Latest Posts

All you need to know about the latest Red Flag, world’s most realistic aerial exercise

Mar 16 2015
Red Flag 2015-2 featured previously unannounced participants and in a first – virtual participants.

In addition to the variety of USAF squadrons, the air combat exercise held Mar. 2 to 13, 2015 out of Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, NV featured international ...

[Photo] F-22 Raptor zooming through the clouds during demo training

Mar 16 2015
An F-22 Raptor during an annual demo training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

The annual Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course is an annual four-day training event for civilian and military pilots who are given the opportunity to practice flying in ...

U.S. Air Force disclosed some details about gigantic Global Hawk unmanned aircraft operations against ISIS

Mar 13 2015
RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft in BACN configuration is supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

The U.S. Air Force has not released much details about the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft and its involvement in the air war on ISIS.

We ...

First ever F-35 assembled internationally destined to Italy rolled out of Cameri facility

Mar 12 2015
First Italian F-35A rolled out of Cameri facility.

On Mar. 12, the first F-35A Lightning II destined to the Italian Air Force rolled out of the Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility at Cameri, in northwestern Italy.

The aircraft, designated AL-1, ...

Cockpit video shows U.S. Navy C-2 COD trap land and launch from French aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf

Mar 12 2015
VRC-30 DET 1 made a video of a trap/cat shot onboard the Charles de Gaulle.

Not only did French combat planes operate from the flight of USS Carl Vinson and were refueled by VFA-81 F/A-18E Super Hornets over the Arabian/Persian Gulf.

C-2A ...

Watch a B-2 Spirit bomber refuel and then rotate dorsal fuel receptacle to achieve full stealthiness

Mar 11 2015
Interesting video shows B-2 stealth bombers refuel over Montana

Usually, videos of U.S. Air Force B-2 stealth bombers getting fuel from KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refuelers are interesting for showing the plane’s inboard elevons continuously moving to keep the aircraft in the ...

Military Aviation

Mar 28 2015
A civil registered U.S. King Air used to track high-value and time-sensitive targets, including people, has conducted some mission...
Mar 26 2015
The Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon is the western world’s most prolific fighter of the last 40 years. Even if medium and ...

Drones

Mar 17 2015
An MQ-1 Predator crashed in Syria. According to Syria state media it was shot down by Syrian air defenses. The U.S. lost contact w...
Mar 13 2015
RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft in BACN configuration is supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. The U.S. Air Force has not released much...

Aviation Safety

Mar 22 2015
A Syrian Mi-14 ASW (Anti-Submarine Warfare) helicopter crash landed in the Idlib region. On Mar. 22, a Syrian Navy Mil Mi-14 helic...
Mar 17 2015
An MQ-1 Predator crashed in Syria. According to Syria state media it was shot down by Syrian air defenses. The U.S. lost contact w...

Rogue States

Mar 30 2015
Four U.S. Air Force A-10s have arrived in Romania. More to arrive in the next days. It looks like the USAF Warthog attack planes a...
Mar 28 2015
A civil registered U.S. King Air used to track high-value and time-sensitive targets, including people, has conducted some mission...

Special Topics

Citations