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Rhino Ball 2016 is the best compilation of Hornet videos from last year

Nov 06 2016
Amazing footage shows U.S. Hornets at work everywhere, from every point of view. Enjoy!!

You probably know Hornet Ball, the compilation of cool videos produced by LT Joseph “C-Rock” Stephens, an Instructor WSO with the VFA-122 Flying Eagles, and made of ...

For the first time in 10 years a B-1 bomber conducted CAS training “in the vicinity of Australia”

Nov 04 2016
A “Bone” deployed to Guam has taken part in Close Air Support training with Royal Australian Air Force near Australia for the first time in at least a decade.

On Oct. 25, a U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the ...

U.S. KC-10 aerial refueler loses refueling boom that falls in a hay-field

Nov 02 2016
A KC-10 Extender has lost its flying boom. Someone’s found it in his hay-field….

A U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender aerial refueler belonging to the 60th Air Mobility Wing was forced to perform an emergency landing at Mountain Home Air Force ...

Watch this video of Russian Su-33 and MiG-29K jets operating from the deck of Kuznetsov aircraft carrier in the Med Sea

Nov 02 2016
Russia’s aircraft carrier blue-water operations in the western Mediterranean Sea.

The Russian naval battle group including the flagship aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov is currently in the western Mediterranean Sea heading towards the eastern Med, off Syria’s coast.

The naval group, that has ...

China’s new J-20 “Mighty Dragon” stealth fighter officially unveiled and ready to enter active service

Nov 01 2016
The PLAAF (People’s Liberation Army Air Force) has eventually unveiled its long-awaited J-20 stealth fighter to the public during the Zhuhai Air Show’s opening ceremony. Is it possible to compare it with the F-22?

Two LRIP (Low-rate Initial Production) J-20A stealth ...

The last ever operative flight of the legendary F-104 Starfighter, 12 years ago today

Oct 31 2016
On Oct. 31, 2004, the Italian Air Force flew the last operative mission of the iconic F-104, the “missile with a man in it.”

Of the 15 nations that had one of 2,580 Lockheed F-104 Starfighter produced (including prototypes) in their ...

Military Aviation

Apr 28 2017
The U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft continue their tour of eastern Europe. On Apr. 28, two U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightni...
Apr 26 2017
Yesterday two USAF F-35A stealth aircraft performed a quick visit to Estonia. But their mission to the Baltic region was probably ...

Drones

Feb 05 2017
We can’t say whether it happened by accident or on purpose, but a U.S. unmanned spy aircraft broadcast its position for everyone...
Jan 11 2017
U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets released a swarm of 103 Perdix semi-autonomous drones in flight. Welcome to the future of war tech. The U...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Mar 30 2017
Take a seat inside the cockpit of KC-135 Stratotanker number 4 in a 5-ship “Tanker Cell.” You don’t happen to se...
Mar 29 2017
Legacy and Super Hornet showing a concerning steady increase in “physiological episodes” that U.S. Navy calls “N...

Rogue States

Apr 26 2017
Yesterday two USAF F-35A stealth aircraft performed a quick visit to Estonia. But their mission to the Baltic region was probably ...
Apr 24 2017
Some of the F-35A Lightning II aircraft currently at RAF Lakenheath will forward deploy to Estonia tomorrow. Meanwhile, the first ...

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