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Stunning footage shows Saudi Arabia’s air power at war against Yemen’s Houthi rebels

Apr 06 2015
Interesting footage shows Saudi warplanes involved in Operation Decisive Storm.

On Mar. 25, Saudi Arabia launched the first air strike on targets located in neighbouring Yemen.

Codenamed Operation Decisive Storm, the air war was started to counter the Houthi offensive on Aden, ...

No, Auto-GCAS could not have prevented the Germanwings crash

Apr 06 2015
Several articles have mentioned the A-GCAS (Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System) as the military tech capable to avert the Germanwings crash.

We recently run a very detailed article about GCAT (Ground Collision Avoidance Technology), the umbrella term for a whole variety ...

Photo shows a U.S. Reaper drone carrying “Gorgon Stare” Wide Area Airborne Surveillance System pod in Afghanistan

Apr 05 2015
Gorgon Stare is a pod-based sensor package used to track people, vehicles, and objects in areas of +10 square kilometers.

Formerly known as the Wide Area Airborne Surveillance System (WAAS), Gorgon Stare system is a sensor package carried by two pods, ...

Up close and personal with the F-35’s 400K USD flight helmet with a X-ray vision-like imagery

Apr 03 2015
Here are some interesting images of the F-35’s Helmet Mounted Display System.

The Helmet Mounted Display System is one of the most advanced system on the much debated F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.

It integrates FLIR (Forward Looking Infra Red) ...

Is this China’s next generation stealth fighter bomber?

Apr 03 2015
Most probably, not. However, the artworks  are interesting.

Although China is known to be working also on a new stealth fighter bomber, we don’t know much about the H-20, as the aircraft is believed to be dubbed.

The long-range strike aircraft should ...

Impressive images of U.S. A-10 Warthogs firing 30mm gun on range. In Romania.

Apr 02 2015
Theater Security Package A-10s are pretty busy in eastern Europe.

Twelve U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II jets assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron involved in a theater security package deployment in eastern Europe have arrived at at Campia Turzii, ...

Military Aviation

Apr 27 2015
Chosen by Italy, Israel, Poland and Singapore to prepare their pilots to the 4th and 5th Gen. fighter jets, the Alenia Aermacchi M...
Apr 25 2015
It’s the first time the Frecce Tricolori paint one of their aircraft with a special color scheme. The “Frecce Tricolori”...

Drones

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...
Apr 22 2015
From a certain angle, the nEUROn drone is  an F-117 look-alike. The image in this post was taken by The Aviationist’s contr...

Aviation Safety

Apr 06 2015
Several articles have mentioned the A-GCAS (Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System) as the military tech capable to avert the...
Apr 01 2015
Firefighters at airbases all around the world have to be familiar with egress procedures. The images in this post show firefighter...

Rogue States

Apr 26 2015
An A-10 pilot had to land his Thunderbolt at Al Asad Air Base in Iraq’s volatile Anbar province. A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbo...
Apr 23 2015
“What passes for dangerous and provocative today was ho-hum to recon crews of my generation” former RC-135 commander says On A...

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