F-18 Hornet

USAF F-15C Pilot recalls DACT sorties she had against F-16s and F-18s and explains why experience (rather than the aircraft you fly) is everything in a dogfight

USAF F-15C Pilot recalls DACT sorties she had against F-16s and F-18s and explains why experience (rather than the aircraft you fly) is everything in a dogfight

‘All 3 have their strengths and weakness in a visual fight. It will come down to training.’ Shari Williams, former… Read More

1 year ago

Spanish Air Force has ordered another 20 Eurofighter fighter jets to replace part of its legacy F-18 fleet

The Halcón agreement, announced at the ILA air show in Berlin, will see Spain receive 16 single-seater and 4 twin-seater… Read More

2 years ago

NASA F-15 and F-18 Test System for Aircraft Positioning in Supersonic Flight to measure the shockwaves produced by the X-59 QueSST

NASA recently flight tested the Airborne Location Integrating Geospatial Navigation System to prepare for future acoustic validation flights of the… Read More

3 years ago

Watch Algerian MiG-25 Foxbats taking part in Joint Air Defense Exercise with NATO Fighters

From time to time, Algerian Foxbats participate in joint exercises with NATO-members. Brought to my attention by Kheiro Hussein, a reader of The… Read More

5 years ago

Video features Former Northrop Grumman Vice President explaining why the F-14 Tomcat was the Ultimate Fighter

“We split S to the deck and was cruising in Mil power doing about 550 KTS when I got tally… Read More

5 years ago

SR-71 BLACKBIRD PILOT TELLS THE STORY BEHIND HIS FAMED GROUND SPEED CHECK

"Center, Aspen 20, you got a ground speed readout for us?' There was a longer than normal pause ... "Aspen, I… Read More

6 years ago

TWO BLUE ANGELS F-18 HORNETS CLIPPED EACH OTHER DURING FORMATION FLIGHT WITH THUNDERBIRDS THIS PAST WEEK

"Two of the jets in the Blue Angel Delta formation encountered unexpected wake turbulence, causing a very brief and minor… Read More

7 years ago

CRAZY COOL VIDEO BRINGS YOU ABOARD BLUE ANGELS F-18 HORNETS

The original sound of the jets gives you the chance to appreciate the sheer power of the team F-18 Hornets… Read More

7 years ago

HERE’S ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE 2017 CF-18 DEMONSTRATION HORNET PAINT SCHEME

Next year’s CF-18 Demonstration Hornet will be painted to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the confederation of Canada The Royal… Read More

7 years ago

And here’s the Israeli Air Force F-15 “FrankenEagle”

According to the first accident report, the F-15's central and rear parts were damaged beyond repair A badly damaged Israeli… Read More

7 years ago

RAAF and USAF tankers complete first ever formation flight in support of combat aircraft involved in Mosul offensive

The two tankers delivered more than 600 thousand pounds of fuel to coalition aircraft supporting the liberation of Mosul As… Read More

7 years ago