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Remembering Jim Huston, the Naval Flight Officer who filmed the aerial sequences of "The Final Countdown" cult movie

REMEMBERING JIM HUSTON, THE NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER WHO FILMED THE AERIAL SEQUENCES OF “THE...

While in the Jolly Rogers, Jim Huston participated in making the movie “The Final Countdown,” filming several scenes with a Panavision camera in the...
UK's F-35B completes ski-ramp trials and is now cleared for takeoff from HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier

UK’s F-35B COMPLETES SKI-RAMP TRIALS AND IS NOW CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF FROM HMS QUEEN...

"The launch of the F-35s from the HMS Queen Elizabeth is a once in a generation historical event. To be the first to fly...

RAF PILOT WAS ABOARD THE USMC AV-8B HARRIER THAT CAUGHT FIRE ON BOARD USS...

While the pilot was given a clean bill of health and no other personnel were hurt, the explosion and fire caused damage to two...

RAF TYPHOON FIGHTERS BREAK THE RECORD FOR THE LONGEST EUROFIGHTER SORTIE FLOWN AGAINST DA’ESH

After scanning the areas around the targets to ensure no civilians were present the Typhoon pair struck the targets with a total of six...
Here's Skunk Works QueSST X-Plane, the aircraft that will turn the sonic boom into a soft "heartbeat" thump

HERE’S SKUNK WORKS QueSST X-PLANE, THE AIRCRAFT THAT WILL TURN THE SONIC BOOM INTO...

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works team, in partnership with NASA, is developing QueSST X-plane to solve one of the persistent challenges of supersonic flight –...
Israeli Air Force could buy CH-53K King Stallion helicopter instead of V-22 Osprey tiltrotor

ISRAELI AIR FORCE COULD BUY CH-53K KING STALLION HELICOPTER INSTEAD OF V-22 OSPREY TILTROTOR

An other potential candidate to replace the Israeli air force's aged CH-53s by around 2025 include Sikorsky's new CH-53K Flight Global reports that Israel has...
Interesting pictures show RAAF KC-30A tanker refueling USAF B-52 strategic bomber

INTERESTING PICTURES SHOW RAAF KC-30A TANKER REFUELING USAF B-52 STRATEGIC BOMBER

This KC-30 air-to-air refueling with the B-52 is part of the tests conducted by RAAF Air Warfare Centre's Flight Test Program Taken this past September...
Hackers steal data on the F-35, C-130, P-8 and JDAM from Australian defense contractor

HACKERS STEAL DATA ON THE F-35, C-130, P-8 AND JDAM FROM AUSTRALIAN DEFENSE CONTRACTOR

“The compromise was extensive and extreme, it included information on the F-35, C-130, P-8, JDAM and few naval vessels," Mitchell Clarke, Australian Signals Directorate...
USAF B-1B Lancer strategic bombers integrate with RAAF JTACs

USAF B-1B LANCER STRATEGIC BOMBERS INTEGRATE WITH RAAF JTACs

During the 12-hour mission the B-1B Lancer strategic bombers used simulated and inert weapons directed by Australian JTACs On Oct. 2, 2017, two U.S. Air...
First KC-46 TO KC-46 refueling completed

FIRST KC-46 TO KC-46 REFUELING COMPLETED

The milestone flight helps pave the way for KC-46 next phases of certification and specification compliance testing The KC-46 aerial tanker program has achieved another...