As a team effort, the Blue Angels can't be beat in terms formation precision. Maybe I gravitate to things that are new and shiny like a fish chasing a flashy lure I've been hooked. The F/A-18s are sure looking long in the tooth compared to
These one-time use, engineless aircraft would be towed in pairs near to the front lines of battle carrying troops or supplies to bolster advancing forces. Released high above the opposing forces, pilot’s would practically crash land into enemy territory abandoning the lame craft as they
Home to the Ukrainian Air Force 25th Transport Aviation Brigade, the Melitopol Airport gets an outstanding low level performance by a pair of Su-25 Frogfoots. The two Soviet designed military jets that were developed to provide close air support for Soviet ground forces are seen
At 62 miles above sea level, the Kármán line is generally accepted as the beginning of space. This MiG-29 Fulcrum doesn’t quite leave the atmosphere, but it does reach an impressive altitude of over 12 miles high where the curvature of the earth is clearly
Boondoggle or not, it appears the F-35 Lightning II is here to stay. Fortunately its one of only two fighter jets that can take-off and land vertically, and the only which while fully loaded can depart from a ship without a catapult. Here’s how it
Joint Base Charleston was put under pressure last week conducting an extraordinary exercise to evaluate their ability to deploy a large aircraft formation during a simulated crisis. And by large I mean very big airplanes in a very big formation.
As part of Crescent Reach 2015,
Norwegian F-16s fly alongside Italian Eurofighter Typhoons over Lithuania during a Baltic Air Policing mission in some spectacular air-to-air formation flying. Its almost hard to imagine that the F-16 took its first flight nearly 20 years before the Typhoon.
The Baltic air-policing mission is a NATO
This Czech designed L-39 Albatross basic military jet trainer might not carry any weapons, but in the hands of undisciplined civilian jet pilots, it has the potential to be seriously dangerous.
Thousands of these trainers remain in active service and have become one of the cheapest