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New image of China’s first weaponized stealth drone emerges (as US launched its own one from an aircraft carrier)

May 15 2013

Few hours before the U.S. Navy launched the the Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) demonstrator off the deck of an aircraft carrier for the first time, a new clear side image of Lijian (“sharp sword”), China’s first ...

[Video] U.S. Navy launches its killer drone off the deck of an aircraft carrier. A new era has begun.

May 14 2013

A new era for naval aviation has just begun.

On May 14, the US Navy successfully launched the Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) off the deck of an aircraft carrier for the first time. A breakthrough for robotic ...

Photo shows F-35A fitted with two externally mounted Joint Strike Missiles

May 13 2013

Last week the Norwegian Crown Prince visited Lockheed Martin’s Ft Worth facility as part of an effort to promote Norwegian industry within the JSF-program.

As part of the visit, LM fitted an F-35A with two externally mounted development models of the ...

British fighter pilot will soon attend the famous Top Gun school for the first time ever

May 13 2013

British Royal Navy Lieutenant Stephen Collins will be the first ever British pilot to attend the famous Top Gun school.

Image Credit: Royal Navy

He was selected after an internship which included a tour on the ...

FBI planes flying over Boston metropolitan area “frighten” residents

May 12 2013

Brought to my attention by some readers and Twitter followers, a recent article published on CBS reported that residents of Quincy, in the Boston metropolitan area were worried by the activity of a low flying aircraft spotted doing loops over ...

US F-16 to deploy to Poland for the next two weeks

May 11 2013

About 150 men and 6 F-16 Viper fighter jets are going to be flying over the Polish territory for the next two weeks. The supporting C-17 transport planes and the ground crews have already arrived on Thursday, while the F-16’s ...

Military Aviation

Dec 05 2016
An F-35 performed some high-speed passes through the famous “Jedi Transition” in the Death Valley. Generating visible ...
Dec 05 2016
Less than three weeks after losing a MiG-29, it looks like the Russian Navy has lost another aircraft during Admiral Kuznetsov ope...

Drones

Oct 19 2016
MQ-4C, E-2C, C-2A, P-8A, F-35 and SH-60R flew over USS Zumwalt in Chesapeake USS Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy’s newest and most te...
Oct 18 2016
U.S. Air Force’s gigantic Global Hawk drones have been flying over Ukraine for about two years. However, they recently let e...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Nov 29 2016
Legacy Hornets are crashing at an alarming rate! A Royal Canadian Air Force single-seat CF-188 Hornet from 4 Wing Cold Lake crashe...
Nov 22 2016
This time a Flanker gets a handful of meters from the ground and a bystander… Ukrainian Air Force pilots love flying low and...

Rogue States

Dec 05 2016
Less than three weeks after losing a MiG-29, it looks like the Russian Navy has lost another aircraft during Admiral Kuznetsov ope...
Nov 27 2016
Despite criticism, Israel decided to exercise the option for another 17 aircraft. And there might also be some F-35Bs at the horiz...

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