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Impressive Wreckage Washed up on the Beach Turns Out to Be a WWII British Bomber
Impressive Wreckage Washed up on the Beach Turns Out to Be a WWII British Bomber

29 Mar 2022, 03:30 UTC / In their mysterious depths, oceans and seas still hold secrets about lost military or civilian aircraft, and once in a while they reveal some of their secrets

 
RAF’s Atlas Shows How Far It Can Reach, During Successful Resupply Mission
RAF’s Atlas Shows How Far It Can Reach, During Successful Resupply Mission

28 Mar 2022, 04:52 UTC / The mighty Atlas completed a nine-hour-long round trip from the UK to Estonia and back, demonstrating its long-range capabilities

 
Drones Team Up With Manned Military Aircraft in Combat Mission Flight Test
Drones Team Up With Manned Military Aircraft in Combat Mission Flight Test

2 Mar 2022, 09:56 UTC / Defense contractor BAE Systems announced the completion of a Manned Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) technology test flight, few details available

 
RAF Ground Troops Practice Controlling up to Eight FA-18 Hornets at the Same Time
RAF Ground Troops Practice Controlling up to Eight FA-18 Hornets at the Same Time

14 Feb 2022, 08:22 UTC / UK Royal Air Force Controllers were deployed to the U.S. for the complex Eagle Lightning exercise, where they played with the FA-18 Hornets

 
Russia’s Famous Ilyushin Il-76 Cargo Aircraft Helped Save 300 Cats and Dogs from Kabul
Russia’s Famous Ilyushin Il-76 Cargo Aircraft Helped Save 300 Cats and Dogs from Kabul

3 Feb 2022, 05:15 UTC / The massive military transport aircraft was in charge of taking approximately 300 cats and dogs from a shelter in Kabul all the way to Vancouver

 
Arctic Bird-Inspired Long-Range eVTOL for Cargo Operations Starts U.S. Army Testing
Arctic Bird-Inspired Long-Range eVTOL for Cargo Operations Starts U.S. Army Testing

1 Feb 2022, 06:56 UTC / The U.S. Army will conduct flight tests for Beta Technologies' Alia 250 eVOL, seen as a promising solution for cargo and logistics operations

 
All-New F-16 Advanced Aggressor Fighter Aces Flight Test, Looks Ready to Play Rough
All-New F-16 Advanced Aggressor Fighter Aces Flight Test, Looks Ready to Play Rough

21 Jan 2022, 06:16 UTC / USAF's pilots will be able to train against the most advanced mock-enemy fighters ever, as the new groundbreaking Advanced Aggressor takes to the sky

 
Fierce SU-34 Bombers Ready for Intense Training During the Infamous Russian Winter
Fierce SU-34 Bombers Ready for Intense Training During the Infamous Russian Winter

24 Dec 2021, 05:30 UTC / Russia's fourth-generation bomber is a force to be reckoned with, looks like a mighty bird of steel in the vast Russian winter wonderland

 
Fleet of SEPECAT Jaguar Attack Jets For Sale, Ready to Form Worlds Cheapest Air Force
Fleet of SEPECAT Jaguar Attack Jets For Sale, Ready to Form Worlds Cheapest Air Force

22 Dec 2021, 20:40 UTC / The group of jets is for sale via Jet Art Aviation Ltd, a specialty vintage warplane broker, and distributor based out of the United Kingdom

 
Royal Navy Engineers Find Simple Fix That Saves $16M in Maintenance Costs for Helicopters
Royal Navy Engineers Find Simple Fix That Saves $16M in Maintenance Costs for Helicopters

21 Dec 2021, 05:29 UTC / A "common sense" solution ends up sparing the Royal Navy millions of dollars in servicing costs, and gets a 20-year old guideline rewritten

 
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

 
“Exceptionally Rare” World War II British Fighter Aircraft Brought Back to the Public
“Exceptionally Rare” World War II British Fighter Aircraft Brought Back to the Public

17 Dec 2021, 09:13 UTC / The Navy Wings Charity added a unique, perfectly-restored Seafire SX336 to its Heritage Flying Collection, thanks to a generous donation

 
Russia’s Next-Generation Heavy Strike Drone, the Stealthy Hunter, Breaks Cover
Russia’s Next-Generation Heavy Strike Drone, the Stealthy Hunter, Breaks Cover

15 Dec 2021, 05:59 UTC / The Russian fifth-generation fighter jets will be able to coordinate the attacks of four of these deadly new drones at the time time

 
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.

 
RAF’s Voyager Tanker Refueled Fighter Jets From Seven Countries During NATO Program
RAF’s Voyager Tanker Refueled Fighter Jets From Seven Countries During NATO Program

8 Dec 2021, 07:07 UTC / UK Royal Air Force's only air-to-air refueling tanker played an essential part during one of NATO's most challenging flight training programs

 
Dassault Scores the Biggest International Contract in French Military Aeronautics History
Dassault Scores the Biggest International Contract in French Military Aeronautics History

6 Dec 2021, 06:37 UTC / Dassault Aviation signed a historic contract with the United Arab Emirates Air Force, for its powerful Rafale F4 multi-role fighter jet

 
Boeing Hit With Baffling Rejection by Canada for Its Future Fighter Jet Fleet
Boeing Hit With Baffling Rejection by Canada for Its Future Fighter Jet Fleet

3 Dec 2021, 09:50 UTC / The FA-18 Super Hornet was officially ditched from the competition for the future advanced fighter jet of the Royal Canadian Air Force

 
Game-Changing Flight Simulator Combines an F-16 Cockpit With Virtual Reality Technology
Game-Changing Flight Simulator Combines an F-16 Cockpit With Virtual Reality Technology

30 Nov 2021, 09:01 UTC / A cutting-edge flight simulator for military pilot training combines a physical F-16 cockpit with virtual and mixed reality technology for the first time

 
The Airbus H225M in Naval Combat Configuration Is a Force to Be Reckoned With
The Airbus H225M in Naval Combat Configuration Is a Force to Be Reckoned With

26 Nov 2021, 06:00 UTC / Known as a versatile multi-role helicopter, the H225M shows off its most complex configuration ever, as a naval combat asset for the Brazilian Navy

 
Russia Releases Limited-Edition Fragrance to Match Checkmate, the Next-Gen Fighter
Russia Releases Limited-Edition Fragrance to Match Checkmate, the Next-Gen Fighter

16 Nov 2021, 10:56 UTC / What do glass and metal smell like? Checkmate is an interesting advertising tool for Russia's latest fighter, said to be inspired by the aircraft's smell