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Fixed wing gunships like the AC-130, AC-47 and AC-119 may look like lumbering brutes during the day, but once the sun goes does down they enter their ideal predatory environment and their presence turns from bristling beasts of burden to light … Read the rest of this entry
I have been waiting to see the California ANG’s iconic tail art on an F-15 and today was that day! California’s 144th Fighter Wing has received the last of the Montana Air National Guard’s … Read the rest of this entry
Lystseva Marina posted this fantastic shot of the T-50 over at Airliners.net. This picture really showcases just how large the T-50′s maneuverable leading edge root extensions are. Call them “canardskis” I guess? More of Mr. Marina’s work can be seen … Read the rest of this entry
Brandon Thetford posted this solid snap of a partially painted F-35 jetting out of Fort Worth over at Airfighters.com. Of special note is the composite blended form that is the diverterless supersonic inlet on the F-35. You can see more of … Read the rest of this entry
The whole “Splinter” paint scheme is hot right now, and the Iranians have caught on! This is a GREAT looking machine! Thanks to a reader for shooting this little gem over. Linked from Airliners.net, credit: Babak T. Apparently their MiG-21s/F-7s … Read the rest of this entry
A buddy of mine, fellow aviation photog, and all around good dude, Dan Kuttel snapped this baby at PDX. Tell me if you have EVER seen a Hawkeye shot like this? Had … Read the rest of this entry
The Dragon Lady is one intimidating beast from this angle. The U-2 is such an amazing aircraft, really she is an American Icon and a history maker in her own right. Who knew that in 2013, over 50 years after … Read the rest of this entry
I love this shot of the T-50 as it shows not only the unique design of the aircraft, but also how it is evolving. Note the highly deflected thrust vectoring nozzles … Read the rest of this entry
My buddy who served aboard the USS Enterprise as a JAG officer posted this on Facebook, quite the sight! “It’s Christmas in Norfolk! And everyone’s home this year! At pier-side are USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69), USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH … Read the rest of this entry
It maybe common but is sure ain’t simple… *Photo via Lockheed Martin
I snooped around some of the forums and grabbed some cool shots that showcase some of the amazing military aviation developments in China… The mighty SU-30MKK sitting alert complete with wingtip mounted active jamming pods: … Read the rest of this entry
Alert5.com posted these two pictures of a J-15 already conducting low approaches on China’s newly commissioned first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning. China has moved at lightning speed regarding other major military programs of the last decade and I do not … Read the rest of this entry
The Tomcat derived so much lift from its fuselage and had so much control surface authority that in an emergency it could land in this configuration on a carrier… AMAZING!