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by gortje
09 Jun 2016, 13:15
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Russia grounds all Sukhoi-27 fighters...
Replies: 1
Views: 962

Russian Knights fighter jet crashes in Moscow Region

According to the source, the pilot was killed in the crash of the aerobatics Su-27 jet MOSCOW, June 9. /TASS/. A Sukhoi Su-27 fighter aircraft of the Russian Knights aerobatic team has crashed in the Moscow Region and the pilot has been killed, sources in the law enforcement agencies told TASS on T...
by gortje
20 May 2016, 12:04
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: 25/26jun2016 Belgian AF Days Florennes, movs/logs/queries et
Replies: 170
Views: 61842

Re: 25/26jun 2016 Belgian Air Force Days Florennes, particip

I'm very sorry, I was reacting on an old message.
by gortje
18 Apr 2016, 08:51
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Top Gun NAS Fallon visit April 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1491

Re: Top Gun NAS Fallon visit April 2016

Great photos Dave Chng!
by gortje
11 Apr 2016, 13:17
Forum: Airshow news!
Topic: 25/26jun2016 Belgian AF Days Florennes, movs/logs/queries et
Replies: 170
Views: 61842

Re: 25/26jun 2016 Belgian Air Force Days Florennes, particip

Fox350, what is your source about your message?
Confirmation of F/A-18F Super hornet, static and flying.
C-27 (Italia) static
E-3 Sentry - NATO - Static
by gortje
08 Apr 2016, 14:37
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Air Force Moving Forward With A-10 Replacement Option
Replies: 0
Views: 542

Air Force Moving Forward With A-10 Replacement Option

Air Force Moving Forward With A-10 Replacement Option WASHINGTON — The Air Force is moving forward with a key step in developing a dedicated close-air support plane to replace the A-10 Warthog, a top general said Thursday. “My requirements guys are in the process of building a draft requirements doc...
by gortje
08 Apr 2016, 14:36
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Algeria Increases Order of Russian-made Mi-28 Helos to 42
Replies: 0
Views: 286

Algeria Increases Order of Russian-made Mi-28 Helos to 42

Algeria Increases Order of Russian-made Mi-28 Helos to 42 GABORONE, Botswana — The Algerian Air Force (AAF) has ramped up its order of Russian-made Mi-28NE "Night Hunter" attack helicopters from the eight initially reported in January to 42, the Russian-language newspaper RIA-Novosti reported. Quoti...
by gortje
08 Apr 2016, 14:34
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: UK Invests in F-35 Home Base Upgrade
Replies: 0
Views: 418

UK Invests in F-35 Home Base Upgrade

UK Invests in F-35 Home Base Upgrade LONDON — The home of Britain’s new F-35 fleet is to have a £167 million (US $235 million) makeover to prepare the Royal Air Force (RAF) base for the arrival of the strike jets in 2018, according to the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The base at RAF Marham, eastern En...
by gortje
08 Apr 2016, 14:32
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: USAF backs off sixth-gen 'fighter' in quest for air supremac
Replies: 0
Views: 428

USAF backs off sixth-gen 'fighter' in quest for air supremac

USAF backs off sixth-gen 'fighter' in quest for air supremacy The US Air Force will begin an extensive campaign of prototyping and experimentation relating to new air superiority technologies, including new aircraft types, after completing a wide-ranging examination of future air battle concepts and...
by gortje
18 Mar 2016, 14:47
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Exercise Carranca V
Replies: 6
Views: 2060

Re: Exercise Carranca V

Great photos Marcelo Lobo da Silva!!
Thanks for sharing!
by gortje
15 Mar 2016, 08:45
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Air Force paying too much for C-17 engine maintenance,report
Replies: 0
Views: 414

Air Force paying too much for C-17 engine maintenance,report

Air Force paying too much for C-17 engine maintenance, report says The Air Force is paying for engine maintenance for the C-17 Globemaster III without any idea if it’s getting a fair price, a new watchdog report said. “Air Force officials awarded the…base contract without obtaining sufficient data t...
by gortje
15 Mar 2016, 08:44
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: How the improved F-22 trains for future wars (with F-35s)
Replies: 0
Views: 440

How the improved F-22 trains for future wars (with F-35s)

How the improved F-22 trains for future wars (with F-35s) As the Air Force's most advanced aircraft, the F-22 is in such high demand that Raptor pilots and crews are constantly deploying for training and wartime missions. It’s no doubt that the Raptor has been put on a pedestal in the Air Force’s tr...
by gortje
15 Mar 2016, 08:41
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Light F-35 Helmet Tests Begin
Replies: 0
Views: 341

Light F-35 Helmet Tests Begin

Light F-35 Helmet Tests Begin, DOD Aims To Fix Escape System This Year WASHINGTON — The F-35 joint program office will begin testing the first prototype of the new, lightweight Generation III helmet later this month, with the hope of resolving by November issues with the jet’s escape system that hav...
by gortje
15 Mar 2016, 08:38
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: CH-53K project expands to 120kts and two test helicopters
Replies: 0
Views: 337

CH-53K project expands to 120kts and two test helicopters

CH-53K project expands to 120kts and two test helicopters Sikorsky's first CH-53K King Stallion has achieved speeds of 120kts as the heavy-lift helicopter development project presses forward with flight envelope expansion and adds a second test aircraft to the mix. The Lockheed Martin-owned rotorcra...
by gortje
15 Mar 2016, 08:35
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: Rafale exports boost Dassault's 2015 defence sales
Replies: 0
Views: 354

Rafale exports boost Dassault's 2015 defence sales

Rafale exports boost Dassault's 2015 defence sales Dassault has attributed a 12-fold year-on-year increase in defence sales to its success with exports of the Rafale multi-role combat aircraft, having secured orders from Egypt and Qatar in 2015. Defence order intake at the French manufacturer for th...
by gortje
15 Mar 2016, 08:33
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: US Navy orders 28 H-1s as Army seeks more UH-72s
Replies: 1
Views: 671

US Navy orders 28 H-1s as Army seeks more UH-72s

US Navy orders 28 H-1s as Army seeks more UH-72s The US Navy has ordered 12 UH-1Y Venoms and 16 AH-1Z Vipers from Bell Helicopter for $461 million as the Army seek another 16 UH-72A Lakotas from Airbus Helicopters. Operated by the Marine Corps, the Venom and Viper are 85% common and are delivered of...