THE LAST JOINT MISSION BETWEEN A LUFTWAFFE TORNADO AND A HOLLOMAN...

German Air Force mission at Holloman is to train Tornado aircrews through a basic weapons system course, instructor course and fighter weapons instructor course The...

SMALL UAS HELPS EDWARDS FIREFIGHTERS TO INCREASE THEIR EMERGENCY CAPABILITIES DURING...

The decommissioned B-52 served as an aerial photo calibration target and later a radar target for the sUAS Two aircraft crash exercises have been held...

HERE’S HOW AN AC-130U GUNSHIP AIRCREW SAVED 50 FRIENDLY SOLDIERS BY...

The firepower necessary to deter the enemy required the crew to exceed cooling requirements on the 105 mm Howitzer cannon, risking potential detonation inside...

THAT TIME A B-1B LANCER BOMBER PERFORMED A CRASH LANDING ON...

The B-1 landed at Edwards AFB after an increasingly desperate 12-hour flight in which the crew struggled unsuccessfully to lower the landing gear in...

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...

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

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. AND WILL OUTPERFORM THE F-22 RAPTOR...

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-15Es WITH APG-82 AESA RADARS DEPLOY TO RED FLAG-ALASKA FOR THE...

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...

COOL PHOTO SHOWS F-35B LOADED WITH PAVEWAY IV AND ASRAAM TAKING...

The picture was taken during the second round of F-35B ski ramp testing which continues to support the U. K. in advance of flight...

USAF TO BRING MOTHBALLED F-22 BACK TO SERVICE

F-22 # 91-4006 is an engineering, manufacturing and development model aircraft with a Block 10 avionics Lockheed Martin F-22, # 91-4006, is being brought out...

F/A-18C HORNET AIRFRAMES READY TO BE UPGRADED AT F/A-18C+ STANDARD

16 Hornets have already been shipped to the maintenance facility at Cecil Airport in Jacksonville, Fla., where Boeing, under a USMC contract, is installing...

FIND OUT HOW THIS A-10 PILOT WAS ABLE TO LAND WITH...

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...

USAF F-15Cs PERFORM FARP WITH MC-130 FOR THE FIRST TIME

A FARP is an austere location near a combat zone where fuel and supplies can be transferred from one aircraft to another On Ju. 26,...

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...

LOST MOSQUITO BLUEPRINTS DISCOVERED JUST BEFORE DEMOLITION OF FORMER DE HAVILLAND...

The drawings have been donated to The People’s Mosquito charity group that is planning to use them to restore a de Havilland Mosquito back...

CANADA’s GOVERNMENT IS NOW EVALUATING THE F-35 AS INTERIM FIGHTER

Buying F-35 jets for the interim fighter aircraft program would be an embarrassing move for Justin Trudeau government. As prime minister, he claimed the...

SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OA-X “COMPETITION” CURRENTLY UNDERWAY AT HOLLOMAN AFB

During the month long experiment, Air Force pilots are flying basic surface attack missions in Textron Aviation’s AT-6 Wolverine turboprop and Scorpion jet, Sierra...

INDIA’s PARTICIPATION IN THIS YEAR BLUE FLAG EXERCISE COULD PUT F-35...

The goal of this edition of the biennial Blue Flag Exercise could be training Israeli Air Force pilots to fly and fight against the...