26 March 2012

In the cockpit of the F-22 Raptor

Want to see what it is like to fly the F-22 Raptor ? Check out this video. The Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22 Raptor is a single-seat, twin-engine fifth-generation supermaneuverable fighter aircraft that uses stealth technology. It was designed primarily as an air superiority fighter, but has additional capabilities that include ground attack, electronic […]
19 March 2012

Roll out of the last F-22 for USAF

The last F-22 Raptor to be built for the US Air Force took-off on its inaugural test flight earlier today with a company pilot at the helm, a Lockheed Martin executive says. “I was just watching the take-off of aircraft 4195, so it’s now made its first flight on its way to […]
13 March 2012

Air Combat and dogfight

It’s live very very soon and this is going to be very fun indeed : Air combat ! We have worked hard on this new experience where you take the controls of a light aircraft to experience something truly amazing: a real dogfight experience. After a morning briefing about flying an aircraft […]
13 March 2012

Russia to develop fighter jet programs

Russian aircraft manufacturers must develop at least two competitive prototypes of a fifth-generation fighter jet, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Thursday. “Two variants of the future fighter jet must be developed to encourage competition,” Rogozin said at a meeting with Russian lawmakers. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the future […]
15 February 2012

When Russia is playing with fire

Japan’s Air Self-Defense Force had to scramble fighter jets in response to flights by Russian military aircraft near Japanese airspace on Wednesday, Kyodo news agency said on Thursday citing the Defense Ministry. According to the ministry, a total of five Russian planes, including two Tu-95 Bear strategic bombers, two Su-24 Fencer reconnaissance […]
6 February 2012

The Rafale is going to India

France’s Dassault Rafale has won a $10 billion tender for 126 fighter aircraft from the Indian Air Force, NDTV reported on Tuesday, quoting unnamed Air Force sources. A final contract signing will take place only in the next financial year however, local media said quoting a Defense Ministry source. If the report […]
6 January 2012

A New website for 2012!

First, we wish you the very best in 2012. We wish you health, happiness and love, as well as success in all your endeavours. 2012 will be marked by a change: our new website, that we are currently rebuilding. So please stay with us while we finish it. We felt we had […]