How did a 30 year-old Su-22 defeat a modern AIM-9X?
At approximately 18.43hrs local time on June 18, a US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet operating over Syria shot down a Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) Su-22M4 ‘Fitter’ fighter-bomber near Tabqah, Syria.
RAF’s Newest Helicopter
The RAF’s 32 (The Royal) Sqn took delivery of a new Agusta Westland AW109SP GrandNew helicopter in early February.
Boeing completes second T-X aircraft
Boeing has completed production of its second BTX-1 aircraft (serial N382TX). The aircraft is pictured here alongside the first aircraft N381TX.
New aircraft for Red Arrows – what are the options?
While disbandment of the Red Arrows — the Royal Air Force’s self-styled ‘ambassadors for the United Kingdom’, and probably the best-known face of the air arm — never seemed a realistic proposition, any uncertainty surrounding the future of the RAF Aerobatic Team was put to rest yesterday, November 1.
China’s answer to the Growler
A dedicated electronic warfare (EW) version of the Shenyang J-16 fighter completed its maiden flight on December 18 last year.
Hellenic Phantoms – THE LEGEND CONTINUES
Over 40 years after its service entry with the Hellenic Air Force, and thoroughly rejuvenated by a wide-ranging upgrade program, the F-4 Phantom II remains an essential component of Greece’s Tactical Air Force planning.
iFly Service Pack 3.2.1 for FSX/FS9/P3D
The developers over at iFly have released a new service pack for iFly 737NG FSX, FS9 and P3D v2.2 versions.