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BOEING SAYS GO SEAHAWKS IN A GARGANTUAN WAY!

Boeing’s roots in Washington are legendary. With this in mind they painted up their flagship product, the 747-800F, with a giant 12 on the tail (for “12th man”) and GO HAWKS on the side to celebrate their local team making it … Read the rest of this entry

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BLUE ANGELS & THUNDERBIRDS GROUNDED MEANWHILE CHINA DEBUTS J-10 DEMO TEAM!

Another sign of the times. The Red Dragon rises while Uncle Sam feeds his shopping addiction and applies for more credit cards. Sad.

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AMAZING AVIATION FOOTAGE BY YANNICK BARTHE

Axalp 2012 RAW Footage Preview, Switzerland from Yannick Barthe on Vimeo. Dassault Rafale Solo Display 36th International Sanicole Airshow 2012 from Yannick Barthe on Vimeo. Deasy : portrait of a solo display pilot from Yannick Barthe on Vimeo.

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ASTRONAUT SCOTT KELLY IS RETURNING TO SPACE FOR THE LONG HAUL

Captain Scott Kelly, a two-time Shuttle flyer who has already had an International Space Station expedition under his belt, will be going where no American has gone before, a year in space. This is a huge stepping stone for deep … Read the rest of this entry

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ELTA MAKES SOME INCREDIBLY EFFECTIVE ELECTRONIC WARAFARE & JAMMING PODS

The Elta ELL-8222 self protection jamming pod, currently flying with multiple air forces around the world, including the USAF’s 65th Aggressor Squadron located at Nellis AFB, Nevada, is a bolt-on, highly potent weapon system. Pilots have told me that these … Read the rest of this entry

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GAME CHANGER?: CHINA’S F-35 (F-60 / J-21 / J-31 / FLATBED FIGHTER) EMERGES!

                                            It looks as if the F-60, aka the J-21, aka the “Flatbed Fighter,” China’s lower-end answer to the … Read the rest of this entry

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ADVERSARY NEWS ROUNDUP

ATAC LOSES ANOTHER… I have to be honest here, I really hate writing anything having to do with the loss of an aircrew, but having done two of these with the Airborne Tactical Advantage Company in the headline within the … Read the rest of this entry

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ECA PROGRAM’S FULL SERVICE COMMERCIAL ADVERSARY SUPPORT ENDEAVOUR SHOWS SIGNS OF PROGRESS

I have been following ECA Program’s progress, or seemingly lack thereof, for some time now. A couple of years ago it was said that the company was close to working out a deal with Iceland to base a substantially large … Read the rest of this entry

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MIND BLOWING: THE SKY YACHTS OF SAUDI PRINCE ALWALEED BIN TALAL

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal truly has money to burn, and in this case he likes to do so in the massive motors of his 747-400 as he jets around the world. His 747, one of the many luxury liners … Read the rest of this entry

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THOUGHTS ON THE F-22 RAPTOR & F-15 GOLDEN EAGLE AIR DOMINANCE TEAM

Since only 187 examples of the F-22 had been procured by the Bush and Obama administrations the USAF had to look toward its own tired ranks for bolstering of America’s air superiority capabilities. This led to the F-15 “Golden Eagle” … Read the rest of this entry

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HUSTLIN’!

The B-58 Hustler is one of my favorite jets of all time. It just SCREAMS 1950’s go fast super tech! “Plane Simple” Documentary On This Beast:  

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AESTHETICALLY SPEAKING THE F-22 IS A PIECE OF ART, ENJOY THE VID!

 

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BIG GIRLS NEED GAS TOO…

Some amazing videos of some HUGE military aircraft sucking down lots of gas in MID-AIR! The force is STRONG with the E-4B!: And finally my favorite, yes the McGuire C-32Bs can take gas in mid air! Now what about those mysterious Comco birds…?

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Panetta Says America’s Stealth Drone Campaign Will Continue, Despite Loss Of RQ-170 Sentinel

There is video in this article as well. Direct from the DoD’s head executive, the drone went down and he seems also confused as to what brought it down, at least that is what is stated in the video. Further, Panetta makes … Read the rest of this entry

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RQ-170 “SENTINEL DOWN” CLUES?: USAF’S SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD’S STUNNING REPORT ABOUT THE VULNERABILITY OF UAV’S

This is really some timing, http://jeffreycarr.blogspot.com/ has a recent full report from the USAF Scientific Advisory Board that details major vulnerabilities of current USAF unmanned aerial vehicle operations. I have not read the piece yet but the site has done a nice summary of some … Read the rest of this entry

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