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F-22 with historic Maloney’s Pony insignia has been the first Raptor to go into combat in Syria

Jan 26 2016
Some images of Maloney’s Pony, the legendary insignia of first combat F-22 Raptor.

A very special F-22 belonging to the 27th Fighter Squadron from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia visited the 411th Fighter Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, California in June and November ...

Watch Russian Tu-22M bomber perform high-altitude old-fashioned carpet bombing in Syria

Jan 25 2016
Some more Tu-22 Backfire footage.

Here’s the latest footage showing Tu-22M3 long-range bombers conducting air strikes on targets in Syria.

As already shown by several other clips released by the Russian MoD, the Tu-22s mainly employ iron bombs from high-altitude: although dumb ...

Curious video shows a DHC-4 Caribou doing the “wheelbarrow” landing

Jan 25 2016
Watch this unusual air display performed by a Royal Australian Air Force DHC-4 Caribou.

Taken in 1988, at RAAF Base Richmond, the following clip shows the RAAF De Havilland Canada DHC-4 solo display flown during the Australian Bicentennial Air Show.

What it makes this video ...

U.S. Army AH-64E Apache Guardians deploy to Hawaii to take part in multiple exercises

Jan 23 2016
AH-64E Apache Guardians arrived at Wheeler Army Airfield.

Taken on Jan. 6, 2016, the following pictures show four AH-64E Apache Guardians assigned to 16th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Washington, preparing for take off from Joint Base ...

A dozen F-22 Raptors have arrived in Japan amid tensions in Northeast Asia over North Korea’s nuclear test

Jan 22 2016
The U.S. Air Force has deployed 12 Alaska-based F-22 Raptor multirole jets to Yokota airbase, near Tokyo.

Twelve F-22s belonging to the 525th Fighter Squadron from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, have arrived at Yokota airbase, in western Tokyo, on Jan. 20.

The ...

Dramatic video shows Russian Tu-95 bomber exploding after left wing erupts in a ball of flame during take off

Jan 21 2016
A minute-long footage shows the Tu-95MS crashing during take off at Ukrainka airbase in Russia’s Far East.

As we reported last year, the Russian Ministry of Defense suspended all the Russian Air Force Tu-95 Bear flights after a strategic bomber suffered ...

Military Aviation

Feb 12 2016
An impressive rescue mission took place in 2015 in the skies over ISIL territory. A KC-135 Stratotanker aircrew belonging to the...
Feb 12 2016
Red Flag 16-1 is underway and here are some cool images. The images in this post show two F-22 Raptors assigned to the 95th Fighte...

Drones

Feb 08 2016
NASA operates the giant Northrop Grumman Global Hawk drone to collect weather data. On Feb. 5, NASA showed off its newest and smar...
Dec 05 2015
Interesting footage released by the Russian MoD. According to the Russian MoD, during the last few days the US-led coalition in Sy...

Aviation Safety

Feb 12 2016
An impressive rescue mission took place in 2015 in the skies over ISIL territory. A KC-135 Stratotanker aircrew belonging to the...
Feb 02 2016
An incredible rescue mission recently took place at RAF Leeming during a training sortie in a Hawk jet. On Jan. 28, 2016 an unname...

Rogue States

Feb 12 2016
An impressive rescue mission took place in 2015 in the skies over ISIL territory. A KC-135 Stratotanker aircrew belonging to the...
Feb 10 2016
Another episode that further escalates the crisis between Turkey and Russia. Turkey has barred a Russian Antonov An-30B spyplane,...

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