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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
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
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
Skip Robinson over at Vertical Magazine has done a fantastic writeup on the changing of the guard between the old JUH-1H Hueys and the new UH-72A Lakotas based at Fort Irwin, the US Army’s national training center. These aircraft serve … Read the rest of this entry
Question: Can helicopter derived UAVs actually land in a situation like this? I highly doubt it.
I am not sure what the spike is all about, I wonder if they have a prototype in testing. The technology seems very interesting, although I am surprised they can get that much dead lift out of the those short … Read the rest of this entry
The Cobra is truly the rugged multi-tool of attack helicopters. Pretty cool article about how the Cobras work jointly to recon and then cover major drug runners. http://www2.hickoryrecord.com/news/2011/nov/06/attacking-drug-trade-super-cobra-ar-1580451/
NAVAIR is all over the unmanned rotory wing evolution! http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/asd/2011/09/08/01.xml&headline=U.S. Navy Goes Ahead With Bell Fire Scout UAV&channel=defense
I am a HUGE fan of this program and the K-MAX for that matter. Its amazing that they are already thinking of sending this thing abroad. This is money well spent for the USMC. http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/blogs/defense/index.jsp?plckController=Blog&plckBlogPage=BlogViewPost&newspaperUserId=27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog%3a27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post%3a562c8de2-23c1-491a-9db5-6627c1eb9e48&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest
Whenever I am asked what helicopter I would fly if I had my choice. SIMPLE ANSWER: The OH-58D Kiowa Warrior, followed closely by the AH-1 Cobra. The thing is so down and dirty when fighting insurgents (as in M-4 shooting out … Read the rest of this entry
I would of flown to Japan to shoot this!
ONE POWERFUL MACHINE: This is why our enlisted men and women don’t make enough money!: http://youtu.be/bF8xzcanrjQ Germans tear it up in Afghanistan, check out the flare release and break away!: Japan’s Sea Dragons: