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All U.S. F/A-18 Hornet models affected by oxygen deprivation and cabin decompression issues

Mar 29 2017
Legacy and Super Hornet showing a concerning steady increase in “physiological episodes” that U.S. Navy calls “No.1 safety issue.”

The F/A-18 Hornets of all variants seems to be affected by a serious issue: oxygen shortage, or hypoxia, is plaguing the fleet ...

RAF Typhoons to deploy to Romania to provide Air Policing in the Black Sea region

Mar 28 2017
British Typhoons heading to southeastern Europe to provide QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) from Romania.

On Mar. 27, the UK MoD (Ministry of Defence) has announced that four Typhoon combat planes, belonging to the 3 (Fighter) Squadron will fly from RAF Coningsby ...

Here are some photographs of the Italian Tornado IDS attack planes during their winter air-to-ground training campaign in Sardinia

Mar 28 2017
The 154° Gruppo has recently completed a two-week deployment to Decimomannu airbase, in Sardinia.

From Mar. 3 to 17, six Tornado IDS jets belonging to the 154° Gruppo (Squadron) of the 6° Stormo (Wing) from Ghedi airbase have deployed to Decimomannu, ...

Polish Parliamentary National Defense Committee Discusses the Future of the F-16s and Prospects of Acquiring 5th Gen. Jets

Mar 28 2017
Polish Parliamentary Committee on National Defense analyzed the current state of the Polish Air Force’s F-16 fighter fleet, its future, as well as plans related to the M-346 AJTs and JASSM / JASSM-ER missiles.

According to the report issued by Tomasz ...

Amazing helmet cam video brings you in the cockpit of a U.S. Air Force F-4 Phantom aircraft flying over Grand Canyon

Mar 27 2017
Awesome footage from aboard one the last USAF F-4s, as it flies in formation with another Phantom over the amazing scenery of the Grand Canyon.

The U.S. Air Force retired its last F-4 Phantom at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, ...

We Went Inside Realistic Urban Training with the U.S. Marine Corps 15th MEU (Marine Expeditionary Unit)

Mar 27 2017
Recently Todd Miller of The Aviationist joined the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) for “Realistic Urban Training” (RUT), a live fire assault on an “urban complex” on the ranges at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) in Twentynine ...

Military Aviation

Apr 24 2017
Some of the F-35A Lightning II aircraft currently at RAF Lakenheath will forward deploy to Estonia tomorrow. Meanwhile, the first ...
Apr 23 2017
It’s always nice to see a large airlifter maneuver at low level. Since they made their first appearance in the famous “Mac...

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 24 2017
Some of the F-35A Lightning II aircraft currently at RAF Lakenheath will forward deploy to Estonia tomorrow. Meanwhile, the first ...
Apr 21 2017
For two days in a row, Russian Air Force Tu-95 Bear bombers flew near Alaska’s airspace. On Apr. 17 the U.S. Air Force scram...

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