Archive for September 29th, 2017

Watch H-6K bomber being intercepted by F-16s

Posted in Air Force on September 29th, 2017 by alert5 – 2 Comments

The Chinese military has released footage of its H-6K bomber being intercepted by F-16s. Although the aircraft is blur out, the paint scheme of the F-16 is still discernible to rule out as the Mitsubishi F-2.


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Civilians hurt during airstrike in Afghanistan

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A missile malfunctioned during an airstrike near the international airport in Kabu, Afghanistan on Sept. 27, injuring an unspecific number of civilians.

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Pacific Aviation Museum adds F-16A to its collection

Posted in Heritage on September 29th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Pacific Aviation Museum in Hawaii has added a F-16A, # 80-0498, to its collection. The jet was donated by Dr. Lawrence Tseu in honor of his friend, retired USAF Gen. Gary North.

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Trainee pilot on solo punch out of Kiran trainer

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A Indian Air Force trainee pilot flying solo on a Kiran jet trainer had to eject after taking-off from Hakimpet Air Force Station on Sept. 28.

Canada considered getting Hornets from Kuwait

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Canada’s Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan revealed on Sept. 28 that besides Australia, Ottawa also approach Kuwait to buy over their F/A-18 Hornets.

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By Mike Freer – Touchdown-aviation [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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