Military Aviation

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In 1945 USS Laffey destroyer was attacked by 22 kamikaze, was hit by 6 aircraft and 4 bombs. She survived, was repaired and reactivated.

In 1945 USS Laffey destroyer was attacked by 22 kamikaze, was hit by 6 aircraft and 4 bombs. She survived, was repaired and reactivated.

USS Laffey destroyer USS LAFFEY (DD-724) is the most decorated World War II era US Destroyer still in existence. DD-724… Read More

20 hours ago

Anatoly Kvochur, test pilot who ejected 2 seconds Before the Crash of his MiG-29 and first to land a Fulcrum on American soil, passes away

Russian test pilot Anatoly Kvochur passes away Russian test pilot Anatoly Kvochur passed away on Apr. 15, 2024 following a… Read More

22 hours ago

The X-62 VISTA has flown its first AI dogfight against manned F-16 fighter jets

The first AI dogfight The US Air Force Test Pilot School and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency were finalists… Read More

2 days ago

The dogfight where US Navy A-1 Skyraider attack aircraft scored 1 confirmed and 2 probable MiG Kills

The A-1 Skyraider The “Able Dog” or “Spad,” as the A-1 Skyraider was called, earned its stellar reputation as one… Read More

2 days ago

America Strikes Back: the Doolittle Raid caused the Imperial Japanese Navy a tremendous loss of face. Here’s why.

Jimmy Doolittle In January 1942, Gen. Henry "Hap" Arnold selected Lt. Col. James “Jimmy” Doolittle to lead Special Aviation Project… Read More

3 days ago

The USAF won’t buy more than 100 B-21 Raiders because it may come up with something better by the time all those aircraft are built

The USAF won’t buy more than 100 B-21 Raider bombers Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David W. Allvin told… Read More

3 days ago

And here’s Argentina first F-16

Argentina first F-16 On Apr. 16, 2024, Argentina has finalised a deal to procure former Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF)… Read More

3 days ago

Do you feel the need for speed? Watch this video of SR-71 Blackbird J58 Engine tested in full Afterburner

SR-71 Blackbird spy plane’s J58 engine tested in full Afterburner Taken at Beale Air Force Base (AFB) in 1986, the… Read More

4 days ago

Here’s why aircraft camouflage can be very effective

Aircraft camouflage Camouflage, in the form of paint applied to aircraft, has been regularly studied and experimented with since the… Read More

4 days ago

The story of when USAF F-16 fighter jets shot down Five (not four) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia J-21 Jastrebs during Operation Deny Flight

Soko J-21 Jastrebs and Soko J-22 Oraos take off to attack Armija Bosnia and Herzegovina facilities At 06:00 on Feb.… Read More

5 days ago