part in air strikes against I...

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

Sep 30 2014
An interesting point of view: from an F-15E Strike Eagle Advanced Targeting Pod Designated AN/AAQ-33, the Lockheed Martin Sniper A...
Sep 30 2014
Considered almost unbeatable in the air-to-air role, the F-22 successfully debuted in combat, taking part in air strikes against I...

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