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Watch this: high-performance take off in a Eurofighter Typhoon

May 27 2016
Here’s what a high performance take off from the backseat of one of the world’s most advanced fighters looks like.

On Jan. 28, I had the opportunity to experience the thrill of a 4 vs 3 supersonic training mission of the ...

Here are the Russian planes (including a rare special mission aircraft) intercepted by the Belgian F-16s over the Baltics

May 26 2016
An-12PPS special mission aircraft among those met by the Belgian Air Force “Vipers” during their BAP (Baltic Air Patrol) rotation.

The images in this post were taken by the Belgian Air Force during their latest rotation of support to NATO’s Baltic ...

“U.S. spyplane almost hit two passenger jets over the Sea of Japan” Russia MoD says

May 25 2016
According to the Russians, an American RC-135 flying close to Russia’s eastern border nearly collided with two civilian flights.

According to a statement from the Russian Ministry of Defense, a U.S. spyplane flying over the Sea of Japan, in international airspace, ...

USAF B-52s perform show of force in Jordan during 35-hour nonstop mission from the U.S.

May 25 2016
Eager Lion 2016 opened by two U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bombers.

On May 24, two B-52 Stratofortress bombers from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, conducted a 35-hour, 14,000-mile round-trip mission to Jordan, to perform a show ...

All you need to know about the arrival of the first Dutch F-35s in the Netherlands

May 24 2016
The first two F-35s destined to the Royal Netherlands Air Force have arrived in the Netherlands.

On May 23, the first two Dutch F-35A aircraft, AN-1 (F-001) and AN-2 (F-002), have arrived at Leeuwarden air base, in the Netherlands, at the ...

Take a look at this cool Italian AB.212ICO helicopter in Tiger color scheme attending NTM2016

May 23 2016
The Italian HH-212 helicopter is sporting a flamboyant tiger livery.

From May 16, two HH-212 (AB.212ICO) helicopters with the 21° Gruppo (Squadron) “Tiger” from the 9° Stormo (Wing) based at Grazzanise, Italy, have deployed to Zaragoza, Spain, to take part in ...

Military Aviation

Jul 26 2016
The photos in this post are really impressive! Axalp Ebenfluh is a famous firing range located near Meiringen air base. From 1942,...
Jul 25 2016
Watch this cool GoPro footage of the A-10 Thunderbolt performing landing on a dry lake bed near Alamo, Nevada. The following video...


Mar 13 2016
What might be an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is circling over the border between Turkey and Iraq. Increasingly, military aircraft as w...
Feb 08 2016
NASA operates the giant Northrop Grumman Global Hawk drone to collect weather data. On Feb. 5, NASA showed off its newest and smar...

Aviation Safety

Jun 09 2016
Unbelievable coincidence. It’s the fourth incident to a military aerobatic display team in one week, the second today! On Ju...
Jun 09 2016
It’s not a good period for military aerobatic teams. A Su-27 Flanker belonging to the Russian Knights aerobatic team crashed...

Rogue States

Jul 24 2016
Less than two months before the failed coup, the Turkish Air Force hosted its traditional medium-scale high-tech exercise at Konya...
Jul 20 2016
Cross-border training in eastern Europe for the A-10 Thunderbolts from Indiana. Eight A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft, along ...

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