Aviano Air Base

The story of when USAF F-16 fighter jets shot down Five (not four) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia J-21 Jastrebs during Operation Deny Flight

The story of when USAF F-16 fighter jets shot down Five (not four) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia J-21 Jastrebs during Operation Deny Flight

Soko J-21 Jastrebs and Soko J-22 Oraos take off to attack Armija Bosnia and Herzegovina facilities At 06:00 on Feb.… Read More

3 months ago

‘The F-22 Raptor is the only jet that manufacturers teams watch fly at air shows,’ Lockheed Martin Flightline Quality Assurance Manager says

The F-22 Raptor at air shows The F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team performs precision aerial maneuvers at air shows across the… Read More

9 months ago

Aviano F-16 that shot down three Serbian J-21 Jastreb fighters in 1994 Flying Missions to Deter Iran

Aviano F-16 Flying Missions to Deter Iran Taken on Jul. 18, 2023 the photos in this post show a US… Read More

12 months ago

Italian Air Force F-35 Lightning IIs train at Aviano Air Base for first time ever

Two Italian Air Force F-35 Lightning IIs, assigned to the 32nd Wing, Amendola Air Base, Italy, landed at Aviano Air… Read More

3 years ago

US ends Spangdahlem Air Base’s Mission, moves 52nd Fighter Wing F-16s to Aviano

As Europe's only SEAD fighter squadron, the 480th FS is assigned 28 F-16 Fighting Falcons to provide expeditionary combat capability… Read More

4 years ago

Aviano F-16s and HH-60Gs conduct Elephant Walk and COVID-19 flyover

The event was intended to showcase the continued combat power of Aviano Air Base and give thanks to first responders,… Read More

4 years ago

Hill AFB F-35As on way to Aviano diverted to Burlington International Airport due to weather and mid-air refueling issues

Air National Guard officials in a statement emphasized the F-35As were not attached to the Vermont Air National Guard or… Read More

5 years ago

F-16 down: Scott O’Grady explains how he was shot down over Bosnia

"The missile had blindsided me, coming up through cloud cover be-low. It had struck the plane's underbelly, hitting one of… Read More

6 years ago

F-16 Vs MiG-29: when the mighty Viper dogfighted with the Fulcrum for the first time

The most impressive aspect of the Fulcrum's performance for the American pilots was its low-speed maneuverability combined with its helmet… Read More

6 years ago

THAT TIME A RAF E-3D SENTRY AWACS AIRCRAFT WAS NEARLY SHOT DOWN BY A SERBIAN MiG-29  

On May 4, 1999 one of the RAF E-3D aircraft flown by a No. 23 Squadron crew was targeted by… Read More

7 years ago

LAKENHEATH HH-60G PAVE HAWK HELICOPTERS BEGIN RELOCATION TO AVIANO

The HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters and other equipment are projected to remain at Lakenheath until the beginning of June 2018… Read More

7 years ago

U.S. AIR FORCE F-16 DRIVER TELLS THE STORY OF THE MOST DANGEROUS MISSION HE FLEW IN LIBYA DURING OPERATION UNIFIED PROTECTOR

Operation Odyssey Dawn The following story was originally titled Fighter pilot goes above, beyond call of duty and was written… Read More

7 years ago