Tag: Typhoon

Tornado: To the Last: Listen to the Powerful piece of music released to celebrate almost 40 Years of Service by the Tonka
RAF Museum and the Services Sound and Vision Corporation used archive footage to make the video. Named Tornado: To the Last, the cool video in this post is a powerful piece of music composed by Royal Air Force (RAF) Music Services, released to celebrate almost 40 years of service by the Tornado...
After having purchased Rafale and F-15QA combat planes, Qatar Buys 24 Eurofighter Typhoons
RAF Typhoon fighters were scrambled on Oct. 31, 2018 as a precautionary measure against a potential incursion into UK area of interest by one or more unidentified aircraft The UK Ministry of Defence said that Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon fighters were scrambled on Oct. 31, 2018 to intercept Russian military aircraft which had flown near UK airspace. A spokesman said:...
"We are moving towards a single seat OCU, so the need for two-seat aircraft is reducing," Typhoon Force Commander Air Cdre Ian 'Squid' Duguid The Royal Air Force (RAF) will retire 16 two-seat Eurofighters in a bid to save $1.13 billion in operating costs. The plans to dismantle the aircraft and harvest spare parts for use on the remainder of the...
RAF Typhoon fighters go supersonic to intercept flight after security hoax
Quick reaction alert RAF Typhoon interceptors were scrambled on Wednesday morning and safely escorted the plane to Stansted Airport near London As reproted by BBC Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon fighter jets intercepted a Ryanair flight and diverted it to Stansted Airport following a suspected "hoax" security alert. The service explained that quick reaction alert (QRA) Typhoon interceptors were scrambled on...
RAF pilot draws a giant penis in the skies over Lincolnshire
"Apollo 11" Typhoon's flight path was tracked on FlightRadar24 website, which showed the aircraft taking some very deliberate turns to follow the phallic outline As reported by the Daily Mail, on Aug. 24, 2017, a Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon fighter pilot left aviation enthusiasts shocked after 'drawing' a 35-mile large penis on radars monitoring Britain's skies. "Apollo 11" Typhoon's flight...
The F/A-18 fighter jets will reach the end of their lifespans of 5,000 flight hours in 2025 On. Nov. 21, 2016, Swiss Defence Minister Guy Parmelin revealed that his ministry will seek permission from Parliament next year for $486 million to extend the lifespan of the Swiss Air Force F/A-18 Hornet fleet. In fact as reported by Swissinfo.ch the F/A-18 fighter...
Probably the Typhoon was driven by a student who misjudged the aircraft rate of descent This post provides the link to a very interesting clip. Filmed on Apr. 22, 2016 at RAF Coningsby, the footage in fact features a Royal Air Force (RAF) twin seater Eurofighter Typhoon from to No 29 Squadron "clipping grass" while landing after a morning training sortie. We can assume that,...