F-5

The First of 22 repatriated Swiss F-5 Tiger II aircraft arrives at the Tactical Air Support facility at Cecil Field via a USMC C-130J

The First of 22 repatriated Swiss F-5 Tiger II aircraft arrives at the Tactical Air Support facility at Cecil Field via a USMC C-130J

First of 22 repatriated Swiss F-5 Tiger II aircraft arrives in the US The first of 22 repatriated Swiss F-5… Read More

1 week ago

Swiss Air Force F-5 Pilot recalls when he was hit in his thigh by a lightning that penetrated his Tiger cockpit. Yet he landed safely.

The Northrop F-5 One of the most enduring military aircraft designs ever introduced, Northrop ’s F-5 tactical fighter series has… Read More

3 months ago

When China took control of the Paracel Islands after defeating South Vietnam (The US did not lend help to the South Vietnamese)

Paracel Islands had been claimed by South Vietnam and China since the departure of the French from their Indochina colony… Read More

6 months ago

Video shows the moment a Patrouille Suisse F-5 Tiger II hits a flock of birds during Radom Air Show

Patrouille Suisse F-5 Tiger suffering a bird strike Filmed by our friend Dafydd Phillips during Radom Air Show, the video… Read More

8 months ago

The strange case of the first kills scored by RSAF (or USAF?) F-15 pilots

Following the interception of radio traffic between the F-15s and the AWACS, Iran later claimed — logically — that the… Read More

3 years ago

When China defeated South Vietnam and took control of the Paracel Islands (The US did not lend help to the South Vietnamese)

Although the US Navy dispatched a flotilla of destroyers from the Philippines to monitor the fighting in the Paracel Islands,… Read More

3 years ago

KAI starts final assembly of KF-X Next Generation fighter first prototype

KF-X is one of the most important national project to replace current Republic of Korea Air Force aging fleet of… Read More

4 years ago

Tigers Forever! US Navy Plans to Upgrade F-5 to keep it a Credible Adversary Aircraft Until 2030

The F-5 in its current state only realistically offers MiG-21 'Fishbed' threat replication and desperately needs to be modernised to… Read More

4 years ago

Swiss Air Force Aerobatic Display Team Patrouille Suisse Performs Flypast over Wrong Place

The Patrouille Suisse had to perform a flypast over Langenbruck to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Swiss aviator Oskar Bider’s… Read More

5 years ago

That time a Swiss Air Force F-5 Pilot was hit in his thigh by a lightning that penetrated his Tiger cockpit

“Just as the first words from the radar operator came in "ten miles long final, gear down", I felt a… Read More

5 years ago

Airbus brings two RAF Typhoons to Payerne Air Base and aims to win competition for next Swiss Air Force Fighter

As Airbus spokesman told to The Aviation Geek Club, the jets were British because the RAF has Tranche 3 Typhoons,… Read More

5 years ago

Rhino Vs Tiger: Former U.S. Naval Aviator describes intense air engagement between an F/A-18F aircrew and adversary F-5s

Silvers stared at the F-5 in the left corner of her Head-Up-Display. The details were mesmerizing, and coming into focus… Read More

5 years ago

Swiss Air Force plans to retire 27 F-5 fighters this year

The service will be left with 26 active F-5 fighters The Swiss military has indicated of its desire to retire… Read More

6 years ago

TacAir F-5 aggressors to get the Garmin G3000 flight deck

The modular G3000 integrated flight deck boasts a large and vibrant, high-resolution flight display that seamlessly interfaces to the F-5’s… Read More

6 years ago

Republic of China Air Force grounded F-5 fighter jets as kids were having exams

According ROCAF spokesperson the F-5 fighters were grounded to avoid fighter aircraft noise affecting candidates undertaking the annual “Four Second… Read More

6 years ago