Aeronautics

Check out these stunning photographs of the French display team flying over New York City today

The Patrouille de France has officially started his American tour flying over the Statue of Liberty in New York City. And here are some great …

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India Considers Stepping up Military Assistance to Afghanistan

India is purportedly evaluating whether to repair grounded Afghan helicopters and transport aircraft.

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Watch America's Fighter Jets Morph Over the Decades

From the F-1 Fury to the F-35 Lightning II.<p>The United States military has been flying jets since 1946. Autoauctionmall.com has put together a morphing GIF that celebrates many of the major fighter designs, starting with the F-1 Fury and continuing to today's F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II.<p>Here's …

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416th FLTS working to upgrade F-16 radar

<b>EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --</b><p>The 416th Flight Test Squadron continually conducts developmental testing to enhance the warfighting capabilities of …

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Close Air Support-DoD Revs up A-10 vs. F-35

Flying close to ground troops in combat in hostile and high-threat conditions requires a host of unique attributes for an aircraft -- such as flying …

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The Air Force Considers Retiring The F-15C/D For The F-16

The United States Air Force is mulling the retirement of the long-running F-15C and F-15D air-to-air fighter and replacing them with upgraded F-16s …

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U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster crew posted online this hilarious parody of the popular BBC interview crashed by kids

A Globemaster Pilot tries desperately to read back her Takeoff Clearance to the ATC. But she’s interrupted by her crew.<p>The video of Professor Robert …

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Why Aircraft Carriers (At Almost 100 Years Old) Still Dominate the Oceans

They won't end up like battleships anytime soon. <i>Fundamentally, the strength of a carrier depends most on the capabilities of its air wing. In the</i> …

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INDIA'S UPGRADED SUKHOI 30 MKI WILL OUTMATCH CHINESE SU 35 TOP 5 FACTS

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Is the Air Force Getting Ready to Dump the F-15?

The iconic fighter could be headed for the boneyard.<p>A brief exchange a Congressional committee has some wondering if the Air Force is seriously considering dumping the F-15 Eagle for upgraded versions of the F-16 Fighting Falcon. This would effectively end the Eagle's 40-year reign as America's …

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F-35B U.K. Weapon Delivery Accuracy phase underway

The United Kingdom’s F-35B Lightning II Weapon Delivery Accuracy (WDA) phase is underway as it conducts F-35B Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing …

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Lockheed Martin moving F-16 production to South Carolina

Lockheed Martin is moving production of F-16 fighter jets from Texas to South Carolina.<p>Local media outlets reported the company is moving production …

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Yemen SEAL Raid Likely Lead to New Restrictions for Electronics on Flights

Leaks and Media Reports Suggest Laptop Ban Linked to Jan. 28 SEAL Raid on Yemen.<p>Unattributed quotes from “three intelligence sources” link evidence …

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Here's when the F-35 will use stealth mode vs. 'beast mode'

Lockheed Martin built the F-35 with integrated stealth to safely navigate the most heavily contested airspaces on earth, but if the situation calls for it, the F-35 can blow its cover and go "beast mode."<p>Jeff Babione, general manager of the F-35 program, told reporters at Lockheed Martin's DC area …

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Daniel Soar · The Most Expensive Weapon Ever Built

The F-35 is the most expensive weapon ever built. Israel took delivery of its first two exemplars a month before the Mezzeh raid, and it’s worth …

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Lockheed Plans $5 Billion in F-35 Savings After Trump Focus - Bloomberg

Lockheed Martin Corp. is working with suppliers to squeeze $5 billion from the F-35 fighter jet’s costs as the company negotiates the Pentagon’s …

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Next Big F-35 Contract Expected Later This Year

The U.S. Defense Department is expected to award the next big F-35 contract before the end of the year, marking three such deals in roughly a …

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365 Days Without Flying

Leadership means taking responsibility for my actions and empathy for those affected<p>It's so easy to think greenhouse gases come from "other people," but when I learned that a flight across the country polluted roughly one year of driving, I could no longer tell myself flying wasn't that big a …

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​LIMA: KAI pitches T-50 for future Malaysia trainer, attack role

Korea Aerospace Industies (KAI) is promoting its T-50 advanced jet trainer, light attack aircraft to Kuala Lumpur.<p>KAI had a large stand at this …

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This is probably the last Italian Tornado ECR to wear the old fashioned camouflage color scheme

One of the last Italian tactical aircraft to wear a “camo” scheme is this Tornado ECR used by Leonardo for testing activities.<p>Taken by our …

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Rethinking the High-Low Mix, Part II: Complexity’s Death Spiral

<i>Editor’s Note: Please read part one of this series, “Origins Story.”</i><p>When you find yourself at the bottom of a hole, stop digging — especially when …

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Sattelite Imagery Of Russian Airbase In Syria (March 12, 2017)

Fresh sattelite photos of the Russian Khmeimim Air Base in Syria appeared online <i>(source)</i>. The photos were taken on March 12, 2017.<p>The photos allow to …

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Yemen refugee boat attack: Survivors speak out

Somali refugees who survived an attack on their boat off Yemen are demanding answers. Forty-two died when a military helicopter opened fire on their vessel as they travelled to Sudan.<p>Yemen refugee boat attack: Survivors speak out.<p>Somali refugees who survived an attack on their boat off Yemen are …

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Are Low-Cost “COIN” Air Forces the Future of Tactical Air Power?

For Nations Without Big Defense Budgets, Small Tactical Air Forces are the Trend.<p>Small, inexpensive, easy to operate combat aircraft with precision …

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F-35B stealth fighter makes first aerial refueling

SEOUL, March 19 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. Air Force's F-35B stealth fighter stationed in Japan made its first in-flight refueling last week, expanding its …

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The U.S. Army's Newest Spy Plane Is in Action in Africa and Latin America

After almost getting canned in 2012, the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System is now snooping abroad.<p>US Army<p>The first …

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Belgium formally launches fighter replacement effort | IHS Jane's 360

Belgium has formally launched its effort to procure a new fighter aircraft type, with the announcement on 17 March that requests for proposals (RFP) …

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Bieter and Otter to stump for F-35 in nation’s capital

Boise Mayor David Bieter and Gov. Butch Otter are scheduled to attend a breakfast Wednesday in Washington, D.C., where Idaho political and …

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72 Year Ago This Week: The First Ever Jet Airstrikes. A titanic failure for the Germans.

The First Ever Jet Airstrike Was a Disaster. Here’s The Bizarre Story.<p>When gunners spot them, they are stunned: their speed. No propellers.<p>From out …

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F-21 Kfir Fighter Jet

The F-21 Kfir fighter jet is a single-seat multitask fighter built by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). The fighter craft was first built for …

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