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Navy Pilot who took part in F-22, F-35 development tells why most of new US fighter jets have the control stick on the right instead of the middle

Navy Pilot who took part in F-22, F-35 development tells why most of new US fighter jets have the control stick on the right instead of the middle

Control stick moved along the right side of the cockpit The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multi-role fighter aircraft.… Read More

5 months ago

An Omega KDC-10 is the first commercial tanker to refuel USAF fighters

The first commercial tanker to refuel USAF fighters The US Air Force (USAF) is shifting the way it builds and… Read More

6 months ago

USAF F-4 WSO recalls when during a drill he and his pilot were tasked in trying to steal a Phantom II fighter jet. They succeeded.

Can a fighter jet be stolen? Aircraft theft is an increasingly prevalent crime, often perpetrated in conjunction with drug smuggling.… Read More

6 months ago

Iraqi Air Force fighter jets were buried in the desert by Saddam Hussein before Operation Iraqi Freedom started. Here’s why.

No Iraqi Air Force opposition during Operation Iraqi Freedom. On Mar. 20, 2003, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) began with preemptive… Read More

7 months ago

US State Department clears the transfer of 38 F-16 Viper fighter jets from Denmark to Argentina

Transfer of 38 F-16 Vipers to Argentina cleared The US State Department has cleared the transfer of F-16 fighter jets… Read More

7 months ago

Is the F-15 perfect combat record of over 100 victories and zero defeats true? The Rumours of the Eagle Jet Fighters Shot Down in Air-to-Air Combat

Have any F-15 Eagles been lost in air-to-air combat? Rumours are that some have. The F-15 Eagle is an all-weather,… Read More

8 months ago

If properly flown an Attack Helicopter would defeat most fighter airplanes in 1v1 air combat. Attack Helicopter Crews explain why.

‘Fighter pilots who face a trained, deadly and sneaky adversary in an attack helicopter will always see its missiles and… Read More

10 months ago

Watch the Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe WW II jet fighter displaying for the first time in the UK

Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe displaying for the first time in the UK Filmed at RAF Fairford during Royal International Air… Read More

10 months ago

The story of Mathias Rust, the German teenager who landed his Cessna in Red Square

On May 28, 1987, at the height of the Cold War, Mathias Rust, a 19-year-old German teenager, flew a daring… Read More

3 years ago

Volksjäger: the story of the Heinkel He 162, the Nazi wooden jet fighter

The Heinkel He162 was one of Nazi Germany's last ditch attempts to win back the control of the skies with… Read More

4 years ago

Tunisian Air Force F-5 Tiger crashes, pilot killed

A Tunisian Air Force Northrop F-5E Tiger fighter jet crashed in the morning of October 6, 2020 in the region… Read More

4 years ago

The story of the Messerschmitt Me 262 three-seater night fighter that never was

The Me 262-based three-seater was an attempt to meet the Luftwaffe advanced night fighter competition aimed to develop a plane… Read More

4 years ago

“False information, and completely untrue:” Taiwan solemnly refutes shooting down of Chinese Sukhoi Su-35

The clarification came after Taiwanese social media went abuzz with claims that a China’s Su-35 fighter plane was shot down… Read More

4 years ago

Video shows Ukrainian Su-27 hitting road sign during highway landing exercise

The fighter jet miscalculated the landing point and almost landed on the head of people and police cars. The Su-27 fighter also… Read More

4 years ago

Attack Helicopter Crews explain why an Attack Helicopter (if properly flown) would defeat most fighter airplanes in 1v1 air combat

‘A well equipped attack helicopter flown by a trained crew will defeat most fighter airplanes in 1v1 air combat, should… Read More

4 years ago

Argentina Selects KAI FA-50 as Interim Fighter

A senior FAA officer with direct knowledge of the planned procurement said he expects the government to sign off on… Read More

5 years ago

Polish Air Force MiG-29 Fighter Jet Crashes, injuring pilot

The general command of the Polish Armed Forces' press office has reported that the MiG-29 pilot has been found and… Read More

5 years ago