One of the four B-52 Stratofortress bombers deployed to RAF Fairford paid visit to Ostrava. While a Russian invasion of Ukraine appears to be a matter of hours, U.S. and NATO combat aircraft continue to […] The post U.S. B-52 Bomber Has Just Made A Rather Unusual Stopover In The Czech Republic appeared first on The Aviationist.
The U.S. Marine Corps F-35B STOVL (Short Take Off Vertical Landing) jets jointly operated with an F-117 Nighthawk from Tonopah Test Range. On Feb. 8, 2022, the news started circulating online about at least one […] The post Marine Corps F-35Bs Trained With A U.S. F-117 Nighthawk At MCAS Miramar appeared first on The Aviationist.
The Italian and German Eurofighters will provide joint QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) under a new “Plug & Fight” concept. Between the end of February and the beginning of March 2022, the Italian Air Force Eurofighters […] The post German Air Force Eurofighters Join Italian Air force Enhanced Air Policing In Romania appeared first on The Aviationist.
An F-35C had a “landing mishap” on the deck of USS Carl Vinson in the South China Sea. USNI News was first to report about an incident that forced an F-35C pilot to eject and […] The post Landing Mishap Aboard USS Carl Vinson: F-35C Pilot Ejects, 7 Sailors Injured appeared first on The Aviationist.
Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing becomes the first Marine squadron to deploy the F-35C on an aircraft carrier. The F-35C Lightning II of the U.S. Marine Corps reached yet another […] The post USMC F-35Cs Have Departed For The First Operational Deployment Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln appeared first on The Aviationist.
Pakistani Interior Minister stated that 25 fighters will be delivered by March to counter Indian Rafales. After years of rumors, it looks like Pakistan might be getting the Chinese Chengdu J-10 fighter jet for real. […] The post Pakistan Might Be Getting Chinese J-10 Fighter Aircraft appeared first on The Aviationist.
Ever wondered what a catapult shot looks like from the cockpit of a T-45 Goshawk? Here’s the HUD tape. Rob Roy is a former Naval Aviator who flew the C-2A Greyhound with the “Rawhides” of […] The post Intense HUD Video Lets You Feel The Tension Of A Naval Aviator During His First Cat Shot Off An Aircraft Carrier appeared […]
The drone, apparently in a test configuration, was spotted over the desert south of Edwards Air Force Base. The secretive RQ-170 Sentinel low-observable Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, also known as the “Beast of Kandahar” (from where […] The post Let’s Talk About The Secretive RQ-170 Sentinel Photographed In Flight Over California Desert Recently appeared first on The Aviationist.
Secret Mini-Subs, Shallow Water Torpedoes and “Stealth” Aircraft Carriers Helped the Japanese Achieve Surprise in “Secret Operation Z”. In many ways, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, was the perfect military […] The post 80 Years Ago Today: The Japanese Secret Weapons Used at Pearl Harbor appeared first on The Aviationist.
During the joint drills, the Italian Air Force and Navy F-35B integrated aboard ITS Cavour for the very first time and also landed on HMS Queen Elizabeth. A joint exercise, involving both the Italian Navy […] The post Italian Air Force F-35B Lands On Italian Navy Aircraft Carrier For The First Time appeared first on The Aviationist.