Tag Archives: Helicopter

FAST HISTORY: LONG BEFORE THE MQ-8 FIRE SCOUT THERE WAS THE QH-50 DASH

In the new era of unmanned combat aircraft so many “new ideas” are actually far from fresh. In fact, it is stunning to examine unmanned technologies from decades ago, and realize just how far ahead of their time they truly were. … Read the rest of this entry

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“ARMY OF ONE” LESS HELICOPTER TYPE?: ARMY MAY SAY GOODBYE TO THE OH-58 KIOWA

Amazing. After over a decade of incredibly efficient and deadly warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as successfully and economically training future Army helicopter pilots for decades, the OH-58 Kiowa may be put to rest… For good. Replacing or … Read the rest of this entry

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HMX-1’S MV-22S TURN “MONEY” GREEN

                                                                      You tell me how this … Read the rest of this entry

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DoE Nuclear Fallout Sniffing Bell 412 Goes To Work In Washington DC

This baby came to Portland for a couple weeks about five years ago during a massive FEMA exercise that featured a scenario of a dirty bomb going on in the Willamette Valley. It’s pretty awesome to watch these slick looking … Read the rest of this entry

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ROGOWAY’S REVIEWS: Forces Spéciales (Special Forces)

Who knew that of all countries France had their own flag waving recruitment commercial on steroids meets action adventure flick just like how the US has Act Of Valor? In fact it looks like the French even beat the US … Read the rest of this entry

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SHOULDER FIRED REVENGE OVER SYRIA! OMINOUS WARNING SIGNS TO THE WESTERN WORLD?

http://youtu.be/4dxLg98nQyE Aviationintel’s good friend and fellow aviation blogger David Cecniotti has done a fantastic job highlighting what little information is available when it comes to the use of air power in the ongoing Syrian civil war. The two videos above … Read the rest of this entry

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WHAT IS MORE MENACING THAN AN AH-6 LITTLE BIRD? AN UNMANNED AH-6 LITTLE BIRD!

The potential applications for such a system are truly exciting, especially in the Special Operations area… *PROGRAMMING NOTE: Benghazi update coming this weekend, be sure to check back Avitionintelers!

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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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THE BACK AND FORTH OSPREY SAFETY DEBATE CONTINUES TO HEAT UP

If you read the links posted below in order you will get a clear picture of the current “enhanced” controversy surrounding the V-22 Osprey Program. One ex-general paints a picture of damning coverups, then a USAF engineer slams that general … Read the rest of this entry

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YOU DO NOT WANT TO BE A HELICOPTER PILOT IN SYRIA

This is some video, I saw it this morning posted over at David Cenciotti’s website TheAviationist.com, it is amazing how the helicopter just detonates after so many revolutions. Syria has about 100 transport helicopters, almost all of the Mi-8 “Hip” … 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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THE CASE FOR A SYRIAN NO FLY ZONE: THE REASONS CONTINUE TO MOUNT

There are some new developments in the Syrian conflict that will undoubtedly be used as ammunition for proponents of a no fly zone over parts of that country. You can read more about the case for a Syrian no fly … Read the rest of this entry

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CRAZY IVAN II UPDATE: FRENCH PUMAS IN CHAD FLY THE HIGHWAY TOO!

Some of these clips are pretty intense compared to that video of the Mi-8 Hip buzzing a major roadway in Russia (posted in the previous post)!

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CRAZY IVAN II: APPARENTLY RUSSIAN HELICOPTERS LOVE FLYING AT LOW LEVEL OVER HIGHWAYS TOO!

http://youtu.be/jh-wSn1tSzc Maybe it’s time I pack up my photography gear and head over to Russia for a “road trip!” The reality is that flying low-level at high-speed, especially without a high-end navigational suite, can be challenging, so exercising old school … 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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