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China Prepares For War? Chinese Aircraft J-20 To Defeat American F-22 Raptor

In a fitting reply to the U.S.' Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, air-to-air combat jet, China has put into service its new-generation J-20 stealth …

China

Dassault MD 311 Flamant - 260 - F-AZKT

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<b>Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation XP-81</b><p>Throughout WW2 the Army Air Corps dealt with the constant issue of long range bomber escort. By 1944 P-51 Mustangs were closing the gap on 8th Air Force bombing raids over Germany, but the vast distances of the Pacific theater still posed the major problem of escorting bombers to and from the Japanese home islands.<p>Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation (later known as Convair) designed the XP-81 to solve the long range escort problem. It was a …

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P-38 Lightning “Mama’s Boy”

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Tomcats

Boeing dreams bigger with new 787-10 Dreamliner

Boeing has whipped the (very long) covers off the latest addition to the Dreamliner family. The 787-10 was launched during President Trump's visit to …

Russia releases video of its powerful Su-35 fighter, which could be a worthy adversary for US jets

Russia recently released footage of the Su-35S, an upgraded version of the Su-27 that boasts super maneuverability, advanced weapons, and radars custom made to hunt down US stealth aircraft.<p>The footage shows the Su-35S fully laden with advanced missiles taking off from the runway and performing …

Cold War

Long Island Airpower

Bringing the Soviet Union’s ‘flying tank’ back to life

The Ilyushin Il-2 Sturmovik was an armoured ground attack aircraft designed to destroy tanks from tree-top height. Now, a rare surviving example of this Soviet aircraft is being restored in Arizona.<p>When Nazi forces reached Leningrad in the summer of 1941, rather than risk the lives of thousands of …

Military History

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Ryan FR-1 Fireball

Ryan FR-1 Fireball

Welcome home, Concorde

The last model to be built was towed to its new home at an aviation museum in Bristol, England that will open this summer.<p>The last Concorde to be built was on the move again yesterday for the first time in 13 years.<p>It didn't thunder into the sky on a supersonic flight, but instead was towed a …

Airplanes

F-4J Phantom II

F-4J Phantom II