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Cessna’s Low Cost Scorpion Tactical Jet performs low speed interception of a Cessna 182

Apr 10 2014
Scorpion aircraft performed a low speed interception of a Cessna 182.

Cessna’s parent company Textron Scorpion is a low cost Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR)/Strike aircraft with a cruising speed of up to 450 knots.

Developed in about 2 years, the aircraft ...

F-22 Raptor stealth jets to get automatic backup oxygen systems to prevent new hypoxia-like symptoms

Apr 09 2014
More than 24 months since the last hypoxia-like incident occurred, the U.S. Air Force has decided to equip its F-22s with a backup oxygen system.

The Raptor fleet will soon receive a brand new backup oxygen system as part of multiple ...

Stunning, rare air-to-air image of the first Israeli Air Force C-130J in formation with other

Apr 09 2014
The first Israeli Air Force C-130J Super Hercules (dubbed “Samson”) arrived at Nevatim air base. But on its way to its new airbase, it was welcomed by other IAF support aircraft for a fantastic and unusual shot.

The first of four ...

Size matters: two A-10s and a C-5 on the ramp at Westover Air Reserve Base

Apr 08 2014
Two Warthogs caught on their parking spots in front of a C-5A Galaxy at Westover ARB, Massachusetts.

Taken on Apr. 1, the photo was taken when as much as 16 A-10Cs (most probably 12 + four spares) from the 303rd Fighter ...

[Video] U.S. F-15C jet fighter scrambles from Lithuanian airbase

Apr 08 2014
U.S. F-15C Eagle jets belonging to the 48th Fighter Wing from RAF Lakenheath, UK, are providing NATO Air Policing in the Baltics Area.

The following footage shows US F-15C pilots “scrambling” for action at the Baltic Regional Training Event held at ...

More American fighter planes heading East: U.S. F-16s to be deployed to Romania

Apr 07 2014
Washington ramps up its presence in Eastern Europe with more U.S. Air Force F-16 combat planes deploying to Romania.

The U.S. is going to station more F-16 fighter jets to Romania, amind rising tensions after Russia’s invasion and subsequent annexiation of ...

Military Aviation

Apr 18 2014
A Russian combat helicopter performs an impressive, quite dangerous, low pass. Few days ago, we published an article about the fully armed Ukrainian ...
Apr 17 2014
A new image taken in February seems to show the same mysterious plane photographed over Texas last month. On Mar. 10, 2014 Steve ...

Drones

Apr 14 2014
This video shows how difficult shooting down a small UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) can be. Along with larger UAVs, armed forces around the ...
Apr 11 2014
A better look at the images of the Iranian drone emerged so far highlighted something interesting. New screenshots coming from Syria give a ...

Aviation Safety

Apr 05 2014
A Chinese ship involved in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 in the Indian Ocean reportedly detected an underwater ping like ...
Mar 29 2014
Quite unusual: an Egyptian Air Force plane is forced to perform a belly landing with extended nose gear. You don’t see this kind ...

Rogue States

Apr 18 2014
A Russian combat helicopter performs an impressive, quite dangerous, low pass. Few days ago, we published an article about the fully armed Ukrainian ...
Apr 17 2014
A Russian tug has been operating off Florida for some weeks. What is it doing over so far from home? The Russian tug ...

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