Tag: Panavia Tornado

Last Special Color Tornado for RAF 31 Squadron

RAF 31 Squadron will be re-roled to the MQ-9B Protector unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Royal Air Force (RAF) 31 Squadron has painted a Tornado GR4...

That Time a Crewless RAF Tornado Flew Away After the Navigator...

We may only imagine the front-seater's feelings as, from his parachute, he watched his Tornado disappearing over the horizon The following article contains excerpts from...

Here’s why BAe Test Pilot Keith Hartley flew this Tornado with the...

BAe Test Pilot Keith Hartley conducted the 'cockpit habitability trial' in his open top Tornado XZ630 Taken in 1988 the unique photos in this post...

Germany asked Pentagon to certify Eurofighter for nuclear role

U.S. government sources say that schedule is ambitious given that the F-35 and other aircraft must be certified first. Washington has suggested it could...

Here’s the only picture of Concorde flying at supersonic speed

The Concorde had to slow down from Mach 2 to Mach 1.5-1.6 so that the Tornado crew could get the shot Taken in April 1985...

Luftwaffe Tornado fighter bombers lack updated encryption device for secure comms

The communication devices of the Tornado also do not meet current standards, meaning there’s a risk that information could be intercepted A report by Reuters...

German Air Force Chief fired for supporting F-35

Luftwaffe’s Chief active support of the F-35 clashes with current Ministry of Defence planning, which prefers a successor solution involving the Eurofighter Typhoon Jane’s says...

GERMANY SHOULD BUY BOTH EUROFIGHTER AND F-35 TO REPLACE TORNADO FIGHTER...

"One possible solution could be that the nuclear and conventional roles now both met by the Tornado could be split between a relatively small...

GERMAN AIR FORCE “PREFERRED CHOICE” TO REPLACE ITS TORNADO FIGHTER BOMBERS...

According to a German Air Force official, the Lightning II can satisfy most of Germany’s requirements and offer other benefits as well The Luftwaffe (German...

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