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[Updated] U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy Performs Nose Gear Up Landing At Rota Air Base in Spain

May 23 2017
A USAF C-5 Galaxy airlifter has made a successful emergency landing in Spain.

The top image was reportedly taken yesterday at Rota Air Base, Spain.

Sent us by one of our Twitter followers (thank you @asetanton), it shows a U.S. Air Force ...

NATO E-3A Sentry AWACS Gets Tiger Markings

May 23 2017
A NATO E-3A Sentry has been given some cool tiger markings in anticipation of NTM2017.

A full member of the NATO Tiger Association since 1984, Flying Squadron 1 belonging to the NATO E-3A Component of the NATO Airborne Early Warning & ...

China Debuts New Indigenous Attack Helicopter for Export Market in First Flight

May 22 2017
New Z-19E Black Whirlwind Flies for First Time in Harbin, China.

Chinese aircraft company AVIC Harbin Aircraft Industry Group debuted its new Z-19E “Black Whirlwind” attack helicopter during its first flight at Harbin Airport in Harbin, Heilongjiang, northeastern China.

The first flight ...

F-35A Apparently Cleared for More Aerobatics During Airshows: New Video Shows A Full Aileron Roll Eventually Added To The Display

May 19 2017
Can You Spot What’s New In This F-35A Heritage Flight Demo?

If you are a keen observer of airshow flight demonstration routines then you already know the USAF F-35A has not flown inverted as a part of its demonstration routine during ...

Chinese Su-30 Flanker Jet Flies Inverted Over U.S. Nuclear Sniffer Plane Over The East China Sea

May 19 2017
A Chinese fighter pilot performed a Top Gun stunt over a U.S. Air Force WC-135.

On May 17, a Chinese Su-30 Flanker rolled over the top of a U.S. Air Force WC-135C Constant Phoenix aircraft which was flying in international airspace ...

Watch This: F-35B Fires GAU-22 External Gun Pod in Flight

May 18 2017
New Caliber Gun Provides Close Air Support Capability for U.S. Marines.

The U.S. Marine Corps Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter has completed the test firing of its externally mounted General Dynamics GAU-22 25mm gun pod.

The final aerial test ...

Military Aviation

Jun 22 2017
The Polish Air Force has received its new G550, the first post-Soviet VIP aircraft. The first of the new Polish Air Force’s ...
Jun 21 2017
A Russian fighter flies within 2 meters a Swedish Air Force spyplane, causing the Swedish minister of defence to condemn the behav...

Drones

May 08 2017
Mission of Secret Space Drone Remains Unknown Following 717-Day Orbit. The secretive U.S. Air Force Boeing X-37B orbital unmanned ...
May 04 2017
ISIS Unmanned Aerial Vehicle fail as seen from above. ISIS is known to operate a wide variety of UAVs. Surveillance, Kamikaze, gre...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Jun 12 2017
The Su-27 intercept as seen from the cockpit of the B-1B bomber over the Baltic Sea. Our friends at Air Forces Monthly have obtain...
Jun 12 2017
Spitfire Ground Rolls on Takeoff. Spitfire XIX PS890 was involved in a serious accident at the L’aérodrome de Longuyon – Vill...

Rogue States

Jun 22 2017
The Polish Air Force has received its new G550, the first post-Soviet VIP aircraft. The first of the new Polish Air Force’s ...
Jun 21 2017
A Russian fighter flies within 2 meters a Swedish Air Force spyplane, causing the Swedish minister of defence to condemn the behav...

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