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USAF C-17 Airlifter Catches Fire on Runway At The Joint Base Charleston

USAF C-17 Airlifter Catches Fire on Runway At The Joint Base Charleston

A USAF 437th Airlift Wing Boeing C-17A Globemaster III, performing flight RCH351 (callsign “Reach 351”), experienced a fire in the main lefthand wheel bay, probably due to overheated brakes, after landing at Joint Base Charleston (CHS/KCHS), North Charleston, South Carolina. On 9 April 2021, a C-17A mishap occured at Joint …

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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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USAF F-22 Raptors & RCAF CF-18 Hornets Intercepted Two Russian Tu-142 Aircraft

USAF F-22 Raptors & RCAF CF-18 Hornets Intercepted Two Russian Tu-142 Aircraft

North American Aerospace Defense Command has reported that U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors and Canadian CF-18s intercepted two Russian Tu-142 maritime reconnaissance aircraft north of Alaska on March 9. “[North American Aerospace Defense Command] fighter aircraft escorted the Tu-142s for the duration of their time in the ADIZ,” officials said. …

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Sierra Technical Unveils Fifth Generation Aerial Target Aircraft

Sierra Technical Unveils Fifth Generation Aerial Target Aircraft

Source: Sierra Technical Sierra Technical Services recently unveils ‘faster’ and ‘more maneuverable’ stealth UAVs. According to Flight global stealth UAV completed several ground tests, including an engine test run, on its Fifth Generation Aerial Target (5GAT) aircraft. The aircraft, which is powered by two General Electric J85 engines salvaged from retired …

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