Syrian Arab Air Force

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

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

5 months ago

Of Floggers and Foxbats: the story of Syrian MiG-23s and MiG-25s, the fighter jets that were never able to match Israeli F-15s

The Soviet agreement to export MiG-23MFs and MiG-25PDs to Syria was a major break-through: it was the time ever that… Read More

4 years ago

Syrian MiG-29 Fulcrum Fleet is in bad shape, here’s why

Syrian MiG-29-fleet is in very poor condition, as obvious from the recent crash of the jet flown by Col. Yunes… Read More

4 years ago

[Video] Israeli Fighter Pilot explains how he became the first F-15 Driver to score a MiG Kill

Spotting the two MiG-21s first, Moshe Melnik became the section leader and turned towards them, launching a Python 3 AAM… Read More

4 years ago

Shocking video shows the moment a SyAAF Mi-17 Helicopter is hit by Missile (allegedly fired by Turkish Backed Militia) Over Syria

‘Al Qaeda affiliated & Turkish backed militias are trying to take responsibility, but it is certainly known that Turkey targeted… Read More

4 years ago

The Story of Ronen Shapira, the Only F-15 Pilot to Have Ever Been hit By a MiG During An Aerial Combat

Seconds after the SyAAF MiG-21 had crashed, an AAM fired by an unseen Syrian fighter exploded inside the right-hand engine… Read More

4 years ago

The Unknown Story of the Syrian MiG-21 Pilot who Developed the Cobra Manoeuvre: i.e. Pugachev Wasn’t the First to Perform the Cobra

When Pugachev Cobra was flown by Soviet test-pilots for the first time, nobody cared any more about who has originally… Read More

5 years ago