Tag: Finnish Air Force

Dassault conducts Rafale cold weather testing in Finland
The test program was aimed to test the Rafale’s performance in sub-zero temperatures during the coldest time of the winter in Lapland. Dassault sent a Rafale fighter to Finland for one-week of cold weather testing. The aircraft was deployed at Rovaniemi Air Base. The...
Finnish Air Force pilot traps F/A-18C Hornet on an aircraft carrier for the first time
"I'm excited to bring back a lot of real experience. Not theory, but real life training experience. Now this is all reality to me, and I have a better understanding of the big picture," Capt. Juha “Stallion” Jrvinen, Finnish Air Force Finland now has a fighter pilot qualified for aircraft carrier ops after Capt. Juha “Stallion” Jrvinen performed an arrested...
According to the first accident report, the F-15's central and rear parts were damaged beyond repair A badly damaged Israeli Air Force (IAF) dual-seater F-15 Baz (Falcon, as the F-15 Eagle is dubbed by IAF) fighter jet will soon return to service with parts coming from a single-seater F-15. In Jun., 2011, the aircraft, belonging to the "Edge of the Spear"...