The Mi-24V helicopters have started operating over eastern Ukraine, lobbing rockets, as done by other assets operating in the theatre. As we reported a couple of weeks ago, two Mi-24V Hind attack helicopters, donated by […] The post Mi-24V Gunship Helicopter Donated By Czech Republic Seen In Action Over Ukraine appeared first on The Aviationist.
To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Portuguese Air Force an Air Show was held at Base Aerea 11 in Beja, Portugal. About 50,000 people attended the airshow organized by the Portuguese Air Force to […] The post All The Highlights Of The Portuguese Air Force 70th Anniversary Airshow appeared first on The Aviationist.
According to local media the Czech Minister of Defense is considering the F-35 to replace the JAS 39 Gripen. Although nothing has been decided yet (at least officially), it looks like the F-35 is considered […] The post Czech Republic Eyes F-35 For Gripen Replacement – Reports appeared first on The Aviationist.
The Norwegian MoD is also demanding a refund of the money spent on the NH90 programme. The Norwegian government has decided to immediately halt all operations with the NH90 helicopters and to terminate the contract […] The post Norway Permanently Terminates NH90 Operations And Contract appeared first on The Aviationist.
The F-35A jets of the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) will be based in Büchel, in the Eifel region of western Germany. The Bundeswehr (the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Germany) have decided that […] The post All The German F-35s To Be Stationed At Büchel Air Base appeared first on The Aviationist.
The KC-130J pilot was awarded a DFC decoration, “the highest award in flying and the fourth highest award for bravery; awarded for heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight.” On Sept. 29, 2020, […] The post Pilot Who Landed KC-130J In A Farmer’s Field After Midair Collision With F-35 Receives Distinguished Flying Cross appeared first on The Aviationist.
Ultra-low level maneuvering is one of the tactics needed to dodge IR-guided MANPADS (Man Portable Air Defense Systems). The video that you can find in this post has started doing the rounds in the last […] The post Watch This Insane Footage Of Two Su-25s Maneuvering At Ultra-Low Altitude To Evade MANPADS in Ukraine appeared first on The Aviationist.
The new upgrades for the F-22 have been teased both in official Air Force artworks and FY23 budget. 25 years after it entered service in the U.S. Air Force, the F-22 Raptor is scheduled to […] The post The F-22 Is Finally Getting Some Much Needed Upgrades appeared first on The Aviationist.
An EA-18G of VAQ-136 was also damaged in the F-35C crash on USS Carl Vinson in South China Sea, the U.S. Navy says. As we have reported in detail, an F-35C of Strike Fighter Squadron […] The post An EA-18G Growler Was Damaged In The F-35C Ramp Strike Incident On USS Carl Vinson In January appeared first on The Aviationist.
The Su-35S crashed near Izium, Ukraine. It looks like it was configured for SEAD (Suppression Enemy Air Defenses) mission. Images of the wreckage of an aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) have started to […] The post First Russian Su-35S Flanker-E Confirmed Destroyed In Ukraine appeared first on The Aviationist.