B-roll of the various flight demonstration and Joint Demonstration teams for Arctic Thunder Open House 2016, July 30th and 31st. Continue reading
The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) CH-4 Rainbow is a Chinese-made medium-altitude long-endurance surveillance and strike drone. Continue reading
PCU Zumwalt put its crew to the test during the completion of sea trials. This is one of the newest ships in the US Navy fleet and one of the coolest. From its looks, down to its capabilities it screams “Bad to the Bone!” at the enemy and can deliver! Continue reading
Two Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk (a.k.a. Warhawks) fighters at low altitude while displaying at the Classic Fighters Marlborough 2005 airshow.
The Yakovlev Yak-3 (Russian: Я́ковлев Як-3) was a World War II Soviet fighter aircraft. Robust and easy to maintain, it was much liked by pilots and ground crew alike. It was one of the smallest and lightest major combat fighters fielded by any combatant during the war, and its high power-to-weight ratio gave it excellent performance. Continue reading
Air Combat Command chief General Hawk Carlisle said that the F-35 is “combat ready,” and he would have no reservations about sending it into battle. Speaking with reporters at the Pentagon on August 2nd, Carlisle declared Initial Operational Capability for the F-35A, saying the 388th Fighter Wing and the associated 419th Reserve Wing have the requisite number of planes (15 versus the six necessary), maintainers, and trained pilots—and have demonstrated their capabilities in realistic exercises—such that he is “comfortable” sending the fighters anywhere that a regional combatant commander asks for them. Continue reading
The first of NATO’s five unmanned air vehicles rolled off the factory line in San Diego on Thursday, 4 June 2015. The Global Hawk Block 40 is part of the Alliance Ground Surveillance Program (AGS). Continue reading
For the first time, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and holograms are helping fight the wildfires. Flight operators manipulate holographic tactical maps of ScanEagles, helicopters and firefighters to direct resources to where they’re most needed. Continue reading