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Top Gun 2: Maverick, Tom Cruise goes hypersonic?

The second trailer of the long-awaited Top Gun 2: Maverick, that will see Tom Cruise take back his iconic role as a fighter jet pilot, was released....


Clement Charpentreau
U.S. Navy new aircraft recovery system reaches milestone

The U.S. Navy announced that its newest aircraft recovery system, the Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG), had successfully completed its most demanding test event to date with 22 aircraft arrestments in just over 26 minutes....


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet to replace the German Tornado?

Since 2017, the German government has been actively looking to replace its aging fleet of Panavia Tornado aircraft. The strike aircraft that entered service in the 1970s is now even too old to participate in NATO missions. After eliminating the Lockheed F-35 and the Boeing F-15 SE, the German Ministry of Defense could now be favoring the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet over its homemade fighter jet, the Eurofighter Typhoon. In a scenario reminisc...


Clement Charpentreau
US Navy declares death of pilot in F-18 “Star Wars” canyon crash

UPDATED: After a day of research, the US Navy announced the death of the pilot of a single-seat F/A-18E Super Hornet jet that crashed in Death Valley National Park, California. The incident injured seven tourists on the ground....


Zivile Zalagenaite
Boeing to modernize U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Fleet

Boeing was awarded an up to up to $73 million  contract to modernize the U.S. Navy F/A-18 fleet, extending the life of existing Super Hornets from 6,000 to 9,000+ flight hours, the company announced on March 1, 2018....