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Two pilots die in Ukrainian fighter crash, U.S. pilot 'involved'
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Two pilots die in Ukrainian fighter crash, U.S. pilot 'involved'

A two-seat Ukrainian fighter jet has crashed during a joint exercise with NATO air forces, killing both the pilot and co...

Clément Charpentreau
F-35s back in skies after two days of worldwide grounding
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F-35s back in skies after two days of worldwide grounding

More than 80% of the global fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35s was back in the air on October 15, 2018, after being grounded...

Clément Charpentreau
USAF may have lost some of its best fighters in Hurricane Michael
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USAF may have lost some of its best fighters in Hurricane Michael

Throughout the second week of October 2018, Hurricane Michael ravaged the eastern coast of the United States, killing at...

AeroTime Team
Embraer KC-390 multi-mission airlift makes maiden flight
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Embraer KC-390 multi-mission airlift makes maiden flight

Embraer completes a maiden flight of the first series production multi-mission medium airlift KC-390....

Clément Charpentreau
F-16 destroyed after friendly fire on Belgian air base
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F-16 destroyed after friendly fire on Belgian air base

A Belgian F-16 fighter was damaged beyond repair on October 11, 2018, on Florennes Air Base (ICAO: EBFS) near Dinant, Be...

Clément Charpentreau
Russia cancels heavy drone program
Defense
Russia cancels heavy drone program

Russian Ministry of Defense is stopping development of a heavy strike UAV “Altair”, according to reports by...

Clément Charpentreau
BREAKING: Russian MiG-29 fighter crashes near Moscow
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BREAKING: Russian MiG-29 fighter crashes near Moscow

A MiG-29 fighter jet crashed in a forest near Moscow, Russia, during a training mission. Both pilots ejected in time, bu...

Clément Charpentreau
Khartoum airport closed after collision of two military planes
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Khartoum airport closed after collision of two military planes

Khartoum International Airport (KRT), the main airport of the Sudanese capital, was temporarily closed on October 3, 201...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
US military suffers first crash of F-35 during training mission

  A Lockheed Martin F-35B (STOVL version) belonging to the U.S. Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 cras...

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Defense
Boeing wins U.S. Air Force T-X pilot training program contract

U.S. Air Force pilots will soon train for combat with T-X jets and simulators from Boeing. $9.2 billion award funds 351...

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Defense
Boeing MH-139 to replace USAF UH-1N Huey fleet

Boeing will provide its MH-139 helicopter and related support to the U.S. Air Force to replace the more than 40-year-old...

Rūta Burbaitė
Defense
MQ-9 Reaper downs target drone in first air-to-air kill

A U.S. Air Force officer revealed on September 18, 2018, that a MQ-9 Reaper drone scored a first-of-its-kind unmanned ai...

Lockheed Martin delivers 400th EOTS for F-35
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Defense
Lockheed Martin delivers 400th EOTS for F-35

Lockheed Martin  delivers the 400th Electro-Optical Targeting System  for the F-35 Lightning II stealth f...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Russian bombers flight around British airspace put RAF on alert

  Two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers made a show of force near the British airspace on September 21,...

Clément Charpentreau
Defense
Space and major warfare, new challenges for the USAF

Civil aviation is not the only sector lacking manpower. The United States Air Force could be in a dire need of employees...