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Is Star Wars Canyon, America’s Plane Spotting Jewel, At Risk Of Overuse?

Nov 17 2017
We Visited “Jedi Transition” to Learn If the Best Low-Flying Area in the U.S. Is in Danger.

It is the African big game safari, the Mt. Everest and the Louvre of plane spotting: the “Jedi Transition.” Located in the western United ...

Russia Unveils New Tu-160M2 Strategic Super Bomber Update

Nov 16 2017
The Newest Version of the Massive Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack Was Rolled-Out This Week.

Russia has rolled out the latest upgrade of the world’s largest supersonic strategic bomber, the Tupolev Tu-160M2 “White Swan” NATO codename “Blackjack.

While the original version of the Tu-160 ...

These Photos Show U.S. Army AH-64E Apache Supporting The Fight Against ISIS With New Counter IR Missile Systems

Nov 16 2017
Here are some interesting shots of U.S. Army attack choppers equipped with LAIRCM.

U.S. Army AH-64E Apache attack choppers supporting the fight against Daesh in Syria and Iraq have received Northrop Grumman’s AN/AAQ-24 large aircraft infrared countermeasure (LAIRCM) system.

According to the ...

We Have Flown in Textron’s Scorpion Jet. Here’s What We Have Learned.

Nov 16 2017
The Scorpion is the iPhone X of Military Aviation.

To many, the Textron Aviation Defense LLC Scorpion is an enigma.

Though it has capability overlap, the Scorpion is not a traditional Fighter, Attack, Reconnaissance, Observation, or Trainer, nor is it designed to ...

That Time An X-15 Rocket Plane Entered Hypersonic Spin At Mach 5 And Broke Apart Killing USAF Test Pilot.

Nov 15 2017
U.S. Air Force test pilot Maj. Michael J. Adams was killed during X-15 Flight 191 on Nov. 15, 1967.

The North American X-15 was a hypersonic rocket-powered aircraft 50 ft long with a wingspan of 22 ft. operated by the United ...

Check Out These Photos Of A Mysterious F-117 Under Protective Cover On A Trailer On Route 95 South Of Creech AFB, Nevada, Yesterday

Nov 14 2017
What appears to be an F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Jet was spotted yesterday on the road south of Creech AFB, Nevada.

The above composite image was obtained by merging two screenshots from a video filmed by Randy Williams and made available to ...

Military Aviation

Nov 17 2017
We Visited “Jedi Transition” to Learn If the Best Low-Flying Area in the U.S. Is in Danger. It is the African big game...
Nov 16 2017
The Newest Version of the Massive Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack Was Rolled-Out This Week. Russia has rolled out the latest upgrade of t...

Drones

Oct 27 2017
A B-52 from the 419th Flight Test Squadron was given a new nose art to commemorate the Buff’s involvement in a top-secret te...
Sep 20 2017
Here’s the footage of a RAF Reaper drone unleashing Hellfire missile to stop a public execution in Syria. The news of a succ...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Nov 15 2017
U.S. Air Force test pilot Maj. Michael J. Adams was killed during X-15 Flight 191 on Nov. 15, 1967. The North American X-15 was a ...
Nov 09 2017
Pilots of the KC-390 were only able to recover the aircraft 300 meters from the ground. Embraer has grounded the first prototype o...

Rogue States

Nov 16 2017
The Newest Version of the Massive Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack Was Rolled-Out This Week. Russia has rolled out the latest upgrade of t...
Nov 16 2017
Here are some interesting shots of U.S. Army attack choppers equipped with LAIRCM. U.S. Army AH-64E Apache attack choppers support...

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