7 January 2014

Is this the end of the F-15 fighter jet ?

Is this the end of the F-15 fighter jet ? The F-15 is one of the greatest fighter jets ever produce, and it would be a shame to see it go, but recent events have led to think the F-15 may be closer to retirement than ever before. Indeed, crucial structural flaws […]
18 December 2013

2013

ALL THE TEAM WISHES YOU A MERRY XMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR ! FLY SAFE!
9 December 2013

Tilt Rotor aircraft as a new norm ?

Tilt-rotor aircraft that look like mini-Ospreys are vying with other new designs to replace thousands of U.S. military helicopters. Tilt rotors are incorporated in two of four vertical-lift designs awarded funding by the Department of Defense last month. The Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator funding is part of efforts to build a family […]
2 December 2013

China raises tensions in Asian skies

China is moving to push its claims over disputed islands with Japan and is making it known by restricting its airspace. As a result, the U.S. moved forcefully to try to counter China’s bid for influence over increasingly jittery Asian neighbors by sending a pair of B-52 bombers over disputed islands in […]
25 November 2013

China launches stealth drone

China is going at drones as well! This morning has seen the maiden flight of the first Chinese stealth drone. The first Chinese stealth unmanned combat drone conducted a successful maiden flight according to accounts by Chinese media and photos taken from a popular Chinese military website. Lijian, or “sharp sword” in […]
17 November 2013

Declassified CIA documents finally acknowledges area 51

Declassified CIA documents finally acknowledges area 51.Groom Lake finally exists and is recognized. This has been one of the most and longest US national security denials. The revelation has come to light thanks to a Freedom of Information (FOIA) request by the National Security Archive at George Washington University (GWU). Area 51, […]
4 November 2013

What is VSTOL ?

This strange acronym stands for Vertical and/or Short Take-Off and Landing aircraft. It actually describes a system whereby the aircraft is designed to take-off and land on very short runways, and air strips. The technology has been developed in the 1950s, and pushed today to aircrafts capable of hovering to take off […]
7 October 2013

The F-35 has a few problems ? 719 exactly…

We love jet fighters, we fly them, and one of the greatest of all time is the F-35. Implemented with all forces, stealthy and truly able, the F-35 is one of those aircraft any pilot would dream of flying. However, a new report tends to demonstrate that the F-35 has a few […]
30 September 2013

Video – F-16 flies without pilot