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This photo shows (badass) A-10 Warthog landing on a sand runway

Apr 11 2014
Not all planes have undercarriages capable to sustain a landing on an unprepared runway. The A-10 is not among them.

Although the reader who sent us this image was not able to provide more details about it, the photograph is worth ...

Iranian Shahed 129 drone appears over Damascus

Apr 10 2014
Footage filmed in Syria once again shows a made-in-Iran drone flying over Damascus.

A “Shahed 129″, type of drone based on the Israeli Hermes 450 model or the Watchkeeper 450 model, but larger than those types, was spotted over Syria on ...

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 ...

Military Aviation

Apr 23 2014
Texas and Kansas sightings have unveiled two different Black Projects. As we have already reported here, on Mar. 10, 2014 Steve Douglass and ...
Apr 23 2014
This is not covered by warranty. Royal Danish Air Force personnel love to film their F-16s using air-to-air and air-to-surface armament. A GoPro ...

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 24 2014
China’s aircraft carrier Liaoning and its J-15s are the protagonists of a celebratory Top Gun-type video. In order to celebrate the 65th anniversary ...
Apr 20 2014
The traditional military parades at mausoleum of the Late Founder of Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, south of capital Tehran saw the flyover of ...

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