The footage includes clips shot with a GoPro-like camera attached to the left-hand wing during take-off, bombing run (from high-altitude with dumb bombs) and landing of the aircraft at Hmeymim airbase, near Latakia.
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.
Conflicting Reports Suggest One Aircraft Landed, One Crewman Rescued at Sea. Other Reports Suggest Both Aircraft Lost: Story Developing. Russian news agencies are reporting the midair collision of two Sukhoi Su-34 (NATO codename “Fullback”) aircraft […]
Not many images showing the KH-22, a large, long-range cruise missile developed by the Soviet Union to target U.S. Navy aircraft carriers with a conventional or nuclear warhead, can be found on the Internet. Those […]