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SUN n’ FUN starts the 2021 American Air Show Season
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SUN n’ FUN starts the 2021 American Air Show Season

The United States Navy Blue Angels 75th anniversary season kicks off with their “new” F/A-18E/F Super Hornets at SUN n’ FUN 2021. Officially known as the SUN n’ FUN Aerospace Expo, the famous airshow held [...] The post SUN n’ FUN starts the 2021 American Air Show Season appeared first on The Aviationist.
Italian Typhoons Deploy To Kuwait To Carry Out ISR Missions In Support Of Operation Inherent Resolve
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Italian Typhoons Deploy To Kuwait To Carry Out ISR Missions In Support Of Operation Inherent Resolve

The Italian Air Force Typhoons have arrived at Alì Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. Four F-2000A Typhoon jets, belonging to the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force) have deployed to Kuwait, to support Operation Inherent Resolve, [...] The post Italian Typhoons Deploy To Kuwait To Carry Out ISR Missions In Support Of Operation Inherent Resolve appeared first on The Aviationist.
Russian Tu-95 And Tu-160 Bombers Conduct Cruise Missile Exercise In “Surge” Of Military Drills Across The Country
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Russian Tu-95 And Tu-160 Bombers Conduct Cruise Missile Exercise In “Surge” Of Military Drills Across The Country

Both the Russian Aerospace Forces Tu-95MS “Bear H” and the Tu-160 “Blackjack” launched Kh-555 cruise missiles at a range in the Komi Republic. The Long-range Aviation Command of the Russian Air and Space Force conducted [...] The post Russian Tu-95 And Tu-160 Bombers Conduct Cruise Missile Exercise In “Surge” Of Military Drills Across The Country appeared first on The Aviationist.
Airbus Conducts New A400M Helicopter Air-To-Air Refueling Test Campaign
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Airbus Conducts New A400M Helicopter Air-To-Air Refueling Test Campaign

The tests with the A400M involved the day and night refueling of two French Air Force H225M Caracals. Airbus recently announced the successful completion of a new Helicopter Air-to-Air Refueling (HAAR) test campaign with the [...] The post Airbus Conducts New A400M Helicopter Air-To-Air Refueling Test Campaign appeared first on The Aviationist.
USAF Deploys Major Fighter Component to Poland
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USAF Deploys Major Fighter Component to Poland

USAF deployed 24 fighters to Poland. Twenty F-15s and four F-16s belonging to the U.S. Air Force deployed to Poland on Apr. 19, 2021. The two dozen USAF fighters arrived at Łask (EPLK) and Krzesiny [...] The post USAF Deploys Major Fighter Component to Poland appeared first on The Aviationist.
Force Multiplier: We Refuel F-35s, Tornado, Typhoons and Another KC-767 During Mission With Italian Air Force Tanker
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Force Multiplier: We Refuel F-35s, Tornado, Typhoons and Another KC-767 During Mission With Italian Air Force Tanker

We took part in a mission aboard the Italian Air Force KC-767 and had the opportunity to refuel receivers using different both the “flying boom” and “hose and drogue” systems. The Italian Air Force (Aeronautica [...] The post Force Multiplier: We Refuel F-35s, Tornado, Typhoons and Another KC-767 During Mission With Italian Air Force Tanker appeared first on The Aviationist.
Check Out This Dramatic Video of a TBM Avenger Ditching Yesterday at Cocoa Beach Airshow.
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Check Out This Dramatic Video of a TBM Avenger Ditching Yesterday at Cocoa Beach Airshow.

Valiant Air Command Pilot Makes Perfect Emergency Water Landing With TBM Avenger In Front Of Beach. Spectators captured dramatic video of the Valiant Air Command’s new Grumman TBM Avenger ditching (making an emergency water landing) on [...] The post Check Out This Dramatic Video of a TBM Avenger Ditching Yesterday at Cocoa Beach Airshow. appeared first on The Aviationist.