E-3 AWACS crew member explains how a U.S. Navy F-14 nearly...

"The F-14 pilot came back and said in an excited voice, 'Target, nose, 12 miles hot, am I cleared to engage?' and again...

Lockheed Martin’s F-22, F-35 hybrid for Japan will cost $177 million...

While Lockheed Martin’s proposal for F-22, F-35 hybrid is most suitable, the price is much higher than the $133 million per aircraft that Tokyo is...

Former SR-71 Blackbird crew members share their most interesting stories

"You haven't been lost till you've been lost at Mach 3 because for every minute that you don't know where you are, you're 35...

Italy may cut F-35 order

Italian Defence Minister Elisabetta Trenta said that her country will not be buying more F-35 fighters and she is reassessing the current contract for...

The incredible story of the C-5 crew that completed three night...

"I called the middle tanker, below me: 'What number are you, in the middle?' He responded, 'I'm tanker #2.' I said, 'No, you are...

Boeing pitches to Pentagon the F-15X, the Eagle that can fire...

The F-15X will carry more than two dozen air-to-air missiles and has modern flight controls, cockpit displays, and radarMarcus Weisgerber reports on Defense One...

Watch LM-100J Super Hercules doing a loop at Farnborough Airshow

At 2:08 in the video the LM-100J does a loop!Taken on Jul. 17, 2018 at Farnborough Airshow the incredible video in this post features Test pilot...

That time a USAF EC-121 Warning Star almost landed on a...

"The landing signal officer was frantically trying to wave us off as if he honestly thought that we were serious about trying to land...

Check out this spectacular video featuring excerpts from the movie “Speed...

Produced by former F-14 driver Francesco "Paco" Chierici, Speed & Angels follows Jay and Meagan as they chase their childhood dream of becoming naval...

Former VFC-13 Adversary Pilot explains how you can fly and fight...

"I once matched an F-14D through a double-Immelman, though at the top I was desperately stirring the pot clawing for purchase. But the Tomcat...

U.K. unveils new Tempest sixth-generation fighter jet to replace Typhoon

Even though the Tempest sixth-generation fighter jet is envisaged as an eventual replacement for the Typhoon, which is scheduled to retire in 2040, they are...

USAF B-52 strategic bomber aids in canoe rescue off coast of Guam

The canoe just so happened to resemble one helmed by a famous Disney princess. “We asked for more details about the vessel, and the...

Remembering the last glory days of VF-84 Jolly Rogers

"I knew about VF-84 Jolly Rogers from the movies and building models as a kid. It's a great public relations and recruiting tool. Somebody...

Remembering Gil Bertelson, the SR-71 driver that saw three sunrises on...

"You know the part in 'High Flight' poem where it talks about putting out your hand to touch the face of God? Well, when...

KC-130J has completed successful Harvest HAWK Plus testing

The Harvest HAWK Plus mission is to provide the U.S. Marine Corps with extended endurance multi-sensor imagery, reconnaissance and on-call close air support capabilitiesThe...

Stall and Fall! That time a C-5 Galaxy nearly crashed while approaching...

Disputes arose almost immediately since this was a reserve C-5 crew with an active duty copilot, who also happened to be female. The active...

XQ-58A Valkyrie maiden flight scheduled for this autumn

The XQ-58A Valkyrie embodies the AFRL’s concept of a “Loyal Wingman”, a low-cost, unmanned aircraft that could expand the combat capacity of a dwindling...

Read these impressive Skyraider Survival Stories

Lieutenant William L. Harris, Jr., on his first combat mission, made a dive-bombing run on a hydroelectric plant north of Hungnam. He didn't realize...

Slovakia to buy 14 F-16 Block 70/72 fighter jets

Lockheed Martin has beaten Saab for the contract to supply new fighter jets to Slovakia. The country will be buying 14 F-16 Block 70/72...

The story of the SR-71 Blackbird that slid on JP7 fuel residue while...

As the SR-71 slowly taxied into the hangar and approached the parking spot, the crew chief signaled BC to stop. BC applied brakes as...