Tag Archives: German Air Force

Russian Su-27s Intercepted USAF B-52H, German Navy P-3C Orion & RAF Sentinel R1 Over The Baltic

Russian Su-27 Fighter Jet Violates Danish airspace Following U.S. Air Force B-52 Bomber

Screenshots of the B-52 intercepting by the Russian Su-27s on Jun. 15, 2020. (Image credit: Russian MOD). Russian Navy Su-27 fighter jets were scrambled to intercept U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress strategic bombers over the Baltic Sea, TASS news agency reported Monday citing Russia’s Defense Ministry. The scramble involved Russian …

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German Air Force Reportedly Buying F/A-18E/F Super Hornets & Eurofighter Typhoon To Replace Panavia Tornado

Germany To Acquire 93 Eurofighter Typhoon & 45 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets/Growlers To Replace Panavia Tornado Bombers

Credits: Andreas-Zeitler-Airbus German Air Force is reportedly buying Eurofighter Typhoons and Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers to replace its aging fleet of Panavia Tornado swing-wing combat jets. Germany will buy up to 90 Eurofighters, 30 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and 15 EA-18G Growlers jets. A key driving factor behind …

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Luftwaffe F-104 Starfighter Landing On Autobahn A 29 And Ending Nose-down On Grass

Luftwaffe F-104 Starfighter Landing On Autobahn A 29 And Ending Nose-down On Grass

The Cold War Footage below, filmed in March 1984, during exercise “Highway ’84”, is particularly interesting as it shows an aircraft rarely seen operating from public roads: an F-104G Starfighter of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) in “heavy” (tip + pylon tanks) configuration. The video shows the F-104G “23+30”, belonging …

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Two German Eurofighter Typhoon Fighter jets collided midair and crashed

Two German Eurofighter Typhoon Fighter jets collided midair and crashed

Two German Air Force Eurofighters of the TLG73 “Steinhoff” from Rostock-Laage, collided midair and crashed. Both pilots ejected. Two EF2000 Eurofighters have collided and crashed in Bundesland Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, Monday afternoon 24 June 2019. The aircraft collided shortly before 14:00hrs local time near Lake Mueritz, about 120 kilometres (75 miles) …

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