Archive for October 26th, 2017

Bulgaria’s MiG-29 pilots are still not flying on second consecutive day

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Bulgarian National Radio reported that for a second consecutive day, MiG-29 flights at Graf Ignatievo air base are canceled.

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By Master Sgt. Andrew Moseley (https://www.dvidshub.net/image/2070605) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Northrop Grumman is out of MQ-25 race

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Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush disclosed during an earnings call on Oct. 25 that his company has decided against competiting in the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 carrier-borne aerial refueler race.

X-47B operating in the Atlantic Test Range (modified)
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Syrian Arab Air Force promotional video

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Nose art commemorates 50th anniversary of Lockheed D-21

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Renowned aviation artist Mike Machat was commissioned by the 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base for a nose art to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Lockheed D-21 supersonic reconnaissance drone.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Kenji Thuloweit
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