Tuesday, July 27
Let’s Explore The HC-130J Combat King II With This Amazing Walkaround Tour
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Let’s Explore The HC-130J Combat King II With This Amazing Walkaround Tour

The HC-130J is the only dedicated fixed-wing Personnel Recovery aircraft of the U.S. Air Force, which supports long-range rescue missions thanks to its extended endurance. Following the walkaround tours of the HH-60G Pave Hawk and [...] The post Let’s Explore The HC-130J Combat King II With This Amazing Walkaround Tour appeared first on The Aviationist.
Legendary F-14 Pilot Dale ‘Snort’ Snodgrass Dies In A Tragic Plane Crash
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Legendary F-14 Pilot Dale ‘Snort’ Snodgrass Dies In A Tragic Plane Crash

Snodgrass was the sole occupant of a SIAI-Marchetti SM.1019 that crashed at Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport. The legendary F-14 Tomcat pilot Dale “Snort” Snodgrass, the type’s most experienced pilot, tragically lost his life on [...] The post Legendary F-14 Pilot Dale ‘Snort’ Snodgrass Dies In A Tragic Plane Crash appeared first on The Aviationist.
Let’s Have A Look At All The Latest Claims About ‘Checkmate’, Russia’s New Light Tactical Fighter
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Let’s Have A Look At All The Latest Claims About ‘Checkmate’, Russia’s New Light Tactical Fighter

Several things have been said about Sukhoi Checkmate, the latest Russian 5th generation aircraft unveiled earlier this week. Let’s review them. As already reported in detail, the Sukhoi “Checkmate“, Russia’s new 5th generation fighter aircraft [...] The post Let’s Have A Look At All The Latest Claims About ‘Checkmate’, Russia’s New Light Tactical Fighter appeared first on The Aviationist.
First Dassault Rafale Aircraft Has Been Officially Delivered To Greece
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First Dassault Rafale Aircraft Has Been Officially Delivered To Greece

The first Rafale jet for the Hellenic Air Force has been delivered to Greece today. The Hellenic Air Force (HAF) took delivery of the first Rafale, a two-seater B model, during a ceremony hosted by [...] The post First Dassault Rafale Aircraft Has Been Officially Delivered To Greece appeared first on The Aviationist.
Here Are The Most Interesting Details We Have Noticed In The Official Unveiling Of Russia’s ‘Checkmate’ Fighter Jet
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Here Are The Most Interesting Details We Have Noticed In The Official Unveiling Of Russia’s ‘Checkmate’ Fighter Jet

The Checkmate light stealth fighter was officially presented today at MAKS 2021. Here are some interesting things we have noticed in the presentation. The much awaited official unveiling of the Sukhoi “Checkmate“, Russia’s new 5th [...] The post Here Are The Most Interesting Details We Have Noticed In The Official Unveiling Of Russia’s ‘Checkmate’ Fighter Jet appeared first on The Aviationist.
Using ADS-B Data And Satellite Imagery To “Observe” Interesting Military Aircraft Movements (And Intercepts)
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Using ADS-B Data And Satellite Imagery To “Observe” Interesting Military Aircraft Movements (And Intercepts)

New open source tools complement ADS-B and allow you to spot military activities (including close encounters) all around the world. We have been researching ADS-B as a tool to carry out OSINT (Open Sources INTelligence) [...] The post Using ADS-B Data And Satellite Imagery To “Observe” Interesting Military Aircraft Movements (And Intercepts) appeared first on The Aviationist.
And Here’s Yet Another Image Of Russia’s New Fighter Concept That Will Be Officially Unveiled Tomorrow
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And Here’s Yet Another Image Of Russia’s New Fighter Concept That Will Be Officially Unveiled Tomorrow

Russia’s new stealthy fighter concept, the Sukhoi “CheckMate”, is expected to be unveiled on July 20, the opening day of MAKS. Russia’s new 5th generation aircraft concept, the “CheckMate”, believed to be developed by the [...] The post And Here’s Yet Another Image Of Russia’s New Fighter Concept That Will Be Officially Unveiled Tomorrow appeared first on The Aviationist.
Here’s The First Clear Image Of The “CheckMate”, Russia’s New Stealth Fighter Design
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Here’s The First Clear Image Of The “CheckMate”, Russia’s New Stealth Fighter Design

Markings suggest Russia’s new stealth fighter might be designated the Sukhoi Su-75 “CheckMate”. Some new interesting images of the new Russian 5th generation aircraft, the “CheckMate” have started to appear online ahead of MAKS 2021 [...] The post Here’s The First Clear Image Of The “CheckMate”, Russia’s New Stealth Fighter Design appeared first on The Aviationist.
Check Out These Detailed Shots Of The Massive XB-70 Valkyrie Mach 3 Super Bomber’s Cockpit
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Check Out These Detailed Shots Of The Massive XB-70 Valkyrie Mach 3 Super Bomber’s Cockpit

Take a look at these detailed photographs of the XB-70 Valkyrie’s interior. The iconic North American XB-70 Valkyrie was the most ambitious super-bomber project of the Cold War. The massive six-engine bomber was slated to [...] The post Check Out These Detailed Shots Of The Massive XB-70 Valkyrie Mach 3 Super Bomber’s Cockpit appeared first on The Aviationist.
Here’s Our First Look At Russia’s New Stealth Fighter Jet
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Here’s Our First Look At Russia’s New Stealth Fighter Jet

Rostec published some photos of a new design (or mock up) of a 5th generation fighter jet ahead of MAKS 2021 airshow next week. Photos started circulating on Twitter on Jul. 15, 2021, of an [...] The post Here’s Our First Look At Russia’s New Stealth Fighter Jet appeared first on The Aviationist.