Click to subscribe! http://bit.ly/subAIRBOYD The most viewed aviation channel on YouTube.BLACK SEA (Jan. 29, 2018) A U.S. Navy EP-3E Aries II aircraft flying in international airspace over the Black Sea was intercepted by a Russian Sukhoi Su-27. This interaction was determined to be unsafe due to the Su-27 closing to within five feet and crossing read more
Business Insider UK was allowed aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navy's most powerful warship. The huge ship weighs 65,000 tonnes and is the length of three football pitches, making it the biggest ever British warship.The £3 billion vessel recently arrived at its base in Portsmouth after several months carrying out sea trials.Aircraft fli read more
Click to subscribe! http://bit.ly/subAIRBOYD The most viewed aviation channel on YouTube.U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations aircrews coordinate with the Department of Defense to conduct airspace security to monitor and secure the airspace around the stadium, conduct aerial surveillance, and coordinate command and control read more
ATECH http://www.atecharrestors.com/arresting-systems/energy-absorbers/bak-12/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arresting_gearVideo by Senior Airman Kyle Saunders Moody Air Force Base Moody Airmen prepare the Bak-12 for certification and two F-15 fighter jets test the new system to make sure it works as designed.Click to subscribe! http://bit.ly/su read more
At this year’s Dubai Airshow, the UAE announced that it plans to upgrade its Dassault Mirage 2000-9 and F-16 Block 60 fighters instead of buying replacements such as the Eurofighter, Gripen or Rafale. First ordered in 1998, the UAE’s Mirage 2000-9 fleet includes 20 single seaters and 12 two-seaters. Earlier in 1983 the UAE ordered 36 Mirage 200 read more
Autonomous technology for the Marine Corps has taken a major step forward, as officials at the Office of Naval Research announces a successful final helicopter flight demonstration of the Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System (AACUS) program. AACUS is a partnership between Office of Naval Research and Aurora Flight Sciences. UH-1 Huey helicopter e read more
Civilian Omega Aerial Refueling Services C-707 conducts an aerial refueling flight with F-18 and EA-18G aircraft off the coast of San Diego, California. Omega Aerial Refueling Services provided air-to-air refueling for military units in a joint effort to improve air refueling readiness in support of Winter Fury 18.Factual, impartial and current. Ai read more
The US Navy helped fight wildfires in San Diego County with aerial water drops. Wildfires have been raging in California, prompting mass evacuations and causing billions of dollars in damages.--------------------------------------------------Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68ZsFollow BI on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1W9Lk0nRead more: h read more
Arriving in 2018! With a successful maiden flight, USAF’s first KC-46 moves closer to delivery. KC-46A tanker will be certified to refuel 64 US and allied receivers. During the 3. 5 hour flight , Boeing test pilots took the tanker to a maximum altitude of 39,000 feet and performed operational checks on engines, flight controls and environmental s read more
Kunsan F-16s, Hill F-35s conduct flight training over South Korea during exercise Vigilant Ace 18. This marks the first time the F-16 and 5th generation aircraft participated in the annually scheduled exercise.Factual, impartial and current. AiirSource brings you the latest insights from the United States Armed Forces. Visit our channel for in-dept read more
Textron debuted its production-standard Scorpion light strike and ISR aircraft at the recent Dubai Airshow to show off its advantages to governments in the region. The composite-airframe twin-engine jet is conceived to be more cost-effective to operate in its specific role than higher-tier combat aircraft that aren’t expressly built for that purp read more
The multirole JF-17 Thunder (also known as CAC FC-1 Xiaolong) flying at the Dubai Airshow is a joint venture between the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex and China’s Catic group, and is being offered as a supersonic replacement fighter for militaries using older 2nd generation combat aircraft.The aircraft offers low acquisition cost, compared with o read more
At the recent Dubai Airshow, the United Arab Emirates announced it is upgrading its fleet of 80 Lockheed Martin F-16 E/F Block 60 fighters at a cost of about $1.6 billion dollars. Included in the contract are spares and support, as well as a modernization program that will incorporate a new processor. The UAE received its F-16s in 2004, having fina read more
Saab’s newest new-generation Gripen E took flight earlier this year, but the high-performance multi-role fighter is still available in the C/D version, which is flying at this year’s Dubai Airshow. The advantage of the Gripen C/D models is that they offer strong competition against cheaper-to-acquire second-hand fighters such as Lockheed Martin read more
China’s August 1st flight demonstration team brought six Chengdu J-10 multi-role fighters to the Dubai Airshow 2017. The aerobatics demo team, part of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force, is named after the date of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army on August 1st, 1927.Powered by a 12,500-pound thrust Russian Saturn AL-31FN turbo read more
The Russian Knights aerobatics team is among the most popular flying displays at the Dubai Airshow 2017. The pilots flying the team’s six Su-30SM fighters fly extremely close formation aerobatics as they carve graceful arcs, rolls, and loops over the Dubai World Central airshow site.Each is powered by two afterburning Saturn AL-31FL turbofans cap read more
While Sukhoi is developing the stealthy Su-57 fifth-generation fighter to equip the Russian air force in the years to come, today it is the company’s Su-35 Super Flanker that represents the top of the line in front-line Russian fighter hardware. Developed from the Su-27 Flanker, the type has entered Russian air force service, and was deployed to read more
The 149th Fighter Wing, Texas Air National Guard, recently celebrated 70 years of flying fighter aircraft. The 149th FW (then known as the 182nd Fighter Squadron) received federal recognition in 1947 and has always flown fighter aircraft throughout its 70-year history.
