Category: Military

RUSSIAN AF IL-76s BATTLE TO CONTAIN THE BLAZES OF WILDFIRES IN SIBERIA

Russian IL-76s battle to contain the blazes in Siberia

SIBERIA, RUSSIA – Wildfires in Siberia are common. But this summer unusually hot weather, dry thunderstorms and strong winds have combined to spark an emergency. More than 2.5 million hectares of forest are on fire throughout several regions in Siberia. A state of emergency has been declared in the five hardest-hit regions of Siberia. Last

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FIREFIGHTING PLANE CRASHED IN FRANCE

A Securité Civile Grumman S-2T Turbo Firecat crashed today

GÉNÉRAC, FRANCE – A Securité Civile Conair S-2 Turbo Firecat firefighting plane has crashed this afternoon shortly after 5:00 PM Local Time in the area of Générac in France. The pilot was killed in the tragic crash, while battling the fires in the area. The pilot of the Firecat (former Grumman S-2 Tracker from the

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RELIVE THE COMPLETE EAA AIRVENTURE NIGHT AIRSHOW AT OSHKOSH

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 Night Airshow

OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN – Watch the complete Night Airshow from last Saturday of Oshkosh 2019. This is definitely the most awesome Night Airshow in the world. An F-22 full afterburner demo in twilight, illuminated planes flying in formation, a jet powered truck, a MiG-17 with full afterburner in complete darkness, massive fireworks. You name it, you’ll

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SPECTACULAR VIDEO OF AER LINGUS A320 AT IRISH AIRSHOW

Aer Lingus Shamrock 1936 formation at Bray Air Festival

DUBLIN, IRELAND – Aer Lingus has released a spectacular video of Sunday’s opener at Bray Air Display; Shamrock 1936, a formation flight with Irish Air Corps’ Team Silver – with their Pilatus PC-9s – and an Aer Lingus A320 in its new livery. The stunning footage – taken with cameras from inside the cockpit, from

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PAKISTAN ARMY PLANE CRASHED NEAR ISLAMABAD, KILLING 18 PEOPLE

Pakistan Army plane crash

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – Early on Tuesday, a Pakistan Army aircraft crashed in a residential area in Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad. All 5 crew members and 13 civilians were killed, 12 more people were injured, an army statement said. The crash happened during a routine training flight. According to a Pakistan Army spokesperson, all 5

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