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F-15 or F-35, Which Is Your Favorite US Air Force Jet Fighter To Put On a Take-Off Show?
F-15 or F-35, Which Is Your Favorite US Air Force Jet Fighter To Put On a Take-Off Show?

25 Sep 2022, 17:14 UTC / Two awe-inspiring short videos of two of America's top fighter jets show off the beauty of raw military power (when harnessed for sheer visual appeal)

 
F-35 Gets Deadlier With Next-Gen War Drones: Speed Racer, a $100M Lockheed Martin Project
F-35 Gets Deadlier With Next-Gen War Drones: Speed Racer, a $100M Lockheed Martin Project

18 Sep 2022, 14:12 UTC / The next military drone is an AI-operated, multiple-scenario ability aircraft that can partner with piloted fighters and provide various mission support

 
Could the F-14D Tomcat Have Been Effective on a Modern Battlefield? Let's Discuss
Could the F-14D Tomcat Have Been Effective on a Modern Battlefield? Let's Discuss

18 Feb 2022, 23:32 UTC / Just as an exercise in LARPing as an Air Force General, let's look at some facts and figures about the F-14 and see how they measure up

 
F-16XL: The Jumbo-Sized, Delta-Winged Fighting Falcon, Defeated By the Strike Eagle
F-16XL: The Jumbo-Sized, Delta-Winged Fighting Falcon, Defeated By the Strike Eagle

16 Feb 2022, 20:10 UTC / If you think this delta-winged, souped-up jet fighter has the same upgrade designation as a GMC Yukon, you wouldn't be wrong.

 
This Official French Air Force Military Watch Is Elegance and Ruggedness Combined
This Official French Air Force Military Watch Is Elegance and Ruggedness Combined

6 Jan 2022, 08:34 UTC / The new Yema Flygraph French Air & Space Force GMT Steel, for fighter jet pilots, might just be one of the coolest watches this year

 
NASA VIEW Headset Defined VR Decades Before Oculus, Probably Can't Play Half-Life: Alyx
NASA VIEW Headset Defined VR Decades Before Oculus, Probably Can't Play Half-Life: Alyx

30 Dec 2021, 07:00 UTC / This 1980s VR headset was developed and created by hand by a crack team of scientists and engineers at NASA's Ames Research Center in California

 
Cargo Aircraft Destroys Target Using a Game-Changing New Capability - a First for USAF
Cargo Aircraft Destroys Target Using a Game-Changing New Capability - a First for USAF

20 Dec 2021, 06:48 UTC / USAF successfully completed a live-fire test of its groundbreaking Rapid Dragon system that takes aircraft lethality to the next level

 
Another Major Win for the F-35 Fighter Jet, Dassault Publicly Blames “American Preference”
Another Major Win for the F-35 Fighter Jet, Dassault Publicly Blames “American Preference”

13 Dec 2021, 05:51 UTC / Finland's Air Force will receive 64 F-35 fighter jets to replace its fleet, confirming its success once again, and the French Dassault is not happy about it.

 
Custom Mustang X-1 Was Modeled After a Fighter Jet, LARPS as One Inside Air Force Museum
Custom Mustang X-1 Was Modeled After a Fighter Jet, LARPS as One Inside Air Force Museum

1 Nov 2021, 22:21 UTC / It's no coincidence that the X-1 Mustang finds itself the Dayton, Ohio facility. It was commissioned in 2009 by the Air Force Recruitment Service

 
F-16 Fighting Falcons Fly Over High School Football Game, They Look Like a Painting
F-16 Fighting Falcons Fly Over High School Football Game, They Look Like a Painting

20 Oct 2021, 09:19 UTC / F-16 Fighting Falcons are seen here as they perform a fly over during a high school football game in Florida, part of a remembrance ceremony

 
This Bonkers XP-82 Twin Mustang Is The Only Airworthy Example, And It's For Sale
This Bonkers XP-82 Twin Mustang Is The Only Airworthy Example, And It's For Sale

6 Sep 2021, 19:43 UTC / It takes a person cut from a very particular cloth to consider spending their fortune on an experimental Second World War fighter aircraft constructed by takin

 
I Am T-7A Red Hawk – USAF’s Next-Gen Jet Trainer Was Made to Break the Norm
I Am T-7A Red Hawk – USAF’s Next-Gen Jet Trainer Was Made to Break the Norm

29 Aug 2021, 00:16 UTC / The famous fifth-generation fighter jets are taking center stage in the U.S. military, but behind the scenes, this trainer jet is about to be just as awesome.

 
Touch on the Nose Shows Incredible Bond Between Man and Military Airplane
Touch on the Nose Shows Incredible Bond Between Man and Military Airplane

20 Aug 2021, 10:00 UTC / A C-130J Super Hercules gets a good luck touch on the nose from a crew chief before departing on a mission in hostile territory

 
F-35A Lighting II Seems to Melt Mountain Peak As It Flies Over Tacoma
F-35A Lighting II Seems to Melt Mountain Peak As It Flies Over Tacoma

11 Aug 2021, 09:48 UTC / A F-35A Lighting II deployed with the plane's demonstration team was captured in a still as it flew over Tacoma, Washington, at the beginning of July

 
F-35A Lightning ll Banks to Reveal Underside and Afterburner
F-35A Lightning ll Banks to Reveal Underside and Afterburner

5 Jul 2021, 09:19 UTC / This F-35A Lightning ll deployed with the U.S. Air Force demonstration team was photographed with banking during an air show in Wisconsin

 
Amazing Photo Shows American F-35s Meet French Rafales Mid-Air, Not a Rendering
Amazing Photo Shows American F-35s Meet French Rafales Mid-Air, Not a Rendering

24 May 2021, 09:42 UTC / Photo shows two USAF F-35A Lightning IIs playing aerial games with two French Air Force Dassault Rafales during an exercise earlier this month

 
The U.S. Space Force Plans to Go Digital, Will It Make the Cut?
The U.S. Space Force Plans to Go Digital, Will It Make the Cut?

15 May 2021, 05:05 UTC / The USSF released its new vision plan on May 6th, describing its goal to become a fully digital service. More details about its vision will follow this summer.

 
The Air Force’s First Demonstration of the Skyborg Autonomy System Is a Success
The Air Force’s First Demonstration of the Skyborg Autonomy System Is a Success

6 May 2021, 16:20 UTC / The Air Force announced the successful completion of the first flight test of an unmanned aerial vehicle equipped with the Skyborg autonomy core system.

 
U.S. Air Force Develops Special Laser Eye Protection, Pilots Are Loving It
U.S. Air Force Develops Special Laser Eye Protection, Pilots Are Loving It

5 May 2021, 09:03 UTC / Laser strikes are more common than ever and a real danger for pilots, which is why the Air Force Research Laboratory came up with an innovative solution.

 
This Is How the Air Force's Future Fighter Jet Might Look Like
This Is How the Air Force's Future Fighter Jet Might Look Like

16 Apr 2021, 10:02 UTC / USAF showed the Next Generation Air Dominance concept in a biennal report for acquisition. The report includes a picture depicting a fighter jet.