Mil Mi-24 Hind

The story of the Hungarian Air Force Mi-24 pilot who scored two simulated gun kills against US Air National Guard F-15C Eagle fighter jets

The story of the Hungarian Air Force Mi-24 pilot who scored two simulated gun kills against US Air National Guard F-15C Eagle fighter jets

The Mil Mi-24 The Mil Mi-24 Hind is a large helicopter that once formed the backbone of the attack helicopter… Read More

1 week ago

USAF F-15E WSO recalls when he and his pilot shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 with a 2000lb laser-guided bomb during Operation Desert Storm

The F-15E Strike Eagle To meet the US Air Force (USAF) requirement for air-to-ground missions, the F-15E Strike Eagle was developed. It made its… Read More

3 weeks ago

The (almost) medieval armor included in Soviet helicopter crews’ survival kit during invasion of Afghanistan

Soviet helicopter crews in Afghanistan Like the US Army in Vietnam, the Soviet army discovered in Afghanistan that helicopters are… Read More

2 months ago

Czech Air Force receives first AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters

By mid-September, the Czech Air Force will receive four more machines: two AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters and the first two… Read More

7 months ago

The story of the F-15E Strike Eagle that shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 with a 2000lb laser-guided bomb during Operation Desert Storm

During Operation Desert Storm F-15E Strike Eagle #89-0487, or “487” for short, from 335th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS, today 335th… Read More

1 year ago

Did you know that Soviet helicopter crews’ survival kit during invasion of Afghanistan featured an almost medieval kit with a steel breastplate, greaves for the legs and vambraces on the arms?

Unsurprisingly, this almost medieval kit was immediately rejected as too hot, heavy and cumbersome. Advertise The Soviet Union's invasion of… Read More

1 year ago

Once a Russian Mil Mi-24 Hind Attack helicopter was painted in US Coast Guard colors. Here’s why.

The Hind has been sold to 40 countries and, no it’s not a joke, the photos in this post feature… Read More

1 year ago

Czech Republic has transferred Attack Helicopters (likely Mil Mi-24 Hinds) to Ukraine

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin did not identify the type of helicopter or the quantity. The Czech Air… Read More

2 years ago

Sukhoi Su-34 Pilot who stood next to Assad and Putin in 2016 Photo was flying one of the eight Russian Aircraft shot down over Ukraine today

It looks like it's raining in Ukraine today: A Mi-24 was shot down, then a Su-30SM, a Su-34, another Su-34,… Read More

2 years ago

The Hungarian Air Force female Mi-24 pilot who scored two simulated gun kills against US Air National Guard F-15C Eagle fighter jets

A few times, Lt. Éva ‘Vivi’ Horváth, the female pilot of one of the Mi-24V’s was able to keep a… Read More

3 years ago

The fake story of the Iraqi Mi-24 attack helicopter that shot down an Iranian F-4 using an anti-tank guided missile

'On popular request': what's the story about 'Iraqi Mi-24 shot down an Iranian F-4' - and then using an AT-4… Read More

3 years ago

Air war over North Macedonia – how Ukrainian mercenary pilots fought against separatists

Mi-24V helicopters, piloted by foreign pilots, proved to be the most important air asset used in combat. After the conflict… Read More

4 years ago

Here’s why this Russian Mi-24 Hind Attack helicopter is painted in US Coast Guard colors

No, it’s not a joke: the photos in this post feature a Russian Mi-24V (NATO reporting name: Hind-E) attack helicopter… Read More

4 years ago

That time an F-15E shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 attack helicopter with a 2000lb laser-guided bomb 

"I said, 'There's no chance the bomb will get him now,' even though Dan was working hard to keep the… Read More

6 years ago

USMC is looking for a Mi-17 or Mi-24 attack helicopter to act as aggressor

The attack helicopter is intended to be used to interrupt Marines calling in close air support and conducting artillery and… Read More

6 years ago

REBELS DESTROY AT LEAST SEVEN RUSSIAN WARPLANES IN SYRIA

At least four Su-24 bombers, two Su-35S fighters and an An-72 transport plane, as well as an ammunition depot, were… Read More

6 years ago

USAF F-15E SHOOTS DOWN PRO-ASSAD DRONE THAT OPENED FIRE ON COALITION FORCES AND SCORES SECOND AIR-TO-AIR KILL FOR THE STRIKE EAGLE

The F-15E shot down the drone after the Iranian-made UAV dropped a munition near Syrian fighters who were accompanied at… Read More

7 years ago