US F-35Bs Board Japan’s Aircraft Carrier Becoming First Fixed-Wing Aircraft To Operate From Japanese Ship Since WWII

A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 242 conducts a low pass next to the Japanese Ship Izumo off the coast of Japan,

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WATCH: Strategic Air Command Goes Hollywood

The Film “Tall Man Five Five” Was a Tour de Force for SAC and the B-58 Produced for Convair and General Electric by Herschensohn Productions of Hollywood, with aerial photography…

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Sky Express (Greece) Airbus A320neo Video Trip Report

Greece was a big destination this summer since the country opened up to travelers a bit earlier than much of the rest of Europe. The islands were especially popular, and

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Italy And UK Are Integrating New European Weapons On The F-35 Lightning II

A Meteor BVR air-to-air missile is transported to a Royal Air Force F-35B. (Photo: MBDA/Jamie Hunter) ” data-medium-file=”https://i2.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/F-35_Italy_UK_New_Weapons_1.jpg?fit=460%2C257&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i2.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/F-35_Italy_UK_New_Weapons_1.jpg?fit=706%2C394&ssl=1″ /> The two countries will complete the integration of the Meteor

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U.S. Air Force Officially Activates 495th Fighter Squadron At RAF Lakenheath

Here is how the future 495th Fighter Squadron’s flagship F-35A might look like. (Original photo by U.S. Air Force  Master Sgt. Eric Burks, edited by Stefano D’Urso/The Aviationist) ” data-medium-file=”https://i2.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Lakenheath_F-35_Squadron_Activated_1.jpg?fit=460%2C257&ssl=1″

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The Furies: North American’s Only Navy Fighters

FJ Furies Came in Several Flavors But All Were Mostly Sabres at Heart North American Aviation (NAA) is justifiably famous for producing the B-25 Mitchell medium bomber and the P-51…

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BREAKING: Rolls-Royce F130 Engines Will Power Up the B-52H Fleet

The Program Will Provide New Engines and Other Updates to Keep BUFF Flying Through the 2050s According to the US Air Force, “The Department of the Air Force has awarded…

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Seasprite: Kaman’s Little Utility Helicopter Made a Big Impact on the Fleet

The SH-2 Served In Peace and War with Distinction for Nearly 40 Years The Kaman SH-2 Seasprite was designed in response to a 1956 US Navy requirement for a compact,…

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Super Rare Royal Saudi Air Force Boeing RE-3A Spy Plane Makes Stopover At RAF Waddington

The RSAF RE-3A TASS landing at RAF Waddington on Sept. 30, 2021. (All images: Martin Fox) ” data-medium-file=”https://i0.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/RE-3A.jpg?fit=460%2C257&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i0.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/RE-3A.jpg?fit=706%2C394&ssl=1″ /> The Royal Saudi Air Force Boeing RE-3A TASS (Tactical Airborne

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Let’s Focus On The Aerobatic Teams That Took Part In The Frecce Tricolori’s 60th Anniversary Airshow In Rivolto

All the display teams that took part in Rivolto Airshow. (Image credit: Author, Alessandro Fucito, Midnight Hawks). ” data-medium-file=”https://i2.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Rivolto_Aerobatic_Teams-top.jpg?fit=460%2C257&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i2.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Rivolto_Aerobatic_Teams-top.jpg?fit=706%2C394&ssl=1″ /> Although some had to cancel their participation at the

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