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MY WEEKLY INTERVIEW ON THE JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW

I have said that I would post more of my media interviews here on the site but for some reason they just escape my mind. Anyway, I appear weekly on one of the smartest programs out there, The John Batchelor Show, and I want to share February … Read the rest of this entry

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F-35 FLOUNDERS ON WHILE ESSENTIAL F-16 UPGRADE PROGRAM MAY GET AXED

More of the same from the DoD and USAF regarding borrowing from their existing fighter fleet’s capability to pay for their Death Star of boondoggles, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. There is a new information out highlighting the continuing “teething … Read the rest of this entry

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VIDS!

I have had so many videos sent into me over the last few months that I think I have to post at least a few of the best. Three F-35s working behind a KC-130: 36th FS glory over South Korea … Read the rest of this entry

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MESSAGE TO OBAMA ADMIN & THE DOD ON NORTH KOREA: STOP THIS RIDICULOUS ESCALATION, IT IS RECKLESS AND STUPID

                B-2’s flying highly publicized global strike training missions over South Korea during an incredibly volatile and uncertain time in that region? Ridiculous photos like this coming out of such a mission? It was … Read the rest of this entry

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EXCLUSIVE: USAF AGGRESSORS FLY WITH IRST POD

                    It appears that the USAF is getting very serious about the passive detection threat posed by modern infra-red search and track (IRST) systems, most notably against aircraft optimized for minimal … Read the rest of this entry

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DISSIMILAR AIR COMBAT TRAINING POLISH STYLE!

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AND ON THE 8TH DAY THE LORD GAVE US GoPros!: VIPER RIDE

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RIDE ALONG WITH NAS FALLON AGGRESSORS!

Sorry I have taken a few days off guys, needed a little break, thanks for your patience…

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THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGIN’: QF-16 OPTIONALLY MANNED FULL SCALE TARGET DRONE LANDS AT TYNDALL AFB

For us F-4 Phantom Phantatics this news it bittersweet. I was told two weeks ago by a top QF-4 pilot that the Phantom will still soldier on till at about 2017 in USAF inventory, at least as things sit right … Read the rest of this entry

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F-16 VIPER LOW LEVEL TEST MISSION OUT OF EDWARDS AFB

We see the Hornet guys do it all the time, now it’s time to give the Viper guys some love. This footage was shot during testing of an automatic ground collision avoidance system, so needless to say things get very … Read the rest of this entry

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SATELLITE IMAGERY: ISRAEL’S PINPOINT STRIKE CENTERED ON SHIPPING CONTAINERS AT YARMOUK WEAPONS FACILITY, SUDAN

              *Be sure to read these recent Aviationintel posts on this evolving story for necessary background and reference: http://aviationintel.com/2012/10/25/israel-strikes-sudan-rockets-fly-from-gaza-into-israeli-territory/ http://aviationintel.com/2012/10/26/some-thoughts-on-the-isreali-raid-on-khartum-weapons-factory/ Satellite images are beginning to trickle out depicting the Yarmouk Weapons Factory before and … Read the rest of this entry

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FAST HISTORY: LOCKHEED’S DIVERTERLESS SUPERSONIC INLET TESTBED F-16

                Before there was the mound like intake bulges and racked intake cowlings seen on the American F-35 and Chinese J-20, JF-17, J-10 and J-31, there was Lockheed’s Diverterless Supersonic Intake F-16 testbed. … Read the rest of this entry

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ISRAEL CONDUCTS MAJOR SHOW OF FORCE OVER LEBANON AS NEW INFO BECOMES AVAILABLE ABOUT MYSTERIOUS DOWNED HELICOPTER DRONE

It appears that the mysterious drone shot down by the Israeli Air Force yesterday was in fact an unmanned surveillance helicopter that apparently interdicted deep into Israeli air space via the Mediterranean. Sources say that the helicopter was prowling around … Read the rest of this entry

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ISRAEL SWATS DRONE FROM THE SKY

This is a pretty interesting video. It is known that Hamas and Hezbollah have an assortment of drones, from radio controlled planes that are commercially available, to more complex systems supplied by Iran. This is nothing new, remember this drone … Read the rest of this entry

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READY TO RAM: PILOT OF UNARMED F-16 TELLS HER 9/11 STORY

Be very, very happy we have people like this sitting in alert shelters around the US prepared to execute what were once almost unthinkable orders… http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2035704/9-11-anniversary-Heather-Penneys-suicide-mission-United-93.html?openGraphAuthor=%2Fhome%2Fsearch.html%3Fs%3D%26authornamef%3DThomas%2BDurante

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