The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate is developing a capability that uses the augmented reality technology to display all necessary information for performing an aircraft inspection within the user’s field of view, eliminating the need to view information from multiple sources simultaneously. The Materials and Manufacturing …Read More »
U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II “Warthogs”, assigned to 107th Fighter Squadron, conduct austere landing training on an old abandoned runway with support from 321st Special Tactics Squadron Combat Controllers, during exercise Saber Strike 18 in Haapsalu, Estonia on June 7, 2018. Noteworthy the Thunderbolt II can be serviced …Read More »
In this article, we will share Photos and Videos of all C-5 Galaxy Nose Gear Up / Belly landing 1986 C-5A nose gear up landing at Rhein-Main Air Base The first is a video that dates back to August 1986, when a C-5A performed a nose gear up landing at …Read More »
Boeing and the U.S. Air Force claims that the F-15 Eagle has a clear-cut win-to-loss ratio of 104 to zero. But in fact, opposing air forces have claimed, in nearly a dozen cases, to have shot down the iconic, twin-engine fighter. All the claims have one thing in common. The …Read More »
People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) bomber fleet is steadily being modernized, and plans call for a next-generation stealthy, multi-role bomber. The Xian H-20 is a subsonic stealth bomber design. The aircraft will feature a wing design similar to that of the Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit, with components already being …Read More »
On Apr. 30, 1966, the second XB-70 prototype, the Air Vehicle 2 (AV 2), suffered a short-circuit in the landing gear retraction system shortly after the take-off from Edwards Air Force Base. As a result of this malfunction, the nose gear was blown back into the partially retracted gear well …Read More »
Can an old F-15 Strike Eagle fighter jet beat a new F-35 Lightning II Stealth Fighter jet in a Dogfight?
The F-15SA is an extremely formidable multirole fighter—possibly the single best fourth generation fighter the United States has ever produced. When the Boeing F-15A first flew in July 1972, the Eagle was the ultimate air superiority fighter. Fast, high-flying, agile and built around a massive APG-63 pulse-doppler radar, the Soviet …Read More »