A quick look at the capabilities of the MC-12 intelligence aircraft

THIS SHORT, INTERESTING VIDEO GIVES A QUICK LOOK AT THE CAPABILITIES OF THE MC-12W...

The MC-12W Liberty provides intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) to ground forces all over the worldAs explained in the interesting video in this post...
Read how a USAF Eagle driver was able to land his F-15 at Keflavik airport in extreme whiteout conditions

HOW A USAF EAGLE DRIVER WAS ABLE TO LAND HIS F-15 AT KEFLAVIK AIRPORT...

"That was the first time it dawned on me that flying jets is fun and exciting but also could kill anyone, any day-even me,"...
VMFAT-501 F-35Bs (sporting British roundels) train with ATAC Kfirs

VMFAT-501 F-35Bs (SPORTING BRITISH ROUNDELS) TRAIN WITH ATAC KFIRS

ATAC is flying with MK-58 Hawker Hunter aircraft and the F-21 Kfir aircraft, four pilots, and a team of eight maintainers to support the...
The story of the the last guns-only aerial victory in Naval aviation history

THE STORY OF THE LAST GUNS-ONLY AERIAL VICTORY IN NAVAL AVIATION HISTORY

So far, as of today the aerial victory achieved by lt. Cdr. Kirkwood remains the sole confirmed guns-only MiG kill credited to the F-8Chance...
Marine lands his AH-1W attack helicopter at ball field to retrieve cell phone he had left at local restaurant

MARINE LANDS HIS AH-1W ATTACK HELICOPTER AT BALL FIELD TO RETRIEVE CELL PHONE HE...

“How far away are you from the town ball field?” the voice on the phone asked. “Well, are you walking or driving?” “We’re landing a helicopter...
Blackbird down the street: flashback photo show how Beale AFB static SR-71 was moved to its current location

BLACKBIRD DOWN THE STREET: FLASHBACK PHOTO SHOWS HOW BEALE AFB STATIC SR-71 WAS MOVED...

This Blackbird is currently located at the intersection of Warren Shingle Rd & A St, Beale AFB, Marysville, CATaken in April 2007, the interesting...
Japan's first E-2D has performed its maiden flight

JAPAN’S FIRST E-2D ADVANCED HAWKEYE PERFORMS ITS MAIDEN FLIGHT

The Japan Ministry of Defense selected the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye in 2014 to fulfill the nation's airborne early warning requirementsNorthrop Grumman announced that Japan’s...
That time a RAF E-3D Sentry AEW&C aircraft was nearly shot down by a Serbian MiG-29  

THAT TIME A RAF E-3D SENTRY AWACS AIRCRAFT WAS NEARLY SHOT DOWN BY A...

On May 4, 1999 one of the RAF E-3D aircraft flown by a No. 23 Squadron crew was targeted by a Serbian MiG-29 flown...
Lockheed Martin to develop high power laser system for tactical fighter jet

LOCKHEED MARTIN TO DEVELOP HIGH POWER LASER SYSTEM FOR TACTICAL FIGHTER JET

"The development of high power laser systems show laser weapon system technologies are becoming real. The technologies are ready to be produced, tested and...
U.S. Navy LSO explains how the U-2 intelligence plane operated on the deck of an aircraft carrier

U.S. NAVY LSO DESCRIBES U-2 AIRCRAFT CARRIER OPERATIONS

"From the LSO perspective, the problem was that the U-2 was a glider with an engine. It did not want to stop flying," Lonny 'Eagle' McClung,...