South Korean F-5E Crashes, Pilot Killed

January 12, 2022 @ 07:03 AM

A South Korean Air Force pilot died on Tuesday after the F-5E jet he was flying in crashed. According to an official statement, an engine fire warning light turned on for the plane's left and right sides after the takeoff at a Suwon base at 1:44 p

A-10 Thunderbolts Help Marine F-35B Find Targets

January 11, 2022 @ 06:10 AM

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First Flight of NASA’s X-59 ‘Quiet’ SuperSonic Aircraft in 2022, Ground Tests...

January 7, 2022 @ 09:38 AM

The X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology aircraft (QueSST) developed by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will make its first flight by the end of this year. Following the X-planes temporary move from Lockheed Martins Skunk Works in California to their facilities in Texas, the X-59 is set to start 2022 with...

Upgraded L-39NG Jet has Thrice the Lifespan than the L-39 Albatross

January 7, 2022 @ 05:41 AM

The new L-39NG jet would have three times longer lifespan the original L-39 Albatross, recent fatigue tests conducted by Aero Vodochody show. The aircraft successfully passed difficult fatigue tests of five lifespans simulation

HAL's Intermediate Jet Trainer Demonstrates Six Turn Spins

January 6, 2022 @ 11:53 AM

Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has announced that the Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) also known as the HJT-36 Sitara carried out six turn spins to the right as well as left. The spin testing of an aircraft is the most crucial phase of its flight testing

Turkey to Open Engineering Facility for TF-X Fighter Jet Development

January 5, 2022 @ 01:11 PM

Turkey will open its National Combat Aircraft (MMU)s Engineering Center and Composite Production Building dedicated to the development of the TF-X fighter jet in a ceremony to be held on January 6. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is also expected to attend the ceremony to be held at the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) facility – the institution that will run the new centers, government-owned Anadolu Agency reported Wednesday

First U.S. Marine Corps' F-35C Squadron Deploys Abroad Abraham Lincoln Aircraft Carrier...

January 5, 2022 @ 09:38 AM

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314 of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) departed San Diego Bay with Carrier Air Wing Nine aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) as the first Marine squadron to deploy the F-35C on an aircraft carrier. “The Black Knights deployment of F-35C Lightning II aboard USS Abraham Lincoln is the newest chapter in the Marine Corps long history of naval integration,” said Maj

F-35 Program Delivers 142 Aircraft in 2021

January 4, 2022 @ 09:29 AM

Lockheed Martin and partners have handed over 142 F-35 fighters to the United States military and its allies in 2021. In 2021, two new countries – Switzerland and Finland – selected the F-35 for their new fighter jet programs

South Korean F-35A Makes Emergency Landing

January 4, 2022 @ 08:25 AM

An F-35A fighter operated by the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) reportedly made an emergency landing during a training session Tuesday due to avionic system issues. The radar-evading jet made the belly landing on a runway at an air base in Seosan, 151km south of Seoul, at 12:51 p

Testing of Russian Su-30SM Jet with Powerful AL-41F-1S Engine to be Completed...

January 3, 2022 @ 02:35 PM

Russia will finish testing the Su-30SM jet equipped with a more powerful AL-41F-1S engine derived from the Su-35 fighter in December 2023. The increased thrust will enable the Su-30SM jet to carry more weapons or fly at a higher speed

Rosoboronexport to Focus on Drones and Defensive Systems in 2022

January 1, 2022 @ 01:30 PM

Russia's state-owned Rosoboronexport plans to expand its range of weapons for export including robots and drones, next year. “Next year we are placing our stakes on the development of proposals in the field of unmanned aviation and robotics, high-tech products with elements of artificial intelligence, high-precision ammunition