Archive for September 21st, 2015

Russian military jets over Syria, Su-24?

Posted in Air Force on September 21st, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on Russian military jets over Syria, Su-24?

A video that was reported to have been filmed in Syria shows four Su-24s in formation with a large transport plane over Homs.


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Venezuelan Air Force Su-30MKV pilots confirm killed in crash

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro confirmed that two Su-30MKV pilots that were missing when their jet crashed on Sept. 17 had died.

Venezuelan Air Force Sukhoi SU-30MK2 AADPR-2
By André Austin Du-Pont Rocha (Mexico Air Spotters M.A.S.) [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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Canada was in talks to acquire Mistral carrier before elections were called

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Canadian politicians were actively engaging France to try acquire a Mistral helicopter carrier that was built for Russia.

Севастополь - Saint-Nazaire décembre 2014
By Ludovic Péron (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Israeli Air Force’s first operational UAV mission 44 years ago

Posted in Air Force, UAV on September 21st, 2015 by alert5 – Comments Off on Israeli Air Force’s first operational UAV mission 44 years ago

The first Israeli Air Force operational unmanned aerial vehicle mission took place 44 years ago on Sept. 22, 1971.

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Photo: Israeli Air Force
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USN T-6 crashed in New Mexico

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Two people aboard a U.S. Navy T-6A Texan II were slightly injured after they ejected during a training mission over Las Cruces, New Mexico.

USN T-6 Texan II (2782456695)
By RAF-YYC from Calgary, Canada (USN T-6 Texan IIUploaded by russavia) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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