AV-8B Harrier II

Iconic USMC AV-8B Harrier jump jet flies final public performance at Cherry Point Air Show

Iconic USMC AV-8B Harrier jump jet flies final public performance at Cherry Point Air Show

AV-8B Harrier jump jet flies final public performance On May 11 and 12, 2024, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry… Read More

1 month ago

All good things must come to an end: USMC marks graduation of last AV-8B Harrier II pilots

Graduation of last USMC AV-8B Harrier II pilots The AV-8B Harrier II Fleet Replacement Detachment (FRD), Marine Aircraft Group (MAG)… Read More

3 months ago

With 7 confirmed Houthi drones shot down, this USMC AV-8B Harrier pilot could be the First American ace since the Vietnam War: Meet USMC Captain Earl Ehrhart V

USMC Captain Earl Ehrhart V cuold be the first American ace since the Vietnam War In the skies above the… Read More

4 months ago

A-7E Corsair II Vs AV-8B Harrier II: Which is the better attack aircraft? The unbiased perspective of a Navy A-7 pilot.

The A-7E Corsair II Developed to replace the legendary A-4, the A-7 Corsair II brought no significant advantage in speed… Read More

5 months ago

USMC AV-8B Harrier II pilot explains how fighter pilots can talk to an enemy aircraft in an air engagement

Fighter pilots do not chat with each other in the way you see in Top Gun Radio signals can be… Read More

6 months ago

Cool video shows wide variety of Military aircraft (including a huge C-17 Globemaster III) flying through Sidewinder low level route

Rare visitors flying in the Sidewinder low level military flying area Filmed by our friend Dafydd Phillips the cool video… Read More

8 months ago

USMC AH-1W and UH-1Y crews who were able to take off during the Taliban attack on Camp Bastion recall providing CAS to the airfield defenders

Taliban attack on Camp Bastion US and British forces, strongly supported by air power, invaded Afghanistan in late 2001 in… Read More

9 months ago

The story of the man that sued Pepsi for Not Giving him a Harrier Jump Jet

The campaign was simple: you could collect points from Pepsi labels by buying Pepsi products. Once you collected points you… Read More

1 year ago

Former USMC Harrier pilot who worked in China arrested in Australia

The arrest came the same week Britain warned dozens of former military pilots to stop working in China or face… Read More

2 years ago

Despite facing retirement within this decade, USMC AV-8B Harrier mission capable rate is now at 83 percent

The AV-8B Harrier Integrated Weapon Support Team total backorders have decreased by 75% over the last 3 years. Naval Supply… Read More

2 years ago

Here’s why the Harrier Jump Jet needs anhedral wings to hover

Only the Harrier hovers, so only the Harrier needs such pronounced anhedral. In aeronautics, dihedral is the angle between the left and… Read More

4 years ago

Cool video shows Warbirds arriving at Joint Base Pearl Harbor aboard USS Essex for the 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII

“Salute Their Service, Honor Their Hope” is the theme of the commemoration in Hawaii in recognition of the WWII veterans… Read More

4 years ago

How two VMA-214 AV-8B Harrier pilots helped Marines to win the battle for Saddam Hussein’s Azimiyah Palace and Imam Abu Hanifah Mosque during OIF

‘I kept thinking to myself, 'Don't fuck this up, centre the pipper, keep it slewed on the target,' Maj Mark… Read More

4 years ago

That time a USMC Harrier Pilot Performed an Emergency Landing without Nose Gear aboard USS Bataan

Mahoney descended upon the cradle thanks to the unique AV-8B Harrier’s ability to take off and land vertically. But his… Read More

5 years ago

USMC F-35B conducts first combat strikes in Afghanistan

During this mission the F-35B conducted an air strike in support of ground clearance operations, and the strike was deemed… Read More

6 years ago


"We heard the first explosion, then a second and then a third. The Taleban was on base and we were… Read More

6 years ago