Tag: Finnish Air Force

Finnish Air Force F-18s intercepts two nice looking Russian aircraft
The Russian aircraft involved were An-12BK (RF-95684/24 bl) and Border Guard An-72P (RF-72019). On May 27, 2019 a Finnish Air Force F/A-18 Hornet multi-role fighter on Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) was scrambled to intercept two nice looking Russian aircraft. Both aircraft were flying in international airspace over the Gulf of...
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"...