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Polish Cold War era Su-22 Fitters have received a new color scheme as part of a modernization package

Jul 15 2015
Polish Su-22 Fitters Receive A Modernization Package Including A Change Of The Color Scheme

Last year, the Polish Ministry of Defense decided to extend the operational life, that has lasted for 30 years, of 18 out of 32 Su-22 jets used ...

Yet another iconic Russian Tu-95 Bear strategic bomber has crashed. Is the Russian Air Force falling apart?

Jul 14 2015
It’s the second crash in less than two months.

On Jul. 14, at 09.50 Moscow Time, a Tu-95 bomber crashed in an uninhabited area 80 km from Khabarovsk.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the aircraft was conducting a training mission ...

Blue Angels low flyby over Pensacola Beach sends tents and umbrellas flying

Jul 14 2015
A high speed low flyby causes an unexpected side effect on the shore.

Filmed on the shore at Pensacola Beach, Florida, the following video shows Blue Angels #5 perform a low flyby during the airshow on Jul. 11.

While spectators are distracted ...

F-35 pilot talking about the 400K USD flight helmet: “It’s cool but I don’t really use it that often”

Jul 13 2015
“but I’m an old school pilot…”

Few months ago we published the interesting interview Maj. John Wilson, an F-35 pilot with 61th Fighter Squadron, gave to Christian Sundsdal of the Danish website focusing on military topics Krigeren, at Luke Air Force ...

Incredible photos of some of the 150 U.S. WWII aircraft lying in the Airplane Graveyard in the Pacific

Jul 12 2015
There are over 150 Allied WWII aircraft lying 130 feet under the Pacific Ocean near the Marshall Islands.

They call it the “Airplane Graveyard.”

It is located 130 feet under the Pacific Ocean, in the Kwajalein Atoll, Roi-Namur, near the Marshall Islands.

More ...

Ukrainian Su-25 Frogfoot attack planes fly at insanely low altitude, buzz airport tower!

Jul 11 2015
Ukrainian Air Force Su-25s as you have never seen them before!

The following video is pretty impressive.

It shows Ukrainian Air Force Su-25s flying at treetop altitude over Melitopol airbase, in southeastern Ukraine and nearby, in February 2015.

The Frogfoot jets can be ...

Military Aviation

Jul 26 2015
The A-10 Thunderbolt II is still one of the toughest planes around. On Jul. 16, two U.S. Air Force A-10s belonging to the 75th Fig...
Jul 22 2015
The Flankers are involved in exercise Indradhanush 2015. Delayed by one day, on Friday morning Jul. 17, four Indian Air Force Su-3...

Drones

Jun 25 2015
One of our readers has spotted something interesting in a satellite image Although Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel UAS (Unmanned A...
May 11 2015
The nEUROn stealth combat drone as seen from a different point of view. The first example of the nEUROn UCAV (Unmanned Combat Aeri...

Aviation Safety

Jul 28 2015
“Any landing you can walk away, is a good landing.” The following video was shot at Amsterdam Schiphol airport on Jul....
Jul 19 2015
A pilot landed his 80% replica Spitfire without landing gear. On Jul. 19, a pilot carried out a perfect emergency landing of his r...

Rogue States

Jul 28 2015
This is how you depart the tanker like a boss! Taken on Jul. 23, during a mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, this c...
Jul 24 2015
Libyan pilots like to fly their Migs low and fast. We have already posted some cool shot and a video of the two Libyan Air Force M...

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