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Flying an Aero L-39 Albatros Jet

Please excuse a little departure from covering race events and racecar modifications.  I figure there is a lot of overlap between interest in racecars and jets.   1,108 more words

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US F-22 Stealth Fighters Patrolling Skies above Russian Bases in Syria

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor stealth air superiority fighters are reportedly patrolling the skies above western and northwestern Syria, including Russian military bases protected by formidable Russian air defenses. 457 more words

Asia

Flying coffins in making? Second hand engines used in Sukhois

The IAF’s frontline Sukhoi 30 MKI is a multipurpose twin-seater supersonic fighter aircraft which is powered by two AL-31FP aero engines.

New Delhi: In a startling saga of compromises made on the safety and capability of India’s frontline fighter aircraft besides posing danger to the life of pilots, it has come to light that at least 18 of brand new Sukhoi 30 MKI had been fitted with already-used and secondhand engines. 299 more words

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Russia's S-300, S-400 and S-500 vs. America's F-35 and F-22: Who Wins?

For the Russians, solving the problem of targeting a low observable aircraft is something that they continue to work on—but it is doubtful the Moscow has resolved the issue. 1,000 more words

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Why Selling F-35s to Taiwan Is a Terrible Idea

Taiwan would be better off investing its limited resources in advanced surface-to-air missile systems.

The Trump White House is mulling a new package of arms sales to Taiwan, according to unconfirmed media reports. 1,295 more words

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Rheinmetall signed contract to supply ammunition for the F-35 stealth multirole fighter

German defence and automotive group Rheinmetall said on Monday it had booked a $6.5 million U.S. Air Force contract to supply ammunition for the F-35 multi-role fighter, adding that further orders were likely to follow. 310 more words