Sukhoi Su-27

The F-15 that climbed faster than the Saturn V moon rocket: the story of the F-15 Streak Eagle

The F-15 that climbed faster than the Saturn V moon rocket: the story of the F-15 Streak Eagle

The F-15 Eagle The F-15 Eagle is an all-weather fighter designed to gain and maintain air supremacy. As the first… Read More

6 months ago

USAF Eagle pilot tells why a gun-only F-15 would win an aerial engagement against a fully armed Su-27 Flanker

The F-15 Eagle The F-15 Eagle is an all-weather fighter designed to gain and maintain air supremacy. As the first… Read More

6 months ago

Did you know Su-27 pilot Viktor Pugachev Wasn’t the First to Perform the Cobra? The Story of the Syrian MiG-21 Pilot who Developed the Cobra Manoeuvre

The cobra manoeuvre In aerobatics, the cobra manoeuvre (or just the cobra), also called dynamic deceleration, is a dramatic and… Read More

10 months ago

US Navy Operations Specialist explains why despite the Ukraine F-16 delivery delay the Viper will turn things for the better in Kyiv’s favor

F-16 Vipers for Ukraine As already reported, the US will allow its Western allies to supply Ukraine with advanced fighter… Read More

10 months ago

Pentagon releases USAF MQ-9 camera footage of Russian Su-27 Black Sea Intercept

The declassified footage shows a Russian Su-27 aircraft conducting an unsafe/unprofessional intercept of a USAF MQ-9 in international airspace over… Read More

1 year ago

Naval Aviator explains why Russian 4th Gen Fighter Jets don’t have a chance against US 4th Gen Fighter Jets

‘We can shoot them when and where we choose and they have little to nothing to counter what we can… Read More

1 year ago

Video shows Chinese Navy J-11 fighter jet flying within 20 feet of USAF RC-135 reconnaissance plane

The Chinese Navy J-11 pilot flew an unsafe maneuver by flying in front of and within 20 feet of the… Read More

2 years ago

Russian Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker fighter jet fires missile near RAF RC-135W Rivet Joint reconnaissance aircraft

On Sep. 29 a Russian Sukhoi Su-27 (NATO reporting name: Flanker) fighter jet “released a missile” near a British RC-135… Read More

2 years ago

The story of the Norwegian Air Force P-3 Orion that was damaged in a collision with a Soviet Su-27 Flanker over the Barents Sea

Lt. (SG) Vasiliy Tsymbal manoeuvred Su-27 Flanker dangerously close to the P-3 Orion and the port fin struck the No.… Read More

2 years ago

Iran wants to buy the Su-35 fighter from Russia. The IRIAF is no longer looking at the Su-30.

The Su-35 fighters for Iran if approved, could come from the existing airframes intended for Egypt. Head of the Islamic… Read More

2 years ago

F-14 pilot tells the story of when he landed his crippled Tomcat with the wings swept back

‘Since the wings weren’t budging, we were getting ready to have one wild landing.’ Mark Vizcarra, F-14 Tomcat pilot. Advancements… Read More

2 years ago

That time SR-71 Blackbird crews had a “Secret” Party with Victor Pugachev and other Soviet Su-27 Pilots

‘We decided we had to meet these pilots in a less formal manner. After all, they were flying some of… Read More

2 years ago

The failure of Air Power during the Russia-Ukraine War

After watching at least two dozen of videos released over the last few days — I remain unimpressed by the… Read More

2 years ago

Bayraktar TB2-taken video features Ukrainian Su-27 nearly blowing up his wingman with a dumb bomb delivered against Russian garrison of Snake Island

Somebody has released the Bayraktar TB2-taken video featured in this post of two Ukrainian Su-27 fighter jets bombing the Russian… Read More

2 years ago

“Buy Me A Fighter Jet:” Ukraine Launches online Crowdfunding Campaign to buy fighter jets to repel the Russian invasion

Buy Me A Fighter Jet An online crowdfunding campaign to buy fighter jets has been launched by Ukraine. Called “Buy… Read More

2 years ago

The Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker, the masterpiece of Soviet Design that found itself on opposite sides of the Russian-Ukraine War

The Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker also found itself on opposite sides of various conflicts, from the Eritrea-Ethiopia War of 1999, to… Read More

2 years ago