Tag: Russian Air Force

VIDEO – RUSSIAN AIR FORCE SU-30 PERFORMING AN EXTREME HIGH ALPHA MANEUVER AT MAKS 2019

Su-35 Extreme High Alpha Maneuver - Image: © Jerry Taha

ZHUKOVSKY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, RUSSIA – The 2019 edition of the MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon – from August 27 till September 1 – was again one to remember! Awesome demos with great pilots showing their amazing skills in the latest 5th Gen fighter jet: the high tech and stealthy Sukhoi Su-57, but also in

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VIDEO – SUKHOI TEST PILOT PUSHES RUSSIA’S SU-57 FIFTH GEN FIGHTER JET TO THE LIMIT AT MAKS 2019

Su-57 impressive demo with a lot of vapor at MAKS 2019 II - Photo: Jerry Taha

ZHUKOVSKY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, RUSSIA – The 2019 edition of the MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon was again one to remember! Awesome demos with great pilots showing their amazing skills in older 4th Gen fighter jets, but also in the latest 5th Gen fighter jet: the high tech Sukhoi Su-57 with its stealth capabilities like

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RUSSIAN SU-27 CHASED AWAY SPANISH F-18 FROM RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTER’S PLANE

Spanish F-18 fighter chased away by Russian Su-27

BALTIC SEA – Last week on August 13, a Russian Air Force Su-27 fighter jet – escorting the Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu – ‘chased away’ a Spanish Air Force EF-18 with a pretty dangerous maneuver, by banking close towards the EF-18. According to Russian state-run media, the Spanish fighter jet came too close to

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VIDEO – RUSSIA SHOWCASES ‘HUNTER’ COMBAT DRONE ON ITS MAIDEN FLIGHT

Russian AF showcases its brand new Hunter combat drone on its maiden flight

MOSCOW – Russian Air Force’s heavyweight combat drone ‘Hunter’ has made it’s maiden flight. The combat drone is designed by Sukhoi, and is said to be able to collect intelligence and to strike enemy targets. The technical specs of the brand new UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) still remain a secret, although some media reports suggest

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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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RUSSIAN AND CHINESE STRATEGIC BOMBERS ON FIRST JOINT PATROL IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

The Russian Air Force has released footage of its Tupolev Tu-95MS Bear strategic bombers, accompanied by Chinese Air Force Xian H-6 bombers. It’s a first-of-its-kind joint patrol of their long-range aircraft in the Asia-Pacific region, the Russians said. Japan and South Korea claimed earlier that the bombers violated their airspace. According to the Russians and

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