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NEWS UPDATE: FEBRUARY 27th, 2014

First of all, I will be posting a BIG announcement this weekend that will effect Aviationintel going forward in a positive way. Stay tuned for more information. Now onto the good stuff: PENTAGON ASKS PERMISSION TO RIDE ITS MOST TRUSTY STEEDS … Read the rest of this entry

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ARMY AIR BRINGS THE THUNDER WITH SUPER BOWL FLYOVER 2014!

I was super excited to see that the US Army was getting the opportunity to execute Super Bowl flyover 2014. Yes it is less than ideal having dark helicopters do the job after sundown, and yes a quartet of F-15s or F/A-18s … Read the rest of this entry

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CATCHING UP WITH NEPTUNE’S SPEAR: DECEPTICONS & CHALLENGE COINS!

A couple of house keeping issues here to add to my Stealth Blackhawk / Bin Laden Raid coverage (for all my extensive and news making coverage on this event please click here). First off Phil Bronstein’s controversial feature in Esquire Magazine “The … Read the rest of this entry

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NEW FOOTAGE AND INFO EMERGES REGARDING STEALTH BLACK HAWK HELICOPTERS USED IN ZERO DARK THIRTY

The video posted above is a scene from the soon to be released Bin Laden manhunt super-hit film “Zero Dark Thirty” showing the launch of the pair of low observable modified Black Hawk helicopters at the beginning of their trip … Read the rest of this entry

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DID YOU KNOW THAT CHINA FLIES BLACKHAWKS? COULD A STEALTH MODIFICATION BE IN THEIR FUTURE?

24 well equipped UH-60/S-70C Blackhawks were bought by China from the US in the mid 1980’s with another on the books 100 as options. After the Tiananmen Square incident in 1989 the EU and US imposed an arms embargo on … Read the rest of this entry

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Stealth Helicopter Or Movie Prop?

                  12/18/12 SEE UPDATE AFTER READING THE CONTENT BELOW!: http://aviationintel.com/2012/12/18/new-footage-and-info-emerges-regarding-stealth-black-hawk-helicopters-used-in-zero-dark-thirty/ David Cenciotti over at the TheAviationist.com has a great piece today on a picture that was randomly put up on the net … Read the rest of this entry

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ISRAELI STEALTH HELICOPTER TRANSPORTS & OTHER THOUGHTS

Over the last few months there has been some talk about the possibility that Israel is using the same low-observable modified H-60 Blackhawks used in to the now infamous raid on the Bin Laden compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan over a … Read the rest of this entry

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BATTLEHAWK!

I am a huge fan of Sikorsky products and especially the AH-60 Battlehawk concept. You would think that this aircraft would be a no-brainier for smaller countries who would like to maintain a robust anti-armor and helicopter strike capability while … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP JANUARY 18th, 2012!

SAUDI ARABIA MAY BE SEEKING NUCLEAR WEAPONS: I have talked about the looming nuclear arms race on the Arabian Peninsula vis-a-vis Iran for some time now. I have gotten mail from many saying that is a theoretical opinion, well this … Read the rest of this entry

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SIKORSKY MOVES FORWARD WITH “ALL STAR” SUPPLIER TEAM FOR IT’S S-97 RAIDER PROGRAM

It will be very exciting to see this new (by mainstream standards anyway) form of pusher prop/twin rotor configuration hit the skies in just a couple of years. With massive increases in speed and range, and featuring a safer “tail-rotorless” … Read the rest of this entry

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CHINA & THE STEALTH HELICOPTER TAIL: WHAT WE ALREADY KNEW, BUT NONE THE LESS DAMNING…

As was hypothesized here hours after the Bin Laden raid: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia-pacific/pakistan-gave-china-access-to-secret-us-aircraft-involved-in-bin-laden-raid-paper-says/2011/08/14/gIQA1zqqFJ_story.html?wprss=rss_world

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PURCHASING NEW VIP & NON COMBAT LOGISTICS HELICOPTERS ARE MORE OF A PRIORITY THAN NEW CSAR HELICOPTERS????

So buying an overblown, non-deployable force protection asset is more important than giving the Combat Search And Rescue guys a better suited machine than what they have been stuck with for years. The HH-60G is really operating at the edge … Read the rest of this entry

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