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JUST A REALLY COOL PICTURE: SLANGIN’ SUPER STALLIONS SUCKLING FROM A COMBAT TALON!

                This picture makes me feel a couple of things: 1.) All warm and fuzzy due to the friendly “jointness” of this obscure endeavor. Seeing a pair of “standard issue” USMC CH-53Es Super … Read the rest of this entry

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KILLER SUPER HORNET VID!

Big thanks to my buddy Dan K. for shooting this over, he always comes up with the best fast jet vids! What can I say, the man has a talent…

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AWACS ALMOST BUSTS THE BOOM & POSSIBLY MUCH MORE…

This video, first posted over at Military.com, is quite possibly the scariest aerial refueling video I have ever seen. Apparently the E-3 crew sustained some injuries, and their aircraft some damage, due to the abrupt negative G dive. The boomer … Read the rest of this entry

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UNMANNED GAME CHANGER: AUTONOMOUS AERIAL REFUELING IS A REALITY

The emerging capability to refuel drones in flight will make even more of an impact than the ability to do so with manned platforms, a practice that began at the dawn of the jet age some 60+ years ago. Nowhere … Read the rest of this entry

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THE GIANT A400M PLUGS INTO “THE BASKET” AND SIPS GAS

Its amazing that such a large aircraft can effectively use a drogue and probe refueling system…

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RAW FOOTAGE: JTACs, RED FLAG TANKING, GUNSHIPS, AND COBRAS ON THE ATTACK

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