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U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey Conducts Qualifications Flights Aboard Italian Aircraft Carrier Cavour
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U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey Conducts Qualifications Flights Aboard Italian Aircraft Carrier Cavour

After completing the Sea Trials with the U.S. Marine Corps F-35B, the aircraft carrier Cavour conducted training with a USMC MV-22B Osprey. As already reported, the Italian Navy has recently declared the successful completion of [...] The post U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey Conducts Qualifications Flights Aboard Italian Aircraft Carrier Cavour appeared first on The Aviationist.
The U.S. Navy Is Testing A Towed Decoy Pod For The P-8A Poseidon
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The U.S. Navy Is Testing A Towed Decoy Pod For The P-8A Poseidon

The purpose-built pod for the P-8A Poseidon was developed from the experience with the ALE-55 Fiber-Optic Towed Decoy already used by the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. NAVAIR (Naval Air Systems Command) recently announced that a new [...] The post The U.S. Navy Is Testing A Towed Decoy Pod For The P-8A Poseidon appeared first on The Aviationist.
BAE Systems Tests SABER Technology For The New EC-37B Compass Call
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BAE Systems Tests SABER Technology For The New EC-37B Compass Call

SABER technology is part of a critical upgrade of the Compass Call system that will be rehosted on the EC-37B. BAE Systems successfully flight tested its Small Adaptive Bank of Electronic Resources (SABER) technology for [...] The post BAE Systems Tests SABER Technology For The New EC-37B Compass Call appeared first on The Aviationist.
No, A U.S. F-15E Pilot Did Not Wear A “Russian Patch”: It’s Only A 492nd Squadron’s “Red Air” Patch
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No, A U.S. F-15E Pilot Did Not Wear A “Russian Patch”: It’s Only A 492nd Squadron’s “Red Air” Patch

The “incriminated” photo of an F-15E pilot with a “Russian Patch” was published by the RAF Lakenheath’s Facebook page in a post about the Exercise Point Blank currently in progress in the UK. The U.S. [...] The post No, A U.S. F-15E Pilot Did Not Wear A “Russian Patch”: It’s Only A 492nd Squadron’s “Red Air” Patch appeared first on The Aviationist.
South Korea Has Just Unveiled A prototype Of Its First Domestically Developed KF-21 “Boramae”
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South Korea Has Just Unveiled A prototype Of Its First Domestically Developed KF-21 “Boramae”

The new South Korean next generation fighter, the KF-21 “Boramae”, appears to be an F-22 look-alike. South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in unveiled the first prototype of the KF-X, the next-generation fighter developed by KAI (Korea [...] The post South Korea Has Just Unveiled A prototype Of Its First Domestically Developed KF-21 “Boramae” appeared first on The Aviationist.
The New F-15EX Has Been Officially Named “Eagle II”
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The New F-15EX Has Been Officially Named “Eagle II”

The name for the newest aircraft of the U.S. Air Force has been announced today during the official rollout ceremony: F-15EX “Eagle II”. Today the U.S. Air Force held an official rollout ceremony at Eglin [...] The post The New F-15EX Has Been Officially Named “Eagle II” appeared first on The Aviationist.
Turkish Stars NF-5 Jet Crashes During Training Flight At Konya Air Base Killing Pilot
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Turkish Stars NF-5 Jet Crashes During Training Flight At Konya Air Base Killing Pilot

An NF-5 of the Turkish Air Force aerobatic display team Turkish Stars” has crashed at Konya. An NF-5 aircraft, belonging to the Turkish Air Force demonstration team “Türk Yıldızları” (Turkish Stars) crashed on Wednesday, Apr. [...] The post Turkish Stars NF-5 Jet Crashes During Training Flight At Konya Air Base Killing Pilot appeared first on The Aviationist.
First Flight Test Of Air Force’s Hypersonic AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) Fails
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First Flight Test Of Air Force’s Hypersonic AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) Fails

The first flight test of the AGM-183A ARRW failed on Monday, April 5, 2021, over the Point Mugu Sea Range. The U.S. Air Force’s long-awaited first flight test of its hypersonic AGM-183A ARRW (Air-launched Rapid [...] The post First Flight Test Of Air Force’s Hypersonic AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) Fails appeared first on The Aviationist.