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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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CRAZY IVAN!: SU-24 ALMOST PUTS A RACING STRIPE ON A RUSSIAN FAMILY’S CAR!

It’s all over the net, but in case you have not seen it, enjoy!

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RIDE ALONG WITH VFA-137 “KESTRELS!”

A huge thanks to NAVAIR squadrons for pushing out these Go-Pro videos. The Navy is getting one hell of a recruitment tool by allowing crews to tap their audio-visual creativity to show the world the awesome stuff they do in … Read the rest of this entry

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LOWEST JET AERIAL REFUELING OF ALL TIME?

*A big thanks to Paul Carter for emailing this over! Also- Sorry it has been a little slow around here the last couple of weeks, working on some great stuff, stay tuned!  

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UPDATE: EVERGREEN TALKS WITH LARS LARSON ABOUT WHY THE USFS IS UNWILLING TO EMPLOY THEIR 747 SUPERTANKER

I was on the air with Lars Larson on a couple of days ago discussing this topic and posted a comprehensive feature on it shortly after that you should really read by clicking here. Today Lars had on two executives … Read the rest of this entry

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HE SAID SHE SAID WHEN IT COMES TO SYRIA’S DOWNING OF THE TURKISH RF-4E

Turkey says that their RF-4E, which was claimed to be excursively involved with “domestic radar testing” at the time of the shoot-down (a sign that the E-7 AEW&C aircraft may have been airborne), only momentarily violated Syrian airspace and that … Read the rest of this entry

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SYRIA SPLASHES A TURKISH RF-4E PHANTOM OVER ITS BEACHES: DOES IT ALL ADD UP?

It has been all over the news, a Syrian air defense unit literally “gunned down” an RF-4 Phantom right along the edge of that country’s northern coastline. I am going to save you the minutia surrounding the event or dare … Read the rest of this entry

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KICK’N IT OLD SCHOOL

When it comes to raw power and balls out flying who needs 5 generation technology!?!? Possibly one of the coolest demos and backdrops I have ever seen. What I would give to have shot this… Tomcat porn, Persian style… Aussie … Read the rest of this entry

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THANK GOODNESS: THE USAF WILL NOT REPLACE THEIR A-10s WITH F-35Bs

Flightglobal has a nice little piece about the USAF’s confirmation that it will not procure the F-35B, although not mainly due to capability gaps but because the USAF thinks the F-35B has a lower sortie rate than what is desired. … Read the rest of this entry

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DOWN LOW IN THE RHINO

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TOMAHAWKS!

   

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AFSOC’s CV-22s WILL GET STATE-OF-THE-ART COLOR HELMET MOUNTED DISPLAY SYSTEMS

The CV-22 is one menacing looking machine, just bristling with terrain following radar, laser and traditional countermeasures, SATCOM antennas, refueling probe, remotely operated belly gun turret and so on. Now AFSOC’s tilt-rotor wonder will be getting another new high-tech addition, … Read the rest of this entry

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“Jedi Rides” & “Invisible Ghost Technology”

Please read the prior three posts from the bottom up to completely understand this post. More details have emerged on Pfarrer’s claims regarding the super capable stealth helicopters NOT used in Operation Neptune Spear. Apparently these aircraft, affectionately named “Ghosthawks,” are electronically and … Read the rest of this entry

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UPDATE & RECAP: Intriguing New Bin Laden Raid Timeline Emerges

Please read the two prior posts before reading this post. UPDATE: Pfarrer, the author on a new book on the Bin Laden raid, posits that the Stealthhawk helicopter did not crash-land on arrival at the compound. He states that only after Bin Laden was killed … Read the rest of this entry

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JAGUARS!

I always thought the Jag was a sweet machine. An awesome and rugged purpose-built machine. You would think Afghanistan would have really been where they could have shined… Now the Indians are finally giving the old cat the motors they … Read the rest of this entry

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