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How much do you know about fighter jets? [Quiz]

Since their invention at the end of the Second World War, fighter jets have become the backbone of every air force. To many aviation geeks, they represent the best of what aerospace engineering can create. Some of them such as Top Gun's F-14 Tomcat have even made their way into popular culture. But how much do you know about fighter jets?...


AeroTime Team
France, Germany sign European next gen fighter jet prototype deal

After long-lasting deliberations, France and Germany have officially agreed to develop a prototype of the next generation fighter jet. The deal, which is valued at €150 million over two years, has an objective to see the European combat plane demonstrator take to the skies by 2026....


Rytis Beresnevicius
BREAKING: Pakistan Shuts Down Its Airspace

BREAKING: As violence escalates in Kashmir once again between India and Pakistan, the latter has decided to close its commercial airspace. Read more:...


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Top 10 most advanced fighter jets in 2019

As more and more superpowers of the world move to fifth-generation fighter jets, we look at the top 10 most advanced Fighter Jets in 2019!...


Clement Charpentreau
Russia sends two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to Venezuela

Another week, another batch of Russian bombers hits the news. Two Russian Tu-160 "Blackjack" strategic bombers and several other transport aircraft were sent to Venezuela on December 11, 2018, alarming Washington, which sees the government of Venezuela as one of its adversaries.  ...


Clement Charpentreau
US Navy F/A-18 Hornet crashes in Philippine sea

After experiencing a mechanical problem, an F/A-18 Hornet fighter of the U.S. Navy crashed during a routine exercise in the Philippine Sea on November 12, 2018. Both pilots were rescued....


Ruta Burbaite
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 air-to-air kill of a smaller target drone in a training exercise late last year. ...


AeroTime Team
Opinion: F-35 program not ready for combat-testing

The troubled $1.5 trillion F-35 program is not ready to begin the critical combat-testing phase, the Pentagon’s testing director said in a previously undisclosed August memo obtained by the Center for Defense Information at the Project On Government Oversight (POGO). ...


AeroTime Team
Opinion: why Pentagon considers flying prop warplanes

Why has the U.S. Air Force been using costly warbirds to destroy mud huts, obliterate crude drug labs and take out terrorists for the past 16 years? ...


AeroTime Team
Opinion: F-35 program cutting corners on major design flaws

Officials in the F-35 Joint Program Office are making paper re-classifications of potentially life-threatening design flaws to make them appear less serious....