Monday, June 27, 2022

Aviation

Congressmen introduce bill to train Ukrainian fighter pilots

U.S. Air Force Veterans Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger and Democrat Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan introduced a bill to train Ukrainian fighter pilots and crews on US military air assets. The Congressman’s letter to the United States Secretary of Defense...

Russian pilots still use non-military navigation equipment

Despite the Kremlin's claims of military and technical superiority, the Russian Air Force continues to face a big problem with its navigation systems. Russian military pilots are still actively using insecure, non-military navigation equipment due to the...

Saab delivers T-7A fuselages to Boeing’s plant in St. Louis

Swedish company Saab announced on Friday that it has shipped the last of five fully installed T-7A Red Hawk aft fuselages from its factory in Linköping, Sweden to Boeing’s production site in St. Louis.  In addition to the five Engineering...

Ukrainian Soldiers shot down Russian attack helicopter

The Ukrainian military released footage on Thursday showing the moment the Russian attack helicopter is hit by a man-portable air-defense system in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. "The Russian helicopter hit the soldiers of the 231st Dnipropetrovsk...

US Air Force B-52H bombers showcase airpower in the Middle East

U.S. Air Force B-52H “Stratofortress” strategic bombers aircrews assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing, successfully completed a presence patrol in the Middle East. Coalition and regional partner air forces joined two U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortresses, two KC-10 Extenders,...

US Air Force reactivates aggressor squadron for F-35 training

On Thursday, the U.S. Air Force press release said that the service formally re-established the 65th Aggressor Squadron (AGRS) at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The Air Force has reactivated the 65th Aggressor Squadron and moved F-35A Lightning...

US Air Force showcases its growing air combat might

The U.S. Air Force has staged an impressive “elephant walk,” involving 48 F-35A Lightning IIs and 12 F-16s during a routine readiness exercise at Eielson Air Force Base. An elephant walk is a USAF term referred to the...

US Air Force’s new stealth bomber made successful loads calibration test

Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. announced on Wednesday that the new B-21 Raider stealth bomber aircraft has made a successful loads calibration test. "The B-21 Raider is making strides toward flight readiness with a successful loads calibration test," Northrop...

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