19 February 2018
fighter pilot

Are drones the future of fighter jets ?

Drones are everywhere, even Amazon is getting into the drone business for faster delivery. However, if the US online retailer is considering drones for civil use, some countries are now resenting having them hover over their heads. And that would be understandable since most drones in the skies are military, and some […]
9 February 2015
f-16 jet fighter

UAE joins Jordan to strike ISIS

    The United Arab Emirates is sending a squadron of F16 fighter jets to Jordan to conduct air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) alongside Jordanian planes, an army source in Amman said. Jordan launched bombing raids against the jihadi group’s positions in Syria and Iraq on Thursday in response to its […]
27 October 2014
aerocar

A new flying car ?

You may remember the car that flew in a James Bond movie – there might have been a few flying cars in other movies too. These were based on the Taylor Aerocar. A car with wings, that actually flies. The Aerocar Was the most successful attempt yet to produce a “flying car” […]
15 July 2014

A short history of gliding

The aircraft has been derived from birds, and then the engineering bits changed everything. Before that, the principle was trying to use the elements to fly as long as possible, to cover the greatest distance. This is gliding. Here is a short story of gliding. We learned how to glide long before […]
2 June 2014

The Caspian Sea Monster or the story of the Ekranoplane

The Caspian Sea Monster is not a real monster, but one of the biggest aircraft ever built. At the end of 1965, the United States Air Force awarded a contract to the aircraft manufacturer Lockheed to build it a new transport aircraft. It was an ambitious project. At nearly 250 feet long […]
26 May 2014

Be a real fighter pilot

Come and have some fun with us near Bordeaux with our fighter pilot experience – you get to learn to fly the plane, and then experience a real dogfight! Check it out:
19 May 2014

B-52 – an aircraft that changed the world

Here is a short story of the B-52 Stratofortress, an aircraft that changed the world. In 1954, strategic air command (SAC) began taking delivery of the aircraft that would come to symbolize U.S. strategic air power for generations of bomber aircrew — Boeing’s B-52 Stratofortress, commonly known as the “Buff” (in genteel […]
12 May 2014

The L-39 will fly again soon

Very good news to all aircraft enthousiasts, we will have the L-39 jet trainer flying again very soon. We will update you regarding dates and locations. But we are very excited about these developments.
28 April 2014

Kate is the Top Gun!

Recently Kate and William went on tour to Australia and took the time to visit an airbase, get in a fighter jet, and fly the plane in a simulator. Debrett’s Guide to Etiquette does not include advice on how to get in and out of a fighter jet in a ladylike fashion, […]