Archive for April, 2013

pak

PAK FA 1st flight tests

Air Force pilot of the Chkalov Flight Test Center made a PAK FA test flight for the first time. The plane took off the airfield of the M.M.Gromov Flight Research… Read more »

mig-21-2

A look back at the MiG-21

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-2 1 is one of the world’s best known and most used interceptors and its operational career on the front line was exceptionally long. The project of the… Read more »

bell-x-1

Breaking the sound barrier

Let’s have a look back on one of the most iconic aircraft which inspired many people to become a fighter pilot and pilot all over – the Bell X-1. Shortly… Read more »

a-10-thunderbolt

A-10 Thunderbolt fires laser guided rocket

The A-10 Thunderbolt is getting an upgrade as it fired its first laser guided rocket, which impacted only inches away from the target, demonstrating the power of such weapons. The… Read more »

su-35

China purchases 24 SU-35

China is continuing to build up its arsenal. With tensions rising in Korea, this maybe the second bad news of the week as China has agreed to buy two dozen… Read more »