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Sea Vixen Does Wheels-Up Emergency Landing at Yeovilton

May 27 2017
Pilot Uninjured After Excellent Airmanship during Belly-Landing.

The last remaining Sea Vixen aircraft, XP924 G-CVIX “Foxy Lady”, has made an emergency landing without landing gear at Yeovilton, UK, on May 27.

The pilot was uninjured and walked away from the aircraft after ...

Memorial Day 2017: Shot Down with an A-20G Low-Level Bomber in a Hail of Flak During WWII

May 26 2017
We Find Treasured Historical Records of Heroism in Celebration of U.S. Memorial Day.

October 16, 1944. Inside Douglas A-20G over Bologna, Italy.

Staff Sergeant Raymond M. Trzeciak,

86th Bomb Squadron, 47th Bombardment Group, U.S. Army Air Corps.

Hurtling headlong into a vertical hail of ...

30 A-10 Thunderbolt II Jets Take Part In Elephant Walk Exercise At Moody AFB

May 23 2017
Surge Exercise at Moody Air Force Base involved A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, HH-60G Pave Hawks, and HC-130J Combat King II aircraft.

On May 22, aircraft from the 23d Wing, conducted a “surge exercise” at their home base at Moody Air Force Base, ...

[Updated] U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy Performs Nose Gear Up Landing At Rota Air Base in Spain

May 23 2017
A USAF C-5 Galaxy airlifter has made a successful emergency landing in Spain.

The top image was reportedly taken yesterday at Rota Air Base, Spain.

Sent us by one of our Twitter followers (thank you @asetanton), it shows a U.S. Air Force ...

NATO E-3A Sentry AWACS Gets Tiger Markings

May 23 2017
A NATO E-3A Sentry has been given some cool tiger markings in anticipation of NTM2017.

A full member of the NATO Tiger Association since 1984, Flying Squadron 1 belonging to the NATO E-3A Component of the NATO Airborne Early Warning & ...

China Debuts New Indigenous Attack Helicopter for Export Market in First Flight

May 22 2017
New Z-19E Black Whirlwind Flies for First Time in Harbin, China.

Chinese aircraft company AVIC Harbin Aircraft Industry Group debuted its new Z-19E “Black Whirlwind” attack helicopter during its first flight at Harbin Airport in Harbin, Heilongjiang, northeastern China.

The first flight ...

Military Aviation

May 26 2017
We Find Treasured Historical Records of Heroism in Celebration of U.S. Memorial Day. October 16, 1944. Inside Douglas A-20G over B...
May 23 2017
Surge Exercise at Moody Air Force Base involved A-10C Thunderbolt IIs, HH-60G Pave Hawks, and HC-130J Combat King II aircraft. On ...

Drones

May 08 2017
Mission of Secret Space Drone Remains Unknown Following 717-Day Orbit. The secretive U.S. Air Force Boeing X-37B orbital unmanned ...
May 04 2017
ISIS Unmanned Aerial Vehicle fail as seen from above. ISIS is known to operate a wide variety of UAVs. Surveillance, Kamikaze, gre...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

May 27 2017
Pilot Uninjured After Excellent Airmanship during Belly-Landing. The last remaining Sea Vixen aircraft, XP924 G-CVIX “Foxy L...
May 23 2017
A USAF C-5 Galaxy airlifter has made a successful emergency landing in Spain. The top image was reportedly taken yesterday at Rota...

Rogue States

May 22 2017
New Z-19E Black Whirlwind Flies for First Time in Harbin, China. Chinese aircraft company AVIC Harbin Aircraft Industry Group debu...
May 19 2017
A Chinese fighter pilot performed a Top Gun stunt over a U.S. Air Force WC-135. On May 17, a Chinese Su-30 Flanker rolled over the...

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