Archive for July 16th, 2017

Russia’s next fighter is designated PAK DP

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The director general of the Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG (RSK MiG) revealed that the next fifth-generation fighter will be designated as PAK DP.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-31BM in flight
By Konstantin Tyurpeko (http://russianplanes.net/id161326) [CC BY-SA 4.0 or CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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F-16s at Misawa get M7.1 upgrade

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The 35th Fighter Wing’s F-16 fleet at Misawa air base, Japan are currently getting the M7.1 software upgrade.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sonethasinh Sayasaeng, a 35th Maintenance Squadron avionics technician, prepares an F-16 Fighting Falcon for an M7.1 upgrade at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 13, 2017. The upgrade will provide pilots with more tactical information to be applied to dynamic missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sonethasinh Sayasaeng, a 35th Maintenance Squadron avionics technician, prepares an F-16 Fighting Falcon for an M7.1 upgrade at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 13, 2017. The upgrade will provide pilots with more tactical information to be applied to dynamic missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert)


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Belarus MiG-29 burst into flames during take-off

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A Belarus MiG-29 was lost when its take-off ended in failure on Feb. 23. A footage of the incident was uploaded online recently.

First five Super Mushshaks delivered to Nigerian Air Force

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The first five of ten Super Mushshak trainers for the Nigerian Air Force has been delivered.

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