Archive for April 22nd, 2015

Indian Air Force might have to abandon intermediate-stage of pilot training

Posted in Air Force on April 22nd, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on Indian Air Force might have to abandon intermediate-stage of pilot training

The Indian Air Force may have to switch from a three to two-stage training phase for its fighter pilot trainees as the HAL HJT-36 Sitara is deemed unsuitable for training pilots in the intermediate stage.

Hindustan HJT-36 Sitara Krivchikov 2007
By Sergey Krivchikov [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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Saudi Arabia ends Operation Decisive Storm

Posted in Air Force on April 22nd, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on Saudi Arabia ends Operation Decisive Storm

The Saudi-led air strike campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen is coming to an end, according to Saudi state news agency SPA.

Lockheed Martin F-16E Fighting Falcon, United Arab Emirates - Air Force AN1299863
By Konstantin von Wedelstaedt [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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Indonesian Army UH-1D helicopter crash landed

Posted in Army on April 22nd, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on Indonesian Army UH-1D helicopter crash landed

A Indonesian Army UH-1D helicopter carrying out an autorotation training exercise crashed at Achmad Yani international airport on Apr. 21.

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Photo: Liputuan 6
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Poland selects Patriot, H225M

Posted in Air Force, Industry on April 22nd, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on Poland selects Patriot, H225M

Two major announcements from the Polish military yesterday. Firstly, Poland will enter exclusive talks to purchase the Patriot air defense system. Secondly, the Airbus Helicopters H225M Caracal is its preferred choice for a utility helicopter tender.

Eurocopter EC-725 Caracal Armée de lAir (FAF) SK - MSN 2802 (9690095936)
By Laurent ERRERA from L’Union, France [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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View from the back seat of a PAF FT-7

Posted in Air Force on April 22nd, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on View from the back seat of a PAF FT-7

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Exclusive Video Of JF-17s Escorting Chinese President's Plane#China #Pakistan #PakChinaFriendship #XiJinping #PMNawaz

Posted by SUCH TV on Monday, April 20, 2015