Dissimilar Air Combat Training

‘Two F-117s are participating in DACT missions with 144th FW F-15s,’ USAF says. And releases first official photos of Nighthawks deployment to Fresno.

‘Two F-117s are participating in DACT missions with 144th FW F-15s,’ USAF says. And releases first official photos of Nighthawks deployment to Fresno.

Over the next few days the 144th FW’s F-15 pilots will conduct multiple dissimilar air combat training missions with the… Read More

1 year ago

USMC A-4 pilot tells the story of the badass USAF female GCI controller who helped him and his wingman to win a DACT engagement against two USAF F-15s

‘I recall on meeting her in the briefing, that she did not fit the mold that most people would have… Read More

1 year ago

That Time US Navy F-4s Scored Plenty of Kills against then Brand-New USAF F-15s in Mock Air Combat

Holloman had just received the new F-15A Eagle and didn't know how to use them yet, thus, the old hats… Read More

3 years ago

Impressive Video Shows A-10 BRRRRTTTTing F-16 Multiple Times During Mock Dogfight

Conventional wisdom says slow attack jets like the A-10 Warthog can't dogfight. Watch and learn. F-16 Vs A-10, Sidewinder Vs… Read More

3 years ago

Starfighter 4 Eagle 0: that time two F-104s scored four simulated kills against an F-15B in a single training mission

The debriefing was a hoot. I especially liked the part where the Eagle guy played his recorder and we heard… Read More

4 years ago

HERE’S WHY COLD WAR USAF F-15C EAGLE DRIVERS LOVED RCAF CF-18’S FAKE CANOPY

“Some Eagle pilots mockingly suggested we should paint our aircraft like submarines: ‘Just think: That brief hesitation as he thinks… Read More

5 years ago

THE STORY OF THE A-4 SCOOTER, THE LIGHT ATTACK PLANE THAT BECAME THE PERFECT ADVERSARY AIRCRAFT

Because of its air-to-air prowess the A-4 was soon nicknamed Mongoose, and provided to most fighter pilots the experience necessary… Read More

5 years ago

THAT TIME AN ISRAELI AIR FORCE F-15 BAZ LANDED WITH ONE WING MISSING

The F-15 Baz No. 957 would eventually be repaired and after having scored three air-to-air victories during the 1982 Lebanon… Read More

5 years ago

F-14 TOMCAT Vs F-15 EAGLE: THE AIRCREWS’ PERSPECTIVE

Even if until today a real F-14 Tomcat Vs F-15 Eagle engagement with live weapons fired has never taken place,… Read More

5 years ago

VFC-111 SUNDOWNERS F-5N TIGER II CRASHES OFF THE COAST OF KEY WEST

According to the U.S. Navy the circumstances around the F-5N crash are now under investigation As reported by USNI News… Read More

5 years ago

LOOK MA, A MiG-28! OH, NO WAIT. IT’S A VFC-13 FIGHTING SAINTS F-5 TIGER!

Fighting Saints' F-5 Tiger IIs, are all painted in a variety of colorful paint schemes of blue, gray, brown and… Read More

6 years ago