Archive for April 5th, 2016

South Korea to flight test Falcon 2000 ELINT aircraft in Texas this week

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A new ELINT platform, based on the Falcon 2000 business jet, for the Republic of Korea Air Force will be making its first flight this week in Texas.

Dassault Falcon 2000 AN0514530
By JetPix [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons

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RAF to form two new Eurofighter squadrons using Tranche 1 aircraft

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The Royal Air Force has elected to pull all 24 Eurofighter Tranche 1 aircraft from existing squadrons and assign them to two new squadrons that will be tasked with homeland air defense duties.

Royal Air Force Typhoon Jet Fighter MOD 45152009
Photo: SAC Andrew Seaward/MOD [OGL], via Wikimedia Commons
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YouTube: The Evolution of the Head-Up Display (HUD)

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Photos and video of USAF F-15s arrival in Iceland

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Four F-15Cs from the 104th Fighter Wing and 144th Fighter Wing have arrived in Iceland on Apr. 4 to support Icelandic Air Surveillance.

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Photos: U.S. Air Force
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RoKAF lifts KF-16 flying ban

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The Republic of Korea Air Force has resume partial flying operations for the KF-16 on Apr. 4. A ban was implement last week after a KF-16D crashed on Mar. 30.

KF-16D High AOA (Angle of Attack), Low-altitude, Low-airspeed demo flight
By Doo Ho Kim (http://www.flickr.com/photos/titicat/3810451257/) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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