A U.S. NAVY F-35 HAS CRASHED WHILE LANDING ON THE DECK OF USS CARL VINSON IN SOUTH CHINA SEA

Seven Sailors Injured After A U.S. Navy F-35C Crashed While Landing On USS Carl Vinson

NAS NORTH ISLAND, SAN DIEGO – An F-35C has crashed on the deck of USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) on Monday in the South China Sea, NBC 7 San Diego reports. The accident happened as the fighter jet was attempting to land on the aircraft carrier during a routine flight, injuring 7 sailors, including 3 who had to be flown off the USS Carl Vinson to … Continue reading Seven Sailors Injured After A U.S. Navy F-35C Crashed While Landing On USS Carl Vinson

NATO ALLIES ARE SENDING MORE SHIPS AND FIGHTER JETS TO ENHANCE DETERRENCE AND DEFENCE IN EASTERN EUROPE

NATO Allies Are Sending More Ships And Fighter Jets To Enhance Deterrence And Defence In Eastern Europe

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – With ongoing tensions between Ukraine and Russia, NATO Allies like Denmark, France, Netherlands, and Spain, are sending additional fighter jets and ships to NATO deployments in eastern Europe, reinforcing Allied deterrence and defence as Russia continues its military build-up near the Ukrainian border, NATO reports on January 24, 2022. In the past days a number of Allies have announced their current or … Continue reading NATO Allies Are Sending More Ships And Fighter Jets To Enhance Deterrence And Defence In Eastern Europe

THE ROYAL INTERNATIONAL AIR TATTOO RETURNS IN 2022

The Royal International Air Tattoo Returns in 2022

RAF FAIRFORD, ENGLAND – Good news for aviation lovers in the UK and Europe – the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) announced today that it will return this Summer, after an absence on the international airshow calendar for 2 years. RIAT 2019 was the last airshow before the Covid-19 pandemic would rage over the world. As a result many airshows in Europe and worldwide were … Continue reading The Royal International Air Tattoo Returns in 2022

TWO SPECIAL RNLAF F-35S DELIVERED AT LEEUWARDEN AIR BASE

Two Special RNLAF F-35s delivered At Leeuwarden Air Base

LEEUWARDEN AIR BASE, NETHERLANDS – A special day today for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) when 2 brand new F-35A Lightning II’s touched down early in the afternoon at Leeuwarden Air Base on January 12, 2022. The 2 fighter jets are the last F-35 for Leeuwarden Air Base and the first F-35 for Volkel Air Base. The two F-35s, with serial numbers F-023 and … Continue reading Two Special RNLAF F-35s delivered At Leeuwarden Air Base

A Taiwan Air Force Has Crashed Into The Sea Of Taiwan

A RoCAF F-16 Has Crashed In Taiwan – Training Missions Have Been Suspended

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Taiwan’s Republic of China Air Force suspended combat training missions for its F-16 fleet on January 11, 2022 after one of its F-16V’s crashed into the sea on Tuesday, Reuters reports. The crash of the upgraded model of the F-16 was the latest in a series of accidents. The RoCAF (Republic of China Air Force) F-16A Block 72V with serial no. 6650 … Continue reading A RoCAF F-16 Has Crashed In Taiwan – Training Missions Have Been Suspended

VIDEO – WATCH LIVE STREAM FROM RAF LAKENHEATH

RAF LAKENHEATH, ENGLAND – Watch ‘Airshow World’s great live stream from RAF Lakenheath in England. Lakenheath is officially a Royal Air Force Air Station and since 1948 assigned to the USAFE (United States Airforces in Europe). Since 1960 Lakenheath has been the home base of the 48th FW (Fighter Wing) – also known as Liberty Wing – with its F-15E Strike Eagles (since 1992) and … Continue reading VIDEO – WATCH LIVE STREAM FROM RAF LAKENHEATH

A USAF F-22 MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING AT EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE AFTER A NOSE-GEAR-FAILURE

A USAF F-22 MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING AT EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE AFTER A NOSE GEAR FAILURE

EGLIN AFB FLORIDA – A USAF F-22 Raptor from the 325th Fighter Wing, made an emergency landing at Eglin AFB in Florida on March 15, 2021. The 5th gen fighter jet’s nose gear collapsed during landing around 3:30 PM (Local Time) and came to a rest on its nose, Eglin AFB reported via Facebook. ‘The F-22 experienced an in-flight emergency. The aircraft landed safely. There … Continue reading A USAF F-22 MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING AT EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE AFTER A NOSE GEAR FAILURE

First Flight of the Boeing F-15EX First Flight

FIRST FLIGHT OF THE BOEING F-15EX

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – The Boeing F-15EX took off for the first time for its inaugural flight on February 2, 2021, DefenseNews reported. The F-15EX should initially conduct its first flight on February 1, but was canceled due to weather conditions. This milestone will allow Boeing to deliver the first 2 planes to the USAF by the end of March, 2021. Boeing test pilot Matt … Continue reading FIRST FLIGHT OF THE BOEING F-15EX

Blue Angels Transition from Legacy Hornets to Super Hornets

VIDEO – THE BLUE ANGELS’ TRANSITION FROM LEGACY HORNETS TO SUPER HORNETS

NAS PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – Watch in this beautiful Boeing video how the U.S. Navy #BlueAngels initiated the transition on November 5, 2020 from Legacy F/A-18 A-D Hornets to F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets. U.S. Navy Capt. Eric Doyle tells what this historic evolution means for the fleet after the Hornet’s 34-years of service for the team. The Blue Angels has flown Boeing or Boeing-heritage aircraft for … Continue reading VIDEO – THE BLUE ANGELS’ TRANSITION FROM LEGACY HORNETS TO SUPER HORNETS

Australia’s First Loyal Wingman Completes Low-Speed Taxi Testing

VIDEO – Australia’s First Loyal Wingman Completes Low-Speed Taxi Testing

RAAF BASE AMBERLEY, AUSTRALIA – Watch how Boeing’s Australia team and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have completed low-speed taxi testing of the first Boeing ATS (Airpower Teaming System), also known as the Boeing ‘Loyal Wingman’ project – a stealth unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) in development by Boeing Australia to perform autonomous missions using artificial intelligence. The unmanned aircraft is the first military aircraft … Continue reading VIDEO – Australia’s First Loyal Wingman Completes Low-Speed Taxi Testing