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Here’s the Private Jet That Filmed ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Dogfighting Scenes

Here's the Private Jet That Filmed 'Top Gun: Maverick' Dogfighting Scenes

The special outfitted Embraer Phenom 300E camera ship used to film Top Gun: Maverick – Credits: Embraer Top Gun: Maverick is loaded with IMAX-worthy high-speed footage of fighter jets dogfighting, dodging missiles, chasing through canyons, and zooming over snow-capped mountaintops. The movie’s action-packed aerial cinematography was filmed by a Melbourne-manufactured …

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Chinese J-16 Intercepted Australian P-8 Poseidon, Dumped Debris Into Its Engine

Chinese J-16 Intercepted Australian P-8 Poseidon, Dumped Debris Into Its Engine

A J-16 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command sits on the parking apron while receiving power-on inspections prior to a flight training exercise in southwestern China’s Chongqing Municipality on March 6, 2018. Photo: eng.chinamil.com.cn Australia recently lodged a complaint …

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Tomcat Chase & Eagle Bait Mission: USAF effort to achieve simulated SR-71 Blackbird kill

Tomcat Chase & Eagle Bait Mission: USAF effort to achieve simulated SR-71 Blackbird kill

Credits: Defense visual information distribu In history, no reconnaissance aircraft has operated globally in more hostile airspace or with such complete impunity than the SR-71, the world’s fastest jet-propelled aircraft. The Blackbird’s performance and operational achievements placed it at the pinnacle of aviation technology developments during the Cold War. No …

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