Home / Air (page 79)

Air

Top 5 Aircraft Belly landing or Crash Landing

Top 5 Aircraft Belly landing or Crash Landing NUMBER 1 f-22 raptor crash landing NUMBER 2 F-16 belly landing The F-16 with serial #J-198  made a belly landing on its ALQ pod and tanks.There was a problem during take off which resulted in the front landing wheel being lost. The pilot …

Read More »

USAF C 17 Globemaster III Alaska crash

On July 28, 2010, at approximately 6:22 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time (UTC-8), the C-17 took off from Runway 06 at Elmendorf Air Force Base to practice maneuvers for the upcoming Arctic Thunder Air Show. After the initial climb followed by a left turn, the pilot executed an aggressive right turn. …

Read More »

B-52 Stratofortress Crashes At Fairchild Air Force Base – 1994

B-52 Stratofortress Crashes At Fairchild Air Force Base – 1994   On Friday, 24 June 1994, a United States Air Force (USAF) Boeing B-52 Stratofortress crashed at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, United States Crashed happened after its pilot, Lt Col Arthur “Bud” Holland, maneuvered the bomber beyond its operational …

Read More »

The Boeing KC-46A Tanker: Refuels Military Aircraft Using 3D

The Boeing KC-46A Tanker: Refuels Military Aircraft Using 3D   The KC-46A Pegasus tanker is changing the game in air refueling. A revolutionary air refueling operator station (AROS), that displays images in super-high definition, monochromatic 3D, is enabling the US Air Force to conduct refueling like never before. The Boeing …

Read More »

Boeing Phantom Eye

Boeing Phantom Eye Phantom Eye is a liquid hydrogen-fueled, high-altitude and long-endurance unmanned aircraft system for persistent intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and communications missions. The demonstrator aircraft is capable of maintaining its altitude for up to four days while carrying a 450-pound payload. Typical payloads include multiple sensor packages for …

Read More »

F-16 Makes its First Unmanned Flight (No pilot in cockpit )

F-16 Makes its First Unmanned Flight (No pilot in cockpit ) The video above  shows the F-16 fighter jets Makes First Unmanned Flight Boeing’s unmanned QF-16 performs for the first time as an aerial target. Boeing has announced that it has retrofitted a number of retired Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter …

Read More »

V 22 Osprey Tilt Rotor Aircraft

V 22 Osprey Tilt Rotor Aircraft Article originally  appeared on Air-force technology   The V-22 Osprey is a joint-service, medium-lift, multimission tilt-rotor aircraft developed by Boeing and Bell Helicopters. Boeing is responsible for the fuselage, landing gear, avionics, electrical and hydraulic systems, performance and flying qualities. Bell Helicopter Textron is …

Read More »

Why Russia Doesn’t Have Vertical Takeoff Fighter Jets?

Why Russia Doesn’t Have Vertical Takeoff Fighter Jets? Article originally appeared on  The national interest  Soviet Union have  developed its own jump jets and fielded them on its first aircraft carriers. It even dispatched a few for combat flights in Afghanistan. Even stranger, the design DNA of the Russian jump …

Read More »

Russia deployed Su-57 Stealth Fighters in Syria

Russia deployed Su-57 Stealth Fighters in Syria Article originally  appeared on The drive  Israeli satellite imagery has confirmed the deployment of Russia’s newest Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighter jets in war-torn Syria. In one of the video clips, which first emerged online on Feb. 21, 2018, an Su-35 Flanker-E fighter jet , …

Read More »