The AT Black Knight Transformer was built by aerospace company Advanced Tactics as a U.S. Military challenge. The Black Knight has 8 propellers and can reach speeds of 70 mph on the ground. The unique hybrid is up for sale on eBay. The company will use the eBay sale money to fund a flying car concept.------------------------------------------------ read more
In 2013, Lockheed Martin announced development of the successor to the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane.The SR-71 was capable of reaching speeds over three times the speed of sound, and the SR-72 is intended to have even more impressive specs. Following is a transcript of the video.The SR-72 is the successor to the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane, which was the read more
The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum aboard MCAS Miramar dedicates a placard containing the medal of honor that Lt. Col. Jacob Joseph "Joe" Foss earned as a pilot in the Marine Corps.
This may be the coolest paint job a military jet has ever had. It's a special variation for an F-15E Strike Eagle. Airmen from the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base did the job.The paint job commemorates the Wing's 75th anniversary. The Fighter Group was activated in 1942 during WWII. Since then, the group has flown nine ty read more
The United States participated in Seoul ADEX, a yearly defense exhibition in South Korea.Dozens of different aircrafts were on display. The main star: the US' F-22 Raptor, the world's most lethal fighter jet. The US also showed off other jets like the F-35 Lightning. South Korea's F-15K jets were also on display. South Korea's aerob read more
The world's first stealth combat jet, the F-117A Nighthawk, was officially retired in 2008 but remained in "flyable storage" condition. The 2017 defense budget will retire the fleet permanently, as they will be demilitarized over the next 15 years. --------------------------------------------------Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://b read more
The F-22 Raptor remains the most dangerous stealth fighter in the world even after 20 years in the game.It is renowned for its radar-evading technology and impressive maneuverability. The US Air Force is planning major updates to modernize the aircraft and keep it competitive in both air-to-air and air-to-ground conflict as China and Russia build u read more
Boeing submitted its bid for the U.S. Air Force to buy up to 84 MH-139 helicopters to replace its Huey fleet. Go inside the MH-139 and learn about its unique capabilities.
Video by Senior Airman Natalie Plas 1st Combat Camera Squadron Members from the 125th Special Tactics Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard, and the 129th Rescue Wing, California Air National Guard, conduct a reconnaissance flight in a MC-130 over Marathon and Key West, Florida, September 10, surveying airfields in order to land and provide relief t read more
Listen to those fanjets grinding out takeoff power... The last C-5A-model retired and made its final flight 7 September 2017 from Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts, to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, home of the military aircraft storage and scrapping facility. Have you subscribed to the Airailimages Channel on YouTube? Thanks!
Watch the video to learn more about the Boeing-built X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV).
The Texas ANG and Air Force C-130 transport aircraft evacuated several Houston residence to Dallas Love Field as the evacuation efforts are still underway.
US Navy sailors airlifted Texans to safety after during flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.--------------------------------------------------Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68ZsFollow BI on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1W9Lk0nRead more: http://www.businessinsider.com/--------------------------------------------------Business Insider is read more
In this 2-minute, 41-second video, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) puts its Dream Chaser engineering test vehicle through a series of ground tests at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, CA, to prepare for upcoming captive-carry and free-flight tests later this year.During this 60-mph tow test, a pickup truck pulle read more
Russia announced it's newest variant of the Sukhoi Su-30SM — the Su30SM1 — last month, which reportedly has enhanced weapons and electrical systems.Nevertheless, the Su-30SM1 has yet to be mass produced, and there's reportedly only one of them at the Irkutsk Aviation Plant where they're being made, according to The National Interest read more
When it comes to special-mission aircraft, Textron Aviation has a deep lineup of airplanes suited to the task. At the recent Paris Air Show, we took a look at the Grand Caravan EX single-engine turboprop and the CJ4 twinjet, both modified for tasks that are a little outside-the-box in terms of what you’d expect these aircraft to do.The latest add read more
The US Navy's aircraft carriers have long given tactical advantage for the US military with its ability to deploy and project power on any shore around the globe. But recently, several of US adversaries have built long-range ballistic missiles known as "carrier killers". The MQ-25A Stingray is the Navy's response to threats like C read more
Despite the recent fatal crash of an A400M, Airbus flew the aircraft at the Paris Air Show, displaying how powerful and maneuverable the turboprop transport aircraft can be.
The U.S. Air Force has started the search for a new training jet to replace the T-38 Talon, issuing requests for proposals on December 30, 2016. Significantly, the high-profile bidding process will be the first to be conducted under the new administration of U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump. The Boeing-Saab entry made its first flight on December read more