A Syrian Arab Air Force Mig-21 is almost hit by ground fire as it releases its bomb.
The following video shows a shell (57mm one according to the uploader) streak past a Syrian Mig-21 Fishbed attacking a target near Idlib. The SyAAF jet releases its bomb just in time to escape the direct hit.
H/T to Matt Fanning for sending us the link to the video
David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.
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Some kind of bullets have a gunshot trail in order to guide the shots by others to the target.
that would be called a tracer
the sunlight on the livrery…
Am i the only one who heard a baby crying in the background
The blaster bolts in Star Wars were based off NATO and Warsaw pack tracers.