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Watch an F-16 suffer a compressor stall during the display at AirPower 2016 airshow

Sep 07 2016
During the display at the Zeltweg airshow in Austria, the Belgian Air Force F-16 suffered a compressor stall that caused a loud bang and an impressive backfire.

On Sept. 3, during its display at the AIRPOWER 2016 airshow in Zeltweg, the “Viper” ...

The story of the Soviet pilot who defected to Japan with a secretive MiG-25 Foxbat 40 years ago today

Sep 06 2016
Viktor Belenko, a pilot who “stole” a MiG-25 and landed in Japan on Sept. 6, 1976.

The then Lieutenant Belenko was a pilot with the 513th Fighter Regiment, 11th Air Army, based in Chuguyevka, Primorsky Krai, in the east of the ...

Cool air-to-air footage brings you up close and personal with the new dual-role M-346FT

Sep 06 2016
An awesome new clip shows the new multi-role variant of the M-346 trainer.

Unveiled for the first time at Farnborough International Air Show in July 2016, the M-346FT (Fighter Trainer) is the new multi-role version of the M-346 Master, one of ...

Check out this crazy cool video of a B-1B Lancer launching from RAF Fairford

Sep 05 2016
Watch this stunning footage of a B-1B bomber deployed to Europe thundering out of RAF Fairford for an Ample Strike familiarization flight.

Two B-1B Lancer bombers belonging to the 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Base, Texas, Air Force Global Strike Command, ...

Watch a Chinook lift a stuck Apache helicopter from a rice field in Texas

Sep 05 2016
A massive CH-47 Chinook retrieved a smaller AH-64D Apache attack helicopter near Houston Texas.

On Aug. 30, a Texas Army National Guard AH-64D Apache, was forced to perform an emergency landing on a rice field near Wallisville, 30 miles to the ...

These awesome photos from KADEX 2016 show Kazakhstan Air Force combat aircraft as you’ve never seen them before

Sep 02 2016
Su-30SMs, Su-27M-2s, Yak-130, Pterodactyl-1 and much more exotic stuff you don’t happen to see too often.

Held between Jun. 2 and 5, 2016, the Kazakhstan Defence Expo (KADEX 2016) provided an interesting opportunity to have a close look at some rather rare ...

Military Aviation

Sep 27 2016
Two Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 Flankers and one accompanying Il-76 have been among the highlights of the Malta International Airsho...
Sep 25 2016
Four SD ANG F-16Cs returning from Poland have arrived in the UK. One of them sports the brand new overall grey color scheme aimed ...

Drones

Aug 31 2016
During the last flight, the unmanned Phantom served as an aerial target and was shot at by an F-35 with two AIM-120s. Nevertheless...
Mar 13 2016
What might be an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is circling over the border between Turkey and Iraq. Increasingly, military aircraft as w...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Sep 21 2016
Dramatic footage of an AH-64D Apache helicopter crashing into the sea. On Sept. 20, at around 09.00AM LT a Greek Army Apache helic...
Sep 20 2016
A two seater variant of the U-2 Dragon Lady from Beale Air Force Base has just crashed in Sutter County, California. A TU-2S assig...

Rogue States

Sep 26 2016
As U.S. B-1Bs fly south of the DMZ, the rather geriatric North Korean aircraft take part in the nation’s first-ever airshow ...
Sep 19 2016
Libyan MiG-23 Flogger performs yet another stunt. This time filmed from the cockpit. Last year we posted some cool shots and a cou...

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