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THUD Vs SAMs: THE F-105F WILD WEASEL AND OPERATION ROLLING THUNDER

Designated F-105F Wild Weasel III, the aircraft replaced the F-100F Wild Weasel I in the summer of 1966 and became the backbone of USAF...

THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: THE F-14 TOMCAT’s FIRST AIR-TO-AIR VICTORY

The F-14 Tomcats were fired on by the Libyans, turning what had been a game of cat and mouse into a deadly encounter The more...
NAS Oceana Phases out remaining F/A-18cs

U.S. NAVY TO PHASE OUT ALL REMAINING F/A-18C LEGACY HORNET STRIKE FIGHTERS AT NAS...

Most of the units stationed at NAS Oceana transitioned from the F/A-18C Legacy Hornet to the F/A-18 Super Hornet a decade ago The U.S. Navy is...

EX-RAF L-1011 TRISTARS TO FLY AGAIN AS CIVILIAN-OWNED TANKERS

TAS has started the marketing of the Tristar tankers for contractor owned/operated AAR operations focusing on the U.S. Navy, NATO, and other allied air...
PAK FA designated as Su-57

PAK FA DESIGNATED AS Su-57. AND WILL OUTPERFORM THE F-22 RAPTOR RUSSIAN STATE MEDIA...

Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev called the Su-57 a “wonderful machine” and claimed that “every country probably wants planes such as this, and we have...
F-15E with APG-82 Red Flag Alaska first deployment

F-15Es WITH APG-82 AESA RADARS DEPLOY TO RED FLAG-ALASKA FOR THE FIRST TIME

The APG-82 AESA radar allows the F-15E Strike Eagle to bridge the gap between the fourth and fifth generation fighting force The 391st Fighter Squadron...

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CHINA INCREASED ITS MILITARY ACTIVITY IN THE INDO-ASIA PACIFIC REGION IN THE WAKE OF THE U.S. F-35s DEPLOYMENT TO JAPAN

The growth of China military activity in the Indo-Asia Pacific region came in the wake...

WATCH THIS VIDEO OF A MASSIVE C-5M SUPER GALAXY OFFLOADING U.S. ARMY APACHE HELICOPTERS AT RAMSTEIN AIR BASE

Capable of carrying six Apache helicopters, two M1A Abrams tanks or 250,000 pounds of relief...

ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE HAS UNVEILED THE 2017 CF-18 “DEMONSTRATION” HORNET

The 2017 Canadian Forces CF-18 Demo Team is fully-painted with a red and white design incorporating the...

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THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: THE F-14 TOMCAT’s FIRST AIR-TO-AIR VICTORY

The F-14 Tomcats were fired on by the Libyans, turning what had been a game of cat and mouse into a deadly encounter The more...

FIND OUT HOW THIS A-10 PILOT WAS ABLE TO LAND WITH NO CANOPY AND...

On his second pass, Capt. Brett DeVries' gun malfunctioned. Simultaneously, the canopy of his aircraft blew off. The following article, titled ‘No Second Guesses:’ Selfridge...
IAF Jaguar fitted with AESA Radar

INDIAN AIR FORCE JAGUAR EQUIPPED WITH AESA RADAR PERFORMS FIRST FLIGHT

The AESA radar has been procured from ELTA and will enable Indian Air Force Jaguar attack aircraft to track multiple targets and communicate in...