Swiss Air Force plans to retire 27 F-5 fighters this year

The service will be left with 26 active F-5 fightersThe Swiss military has indicated of its desire to retire 27 Northrop F-5s from service....

Showcasing the F-14: when the Grim Reapers staged flight demonstrations of...

No single aircraft was more exciting, more sought after on the show circuit than the F-14 TomcatThe following article titled U.S. Navy Tomcat Flight Demonstration...

144th FW unveils Anniversary F-15C Eagle fighter jet

The unit celebrates the 75th anniversary of the 194th Fighter SquadronTaken on Sep. 19, 2018 the cool photos in this post show 144th Fighter...

Video shows Tom Cruise riding motorcycle around airfield on the set...

Tom Cruise was snapped speeding up and down an airfield, just as he did on a Kawasaki Ninja in the 1986 originalTaken on Jun....

Past, present, and future of Red Tail legacy over Alabama

Peace, Lopez and Lang took to the skies together. The flight was smooth, once the fighter pilots became accustomed to the P-51’s relatively leisurely...

Top Gun Sequel filming halted mid-flight as Tom Cruise’s F/A-18 experiences...

Tom Cruise flew in an F/A-18 with a Hornet driver from an airbase in northern CaliforniaThe main image of this article shows Tom Cruise...

Cool video shows SR-71 Blackbird igniting the afterburners during very low...

"The SR-71 pilot circled around behind the crowd and came in behind the hangers so as not to be seen or heard and just...

USAF is in need of 74 additional combat squadrons

Five more bomber squadrons are needed, there are now nine. The USAF also needs to add 14 refueling tanker squadrons to the 40 it...

“Our Il-20 had been shot down by Syrian S-200 SAM after...

A U.S. official said Washington believed the Il-20 Coot-A Elint aircraft was inadvertently shot down by anti-aircraft artillery operated by Moscow's ally, the Syrian...

SLUF Vs Hun: former USAF pilot explains why the A-7 outclassed...

"The mission was to drop bombs and destroy the target, and the A-7's ability to drop great bombs is unprecedented. It wasn't just more...

First husband-wife pilots to fly the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber retire...

John and Jennifer began dating, though it was less than six months later that she left South Dakota for her next assignment to fly...

“It’s time to buzz the tower:” Former F-14 RIO explains how...

Civilians in communities near Miramar called the base and local news media asking about a 'berserk F-14 pilot'...Maverick: Tower, this is Ghost Rider requesting...

USAF orders 18 more KC-46A Pegasus tankers

This brings the total number of KC-46A aircraft ordered so far to 52Boeing has secured another contract to deliver 18 KC-46A aerial tankers to...

How a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a...

The MiG crashed into a green meadow, exploding in a huge orange ball of fire. Brenda 01's quarter-roll and zoom maneuver terminated at an...

Lockheed Martin receives contract to develop JASSM-XR

Work on JASSM-XR will be performed in Orlando, Florida, and is expected to be completed by Aug. 31, 2023The Pentagon announced on Sep. 10...

The story of the two BUFF incidents that terminated Chrome Dome nuclear...

On Jan. 21, 1968, a nuclear-armed BUFF engaged on a Chrome Dome flight crashed just five miles from the USAF airfield in Thule on...

Brazilian Air Force C-130H makes belly landing after inflight emergency

The landing occurred after the C-130H suffered an emergency during a flight from Manaus to BrasíliaThe photo in this post shows Brazilian Air Force...

This could be the F/A-18F Super Hornet that Maverick will fly...

The F/A-18F will look even better when presented in the way the filmmakers want us to see itUnveiled on Sep. 12, 2018 the pictures...

This A-7 Corsair made an emergency barricade landing with live ordnance aboard USS...

When the A-7 was launched from the catapult an incorrect weight estimation caused the aircraft to outrun the shuttle. The shuttle caught up with...

NASA Uses Shape Memory Alloys to Fold F/A-18 Wing

Using shape memory alloys to move a full-sized wing section could increase aircraft performance by reducing weight and drag, while improving aircraft controlEngineers from...