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Stunning images of U.S. Marines free-fall parachute ops from Black Hawk helicopters

Oct 09 2013

The images in this post, released by the U.S. Marine Corps, show Marines assigned to Force Reconnaissance Platoon, Maritime Raid Force, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conducting military free-fall parachute operations from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to Alpha ...

200 U.S. Marines moved to Sigonella after capture of al-Qaeda leader in Libya

Oct 08 2013

According to ANSA news agency, the U.S. has reinforced its presence in Sicily, amid tensions with Libya following the recent raid by the Delta Force that led to the capture of an Al Qaeda leader in the North African country.

Some ...

Syrian Air Force Su-22 leaking fuel after being hit by rebel fire

Oct 08 2013

The following video, shot on Oct. 7, allegedly shows a Syrian Arab Air Force Su-22 Fitter hit by rebel fire in the province of Daraa.

According to some unconfirmed reports, the aircraft crashed later. Indeed, it appears to be leaking fuel ...

[Video] Chinese Ka-28 helicopter barely manages to land on warship in high seas

Oct 07 2013

Landing a helicopter on the helipad of a warship is not easy.

Landing it in bad weather may be a sort of nightmare.

The following video shows a Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy‘s Kamov Ka-28 “Helix”, one of the 8 twin contra-rotating ...

[Photo] Twelve U.S. Marine Corps Hornets return from Persian Gulf deployment

Oct 07 2013

On Oct. 2, twelve F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from VMFA-115 arrived at Lajes Field, Azores.

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115, also known as the Silver Eagles, were on their way back to Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina, from a deployment ...

Syrian Air Force becoming increasingly aggressive near Turkish border

Oct 07 2013

Whereas the news spread that Syria may have relocated some of its warplanes in Iran, to save them from an eventual U.S. attack, on Oct. 6, the Turkish General Staff made a press announcement about the increased activity by the ...

Military Aviation

Aug 18 2017
Check Out These Cool Photos of the F-35C That Would Make Maverick and Goose and Jealous. How many chances will the U.S. Navy’s F...
Aug 16 2017
Any landing you can walk away from is a good landing. The A-10 is famous for being exceptionally tough and able to survive direct ...

Drones

Aug 17 2017
We Went Inside USAF MQ-9 Reaper Training and Operations at Holloman AFB. We never heard it. Out of the corner of my eye in a cloud...
Aug 08 2017
Several people have spotted a drone apparently too close to the U.S. Navy display team’s F/A-18 Hornets. On Aug. 4, 2017, th...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Aug 16 2017
Any landing you can walk away from is a good landing. The A-10 is famous for being exceptionally tough and able to survive direct ...
Aug 14 2017
Yet another “Rhino” has crashed. It’s the second Super Hornet this year, the fourth one since May 2016. As you p...

Rogue States

Aug 18 2017
Check Out These Cool Photos of the F-35C That Would Make Maverick and Goose and Jealous. How many chances will the U.S. Navy’s F...
Aug 13 2017
A “what if” story. Disclaimer: this story contains some “poetic licenses” to make the fictional scenario m...

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