search and rescue

This HH-3E Jolly Green Giant CSAR helicopter RTB with 68 bullet holes, a shot-out windshield and holes through the rotor blades

This HH-3E Jolly Green Giant CSAR helicopter RTB with 68 bullet holes, a shot-out windshield and holes through the rotor blades

The HH-3E Jolly Green Giant The HH-3E is the USAF version of the Sikorsky S-61 amphibious transport helicopter developed for… Read More

6 months 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

7 months ago

The Story of how the Skyraider became known as “Sandy” and the A-1’s first CSAR Missions

At first, this kind of mission was performed by US Navy A-1s, but by mid August 1965 the 1st ACS… Read More

1 year ago

USAF declares Initial Operational Capability Of Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II next generation combat rescue helicopter

The declaration signifies that the USAF now possesses sufficient HH-60Ws, logistics requirements and trained Airmen to support a 30-day deployment… Read More

2 years ago

Photos of Nord Stream gas leaks taken by Royal Danish Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet

Aerial pictures of the leaks were taken by one of the pilots onboard an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet operated… Read More

2 years ago

Australian company to restart production of the iconic Albatross flying boat with the improved G-111T Variant

Australian company Amphibian Aerospace Industries will build a new version of the legendary Albatross flying boat. Australian company Amphibian Aerospace… Read More

2 years ago

The day an Elisoccorso Alto Adige Airbus H145 helicopter crew saved my life

Within minutes from the call, one of the three Airbus H145 helicopters belonging to the Elisoccorso Alto Adige successfully hoisted… Read More

3 years ago

A quick look at SA-43 Hammerhead the fictional USMC Spaceship that caused a freak out to Russian Intelligence

Full-sized mockups of the SA-43 Hammerhead were built. They were realistic enough that the Russian Intelligence got a satellite picture… Read More

4 years ago

USMC F/A-18 Pilot who Ejected Off the Coast of Japan last December was Alive for 10 Hours

Capt. Jahmar Resilard, 28, was wearing a Garmin Fenix 3 smartwatch and it showed that his heart was beating until… Read More

5 years ago

Italian Navy AW101 Crash Aboard Caio Duilio Destroyer. Crew Members Uninjured.

The AW101 was operating with the Horizon-class destroyer Caio Duilio. On nov.6, 2019 at 6.00pm an AW101 helicopter belonging to… Read More

5 years ago

USAF B-52 strategic bomber aids in canoe rescue off coast of Guam

The canoe just so happened to resemble one helmed by a famous Disney princess. “We asked for more details about… Read More

6 years ago

Here are some interesting photos of new Belgian Air Force A109 Display Team

The 2018 Belgian Air Force A109 Display Team has a completely new configuration Taken on May 1, 2018 by our… Read More

6 years ago

Life raft falls from RCAF CH-146 helicopter and crashes through Miami home injuring woman

The CH-146 raft is back in the RCAF possession as the investigation continues. A spokesperson said they will help the… Read More

6 years ago

THE A-7D SLUF AND THE STORY OF AN INCREDIBLE NINE-HOUR-LONG “SANDY” MISSION FLOWN OVER NORTH VIETNAM

Major Clarke's A-7D made 'a very low pass' on the guns to protect the Jolly and took a hit 'by… Read More

7 years ago

NORWAY’S FIRST AW101 SAR HELICOPTER OVERTURNS DURING GROUND RUN

The AW101 was delivered less than a month ago to Norway On Nov. 24, 2017, less than a month after… Read More

7 years ago

THE STORY OF THE F-14 PILOT THAT WAS ABLE TO LAND HIS TOMCAT WITHOUT CANOPY AFTER HIS BACKSEATER ERRONEOUSLY BAILED OUT

As Vickers started to push on the stick, he heard a loud pop, followed by a roar. He knew exactly… Read More

7 years ago

JASDF F-4 DAMAGED BY HEAVY FIRE BEFORE TAKE-OFF AT HYAKURI AIRBASE

The incident occurred around noon time after damage to the JASDF F-4 Phantom's left-side main landing gear and both crew… Read More

7 years ago