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Former Swedish Air Force Flight Engineer explains how the Saab Gripen can Dogfight and Win Against (Almost) Any Dissimilar Aircraft
Military Aviation
The Saab Gripen is able to Dogfight and Win Against (Almost) Any Dissimilar Aircraft. Former Swedish Air Force Flight Engineer explains how.
Iran's First Aircraft Carrier is under construction (It will be a Drone Aircraft Carrier obtained from Converted Merchant Ship and it’s expected To Be Launched In 2023)
Aircraft Carriers / Drones / Military Aviation
Iran’s First Aircraft Carrier is under construction (It will be a Drone Aircraft Carrier obtained from Converted Merchant Ship and it’s expected To Be Launched In 2023)
Former USAF C-17 pilot and now airline pilot explains why converting from the Globemaster III to the Boeing 737 Net Gen is like going back in time 3 decades
Civil Aviation / Military Aviation
‘Flying the Boeing 737 Next Gen is like going back in time 3 decades.’ Former USAF C-17 pilot and now airline pilot explains why despite being constantly updated the Boeing 737 remains a 1960s jet
China releases video showing PLANAF J-11 intercepting USAF RC-135V and says the Rivet Joint engaged in dangerous maneuvers against its fighter aircraft
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
China releases video showing PLANAF J-11 intercepting USAF RC-135V and says the Rivet Joint engaged in dangerous maneuvers against its fighter aircraft
The story of the US Navy F-14 Tomcat that intercepted a Concorde during Operation Desert Shield
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
US Navy F-14 Tomcat RIO tells the story of when he and his pilot intercepted a Concorde during Operation Desert Shield
That time a U.S. Navy F-4 Phantom II Outran an F/A-18 Hornet and Zoomed at 82,125 Feet per Minute
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
F-4 Pilot tells the story of when his Phantom II Outran an F/A-18 Hornet and Zoomed at 82,125 Feet per Minute
CH-53K IOC pushed back to 2021 for multiple design deficiencies
Helicopters / Military Aviation
CH-53K King Stallion approved for Full Rate Production and deployment
The RAF F-14 Tomcat Fighter Jets that Never Were
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
In late 1970s the British MoD concluded that the F-14 was the only fighter that could meet Britain’s defence needs but RAF never bought the Tomcat. Here’s why.
The story behind this photo of an SR-71 afterburner blowing apart during an air show (according to Kelly Johnson this Blackbird was structurally unsound)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The story behind this photo of an SR-71 afterburner blowing apart during an air show (according to Kelly Johnson this Blackbird was structurally unsound)
Video shows Chinese Navy J-11 fighter jet flying within 20 feet of USAF RC-135 reconnaissance plane
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Video shows Chinese Navy J-11 fighter jet flying within 20 feet of USAF RC-135 reconnaissance plane
That time an Air America UH-1D Huey shot down a North Vietnamese An-2 Colt Biplane
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Helicopters / Military Aviation
That time an Air America UH-1D Huey shot down a North Vietnamese An-2 Colt Biplane
ANG F-15C pilot explains how he was able to score a gun kill against a TOPGUN student F/A-18F in a Mock Dogfight
Military Aviation
ANG F-15C pilot explains how he was able to score a gun kill against a TOPGUN student F/A-18F in a Mock Dogfight
"Hercules crew members recall when their C-130 aircraft was able to Land on 2 Engines, 1 Engine and almost 0 Engine"
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Hercules crew members recall when their C-130 aircraft was able to Land on 2 Engines, 1 Engine and almost 0 Engine
Lockheed Martin Sikorsky and Boeing filed the protest with GAO concerning the award of FLRAA contract to Bell V-280 Valor
Helicopters / Military Aviation
Lockheed Martin Sikorsky and Boeing filed the protest with GAO concerning the award of FLRAA contract to Bell V-280 Valor
The 11 Days that Ended 11 Years of War: the B-52 and Operation Linebacker II
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Outdated WWII tactics and Soviet-manned North Vietnamese SAMs: An in-depth analysis of how 15 B-52 bombers were shot down during Operation Linebacker II
F-35s with Fewer than 40 Hours of Flying Grounded because of Issue with Tube that Transfers High-Pressure Fuel in the Fighter’s F135 Engine Discovered after F-35B Crash in Texas
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
F-35s with Fewer than 40 Hours of Flying Grounded because of Issue with Tube that Transfers High-Pressure Fuel in the Fighter’s F135 Engine Discovered after F-35B Crash in Texas
Here’s how US Navy F-14As allowed USAF F-15Es to get the most out of their AAQ-28 Litening II pods during Operation Iraqi Freedom
Military Aviation
Here’s how US Navy F-14As allowed USAF F-15Es to get the most out of their AAQ-28 Litening II pods during Operation Iraqi Freedom
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