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U.S. B-52 Bomber Performs Show Of Force Over Moroccan Range During Exercise African Lion 2018. And Here Are Some Interesting Details.

Apr 28 2018
A Stratofortress bomber flew over Morocco as part of a round-trip Global Power mission from Barksdale AFB, Louisiana.

On Apr. 20, a USAF B-52 made several bombing runs over a range near Tan Tan, Morocco, as part of Ex. African Lion ...

This Outstanding Footage Celebrates Retirement of F-4EJ “Kai” Phantom II 47-8333 “Tora-San” After 44 Years

Apr 27 2018
A very special Japan Air Self Defense Force F-4EJ Phantom.

On Apr. 11, 2018, Japan’s Air Force retired one its F-4EJ “Kai” Phantom II jets: the example serialled 47-8333/”333″ assigned to the 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron of the 7th Air Wing ...

How Social Media May Drive Our Perception of Military Aviation Safety

Apr 26 2018
The Luke AFB F-16 Emergency Landing, the Tragic Thunderbird Crash, The CH-53 Accident: Why (Does It Seem Like) So Many Military Aircraft Are Crashing?

Why does it seem like so many military aircraft been crashing? It’s a relevant question given the ...

Reflections on The Magic of Flight from the Best Seat in the World at 23,000ft

Apr 25 2018
We Describe the Splendor of Flying a Refueling Mission Over the Eastern U.S.

I’d seen the YouTube videos, hundreds of them probably, maybe a thousand if there are that many. But this was nothing like the videos.

On a lofty sheet of ...

F-16 Attempting Emergency Landing At Lake Havasu, Arizona, Departs Prepared Surface. Pilot Ejects.

Apr 24 2018
F-16 Crash Lands Near Lake Havasu, Arizona. Pilot Safely Ejected.

An F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, Lake Havasu City, Ariz. at approximately 10:35 a.m. today during a routine ...

Lockheed Martin to Propose 5th Gen F-22/F-35 Hybrid to Japan.

Apr 23 2018
New Proposed Stealth Hybrid Fighter to Expand Japanese Fighter Capability. Re-opening the F-22 Production Line might be an option too.

Late Friday, April 20, Reuters journalists Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo reported that Lockheed Martin will propose a new 5th generation ...

Military Aviation

Jun 19 2018
Space May Be the “Final Frontier” Of a New Global Conflict Among Superpowers. U.S. President Donald Trump launched a thousand ...
Jun 18 2018
Here are a couple of cool clips filmed from a privileged point of view. On Jun. 17, Chippewa Valley Regional Airport in Eau Claire...

Drones

Jun 10 2018
NBVC Point Mugu’s first two Triton drones commence operations (with interesting tail markings). On May 31, Unmanned Patrol S...
Jun 08 2018
In the Back Lot of the Pima Air & Space Museum You Can Discover History. 1547 Hrs. December 20, 2009. In the Back Storage Yard...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Jun 20 2018
New Bomber Crew Stayed with Aircraft After Ejection Seat Failed. In a stunning story of split-second decision-making under pressur...
Jun 14 2018
The 10-mile long Holloman High Speed Test Track (HHSTT) is a United States Air Force aerospace ground test facility used to perfo...

Rogue States

Jun 18 2018
The new Tu-214ON has carried out a series of test flights in southwest Russia, close to the border with Ukraine. Tupolev is contin...
Jun 10 2018
Here’s yet another ultra-low pass of a Ukrainian combat aircraft. The following footage was reportedly filmed in 2014. It sh...

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