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f 117 honeywell and northrop grumman testbeds ngj mb and more at work during northern edge
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F-117, Honeywell and Northrop Grumman Testbeds, NGJ-MB And More At Work During Northern Edge

F-117, Honeywell Boeing 757 and Northrop Grumman CRJ during NE 23-1 (All images credit: Dyllen Patillo @a10patillo) Besides the F-117 Nighthawk Stealth jets, other really interesting assets and systems took part in Northern Edge (NE 23-1) exercise in Alaska. As reported in detail in a previous article, earlier this month, U.S. Air Force F-117 Nighthawks …

updates on the fa 50pl and polandac280c299s interest in kf 21 block ii
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Updates On The FA-50PL And Poland’s Interest in KF-21 Block II

ROKAF FA-50 #004 Prototype with Cobham Probe Attachment for PAF FA-50PL (Image credit: KAI via Twitter account @hornetysfs)) The first modified FA-50 with aerial refueling kit broke cover recently. On April 21, 2023, Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) released new pictures of their first modified FA-50 with the aerial refuelling kit attachment. Intended for Poland’s second …

watch argentine presidential b757 pull off a low level stunt on arrival at buenos aires
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Watch Argentine Presidential B757 Pull Off A Low Level Stunt On Arrival At Buenos Aires

The new Presidential B757 during its low level turn (Image credit: The Aviationist using screengraps from @PlanesSpotterAr) The Argentine “Air Force One” made a crazy low level pass over Buenos Aires airport. Late in the afternoon on May 25, 2023, Argentine took delivery of its new Boeing 757-200 in VVIP configuration. The aircraft, sporting a …

flying ga on the holidays
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Flying GA on the Holidays

It’s going to be a busy, crowded Memorial Day weekend, especially for those traveling by air, according to forecasts. The FAA said it expects nearly 313,000 flights during the seven days it counts as the holiday period. This would surpass last year’s total for the same period but fall several thousand flights short of pre-pandemic …

first photo showing ukrainian su 24 armed with storm shadow cruise missiles emerges
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First Photo Showing Ukrainian Su-24 Armed With Storm Shadow Cruise Missiles Emerges

The photo signed by the UK’s Secretary of Defence showing a Su-24 armed with Storm Shadow missiles. (Photo: Ukraine’s Minister of Defence via @UAWeapons on Twitter, edited by The Aviationist) The Fencer was long rumored to be the Ukrainian aircraft of choice for using the British-supplied cruise missile. Two weeks after the announcement of the …

the sled driver has flown west sr 71 pilot brian shul in the words of a close friend and fellow aviator
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‘The Sled Driver Has Flown West’: SR-71 Pilot Brian Shul In The Words Of A Close Friend And Fellow Aviator

Two of Brian Shul’s most famous shots: his favorite photo he took of the SR-71 from the Boom Operator position of a KC-135Q and a self portrait in the cockpit of the Blackbird (Image credit: Brian Shul via Edward Pernotto) Celebrated SR-71 pilot, author and Vietnam hero Brian Shul has Died. His presentations and books …

remembering brian shul
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Remembering Brian Shul

Brian Shul—SR-71 Blackbird pilot, inspirational speaker, photographer, author, and gifted storyteller has flown west. He was 75. According to a social media post from his sister, Maureen Shul, on Monday, Shul was speaking in front of a large military group in Reno, Nevada, on Saturday night. As was his custom, he ended the event by …

f 117 stealth jets fitted with radar reflectors in new photos from alaska
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F-117 Stealth Jets (Fitted With Radar Reflectors) In New Photos From Alaska Exercise

A U.S. Air Force F-117 Nighthawk lands at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska during Northern Edge 23-1, May 10, 2023. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sheila deVera, edit by TheAviationist) The F-117s have operated from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson for NE 23-1 earlier this month. But the most interesting thing is the presence of the removable radar …