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Syrian Mi-17 kill mark appears on Turkish F-16C during NATO Tiger Meet

May 07 2015
A Turkish Air Force F-16C attending the Nato Tiger Meet in Konya, sports the kill marking “earned” after shooting down a Syrian Mi-17.

On Sept. 16, 2013, a Syrian Arab Air Force Mi-17 Hip helicopter that violated the Turkish airspace by ...

Israeli F-16I pilots use Greece’s S-300 SAMs to prepare for potential Iran air strikes

May 06 2015
Israeli F-16I pilots get S-300 training opportunity

The Israeli Air Force has used INIOXOS-2015, one the largest annual exercise of the Hellenic Air Force, to prepare for a potential situation where it will have to attack Iranian nuclear facilities by performing ...

Photo shows a tanker surrounded by five thirsty Eurofighter Typhoons jets at night

May 05 2015
Aerial refueling operations always provide some cool photo opportunities.

The photographs in this post were taken from an Italian Air Force Boeing KC-767A tanker during aerial refueling operations over central and southern Italy on May 4.

They show several Eurofighter Typhoon jets ...

Russian bombers intrude into the U.S. air defense zone, no interceptor scrambled after them

May 04 2015
The interesting part of the news is that the Tu-95 bombers near Alaska were not intercepted.

On Apr. 22, two Russian Tu-95 Bear H bombers flew into the U.S. Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), in what was the first such incursions ...

U.S. Air Force A-10 attack planes have arrived in Estonia

May 03 2015
U.S. A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft continue moving east….

At least four U.S. Air Force A-10s of the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, have arrived at Ämari Air Base, Estonia, on Apr. 30.

The aircraft belong to the first Air Force Theater Security Package ...

Here’s what it’s like to experience a 280 deg/s instantaneous roll rate in a modern jet trainer

May 01 2015
Modern jets feature an impressive instantaneous roll rate

The roll rate, expressed in degrees per second, is the rate at which an aircraft can change its roll attitude. Modern jet fighters can achieve quite high maximum roll rates: the faster they ...

Military Aviation

May 29 2015
GoPro cameras bring you aboard a Mig-29 Fulcrum during a flight to the Edge of Space. Ever wondered what flying one of the most fa...
May 28 2015
U.S. and Royal Moroccan Air Force F-16s have operated together during the annual, bilateral African Lion exercise in Morocco. Six ...

Drones

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...
Apr 24 2015
Someone said we are one step closer to Skynet.. On Apr. 16, one of the two Unmanned Carrier Air Vehicle demonstrator (UCAS-D) airc...

Aviation Safety

May 09 2015
An Airbus A400M aircraft crashed near Sevilla airport, in Spain, at 12:57 pm local time killing 4 crew members and injuring 2. On ...
Apr 28 2015
The story of the first Combat SAR (Search And Rescue) mission behind enemy lines since Vietnam. One of the most famous missions ...

Rogue States

May 29 2015
GoPro cameras bring you aboard a Mig-29 Fulcrum during a flight to the Edge of Space. Ever wondered what flying one of the most fa...
May 28 2015
U.S. and Royal Moroccan Air Force F-16s have operated together during the annual, bilateral African Lion exercise in Morocco. Six ...

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