“We’re fixing A-10 Warthogs to keep them as long as we can,” President Trump told airmen in South Korea

U.S. AIR FORCE RESETS A-10 WARTHOG EARLIEST RETIREMENT DATE TO 2021

The A-10 Warthog isn't always the right CAS platform for different climate and geographic zones As reported by Military.com, on Feb. 08, 2017 the U.S. Air Force (USAF) revealed that has reset the date for...

FIND OUT HOW THE WORLD’S BEST F-16 PILOTS LEARN TO FIGHT AT NIGHT

"In order to train the world’s greatest F-16 pilots, we teach our students to operate day or night, under any weather condition, no matter what happens in order to get the mission done" As told...

F-35A SETS NEW STANDARDS IN MAINTAINABILITY AT RED FLAG 17-01

At Red Flag 17-01 America’s newest fighter aircraft is proving capable in the hands of maintainers too As we have recently explained the F-35A Lightning II is holding its own at Red Flag 17-01. In fact during the...

FIRST E-3 SENTRY WITH DRAGON MODIFICATION DELIVERED TO TINKER AFB

DRAGON modernization will bring a whole new level of communication, navigation and surveillance to the U.S. and NATO E-3 operational community As reported by 552nd Air Control Wing in the article New year, new Sentry...

HERE’S WHY THE MiG-35 FULCRUM-FOXTROT IS NOT RUSSIA’S ULTIMATE FIGHTER

Technical specifications were a secondary factor in MiG-35 development, given that Russian Ministry of Defense wants the Fulcrum-Foxtrot as cheaply as possible As we have recently reported, on Jan. 26, 2016 the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau (MiG)...

GORGEOUS COLD WAR ERA VIDEO SHOWS ROYAL AIR FORCE LIGHTNING INTERCEPTORS PERFORMING A SCRAMBLE

The iconic Lightning has been Britain's first and only entirely indigenous Mach 2 fighter aircraft produced After the article featuring the cool video of the U.S. Air Force (USAF) F-4 Phantoms performing a Zulu Alert...
The Aviation Geek Club yearly summary for 2017 through our top 5 posts

1 F-35A “SHOT DOWN” BY AGGRESSORS AT RED FLAG 17-01

"They’ve put up as many advanced threats against us. If we didn’t suffer a few losses, it wouldn’t be challenging enough" After eight days “at war” the F-35A Lightning II is proving to be an...

THIS VIDEO FEATURES AN UNPRECEDENTED FORMATION OF 10 CV-22 OSPREY TILT-ROTOR AIRCRAFT

This training mission was the first time in U.S. Air Force history that 10, CV-22s flew in formation simultaneously Taken on Feb. 3, 2017, the impressive video in this post features four CV-22s from the...

EXCLUSIVE: SOURCE CLOSE TO F-22 PROGRAM REVEALS THAT COATING MAINTENANCE WHILE IN SUPPORT OF COMBAT...

"The F-22s in general require regular coating maintenance but there haven't been any with coatings flying off in the AOR that would require Lockheed Martin to develop a new coating" As we have reported on Feb....

NELLIS F-15 EAGLE HITS 10,000 FLIGHT HOURS MILESTONE

The aircraft, an F-15C Eagle, is the first F-15 assigned to a Nellis AFB unit to hit the 10,000 hour milestone Nellis F-15’s ‘odometer’ hits 10,000 flight hours Story by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika, 99th...