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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Surprise 3rd Anniversary Free Update Goes Live
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Surprise 3rd Anniversary Free Update Goes Live

3 Aug 2022, 20:10 UTC / A new update for Bandai's flight simulator adds more than a dozen new skins to the game, as well as new emblems and a brand-new call sign

 
Navy Trying to Recover the $50M Super Hornet That Got Blown Off a Carrier by Wind
Navy Trying to Recover the $50M Super Hornet That Got Blown Off a Carrier by Wind

12 Jul 2022, 05:18 UTC / The U.S. 6th Fleet is still investigating the baffling reasons that caused a $50 million, 32,000-pound Super Hornet to be blown overboard

 
Aircraft Team Up With Drones for a Finnish and German Military Breakthrough Project
Aircraft Team Up With Drones for a Finnish and German Military Breakthrough Project

22 Jun 2022, 02:33 UTC / The future of air combat is all about drones working together with piloted aircraft - this was the goal of a recent flight test organized in Finland

 
Dassault Celebrates the Iconic MD 450 Ouragan, the First French-Designed Fighter Jet
Dassault Celebrates the Iconic MD 450 Ouragan, the First French-Designed Fighter Jet

20 Jun 2022, 05:17 UTC / The forefathers of today's sophisticated fighter jets continue to amaze us - the MD450 Ouragan celebrates 70 years of service with the French Air Force

 
War Thunder Danger Zone Update Adds Iconic Fighter Jet and the First Chinese Helicopter
War Thunder Danger Zone Update Adds Iconic Fighter Jet and the First Chinese Helicopter

16 Jun 2022, 17:18 UTC / The famous F14-A Tomcat is finally making its debut in the game, alongside a slew of helicopters, tanks and even a battleship

 
DCS World Pays Tribute to Top Gun: Maverick with Explosive Trailer, Free Fighter Jet Skins
DCS World Pays Tribute to Top Gun: Maverick with Explosive Trailer, Free Fighter Jet Skins

30 May 2022, 18:37 UTC / One of the best military flight simulators is adding two liveries for Top Gun sequel’s iconic fighter jets, the F/A-18C Hornet and F-14 Tomcat

 
Ace Combat 7 – Top Gun: Maverick DLC Out Now, Adds New Aircraft, Emblems, Callsigns
Ace Combat 7 – Top Gun: Maverick DLC Out Now, Adds New Aircraft, Emblems, Callsigns

26 May 2022, 15:50 UTC / Priced to sell for $20, the new DLC adds six new aircraft to the game, 10 emblems, 38 skins, 12 nicknames and two music tracks for multiplayer missions

 
Tom Cruise Goes Real-Life Top Gun for James Corden Interview, Flies 2 Military Jets
Tom Cruise Goes Real-Life Top Gun for James Corden Interview, Flies 2 Military Jets

24 May 2022, 10:49 UTC / What better promotion for a Tom Cruise film than Tom Cruise being Tom Cruise? Actor and licensed pilot takes Corden for the ride of his life

 
Tom Cruise Really Thought He’d Be Allowed to Pilot an F/A-18 Super Hornet for Top Gun
Tom Cruise Really Thought He’d Be Allowed to Pilot an F/A-18 Super Hornet for Top Gun

18 May 2022, 06:54 UTC / Tom Cruise leaves no stunt to the stuntmen if he can do it himself, but the US Navy ultimately denied his request to pilot the warbird himself

 
Saab JAS 39 Gripen to Get New Air-to-Air Missile Launch System
Saab JAS 39 Gripen to Get New Air-to-Air Missile Launch System

27 Apr 2022, 09:25 UTC / Saab to develop a new launch system for the Gripen's air-to-air missiles and countermeasures pod, hardware suitable for all current Gripens

 
Royal Air Force’s Typhoon Jets Show Off Their Quick Target Intercepting Skills
Royal Air Force’s Typhoon Jets Show Off Their Quick Target Intercepting Skills

19 Apr 2022, 05:20 UTC / RAF's powerful multi-role Typhoon fighter jets practice something called Quick Reaction Alert operations, for a fast counter-terrorist response

 
Saab JAS 39 Gripen to Be Upgraded, C/D Spec to Be in Service Until 2035
Saab JAS 39 Gripen to Be Upgraded, C/D Spec to Be in Service Until 2035

12 Apr 2022, 08:12 UTC / Saab receives an order to upgrade the Swedish JAS 39 Gripen in C/D spec and make them relevant until the middle of the next decade

 
Watch a Dassault Falcon 8X Fly Like a Fighter Jet Through Star Wars Canyon
Watch a Dassault Falcon 8X Fly Like a Fighter Jet Through Star Wars Canyon

10 Mar 2022, 00:29 UTC / Dassault has recently tested the capabilities of its Falcon 8X ultra-long-range business jet by flying it through the narrow Star Wars Canyon

 
Despite Being Close to Its Retirement, the Mig-29 Fulcrum Still Is a Terrible Weapon
Despite Being Close to Its Retirement, the Mig-29 Fulcrum Still Is a Terrible Weapon

2 Mar 2022, 10:52 UTC / Despite its drawbacks, this aircraft looked like a fierce weapon, especially since it could deploy nuclear weapons and perform incredible aerial stunts

 
F-16 Fighting Falcons Look Locked, Loaded, and Ready
F-16 Fighting Falcons Look Locked, Loaded, and Ready

23 Feb 2022, 12:54 UTC / Three F-16 Fighting Falcons are seen here during the Cope North 22 exercise over the Pacific Ocean, geared up to the teeth

 
The UK and Japan to Work on a State-of-the-Art Sensor for Next-Generation Fighter Jets
The UK and Japan to Work on a State-of-the-Art Sensor for Next-Generation Fighter Jets

16 Feb 2022, 04:01 UTC / The UK and Japan will equip their next-generation connected fighter jets with the most advanced sensor for detecting lethal threats

 
Let Everyone Know You've Made It by Buying Your Own Douglas A-4C Skyhawk Fighter Jet
Let Everyone Know You've Made It by Buying Your Own Douglas A-4C Skyhawk Fighter Jet

12 Feb 2022, 13:54 UTC / You'll probably have to sell your house, car, and everything else to afford this fighter jet, so you shouldn't take a financial advice from us

 
Treat Yourself to a McDonnell Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk, It Costs Less Than a Chiron Pur Sport
Treat Yourself to a McDonnell Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk, It Costs Less Than a Chiron Pur Sport

8 Feb 2022, 15:49 UTC / The McDonnell Douglas TA-4J is a dedicated trainer version of the A-4F, meaning it comes with a downrated engine and no weapons systems

 
Audio Reveals What Fighter Pilots Talk About on Refueling Ops, And It’s Food, Mostly
Audio Reveals What Fighter Pilots Talk About on Refueling Ops, And It’s Food, Mostly

3 Feb 2022, 22:04 UTC / Video that recently surfaced online shows snippets of the conversations between fighter pilots and tanker crews during refueling ops

 
F-35 Fighter Jet Crash-Lands on USS Carl Vinson, Skids Off the Deck and Is Lost at Sea
F-35 Fighter Jet Crash-Lands on USS Carl Vinson, Skids Off the Deck and Is Lost at Sea

26 Jan 2022, 10:52 UTC / USS Carl Vinson had just started operations in the South China Sea when “a landing mishap” occurred. Seven people were injured and the aircraft has been lost