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F-35 In ‘Beast Mode’, Swing-Role Typhoons And Everything You’ll Find In The 2022 Calendar Of The Italian Air Force

The cover of the 2022 calendar. The 100-1 marks the fact that 2022 will lead to the centenary of the Italian Air Force that will be celebrated in 2023 (on Mar. 28, 2023). (All images: ItAF / Troupe Azzurra) The Italian Air Force 2022 Calendar Marks A Significant Change In The Service’s Communication Strategy. On …

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The F-35A Released B61-12 Joint Test Assemblies Completing Final Flight Test Of Nuclear Design Certification

An F-35A Lightning II takes off to complete the final test exercise of the nuclear design certification process at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Sept. 21, 2021 . Test pilots flew to the Tonopah Test Range at Nellis AFB and released two B61-12 Joint Test Assemblies from operationally realistic flight envelopes. (U.S. Air Force photo …

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U.S. Air Force Officially Activates 495th Fighter Squadron At RAF Lakenheath

Here is how the future 495th Fighter Squadron’s flagship F-35A might look like. (Original photo by U.S. Air Force  Master Sgt. Eric Burks, edited by Stefano D’Urso/The Aviationist) The “Valkyries” will be the first Europe-based USAF F-35 squadron, with the first aircraft expected to arrive at their new home later this year. During an official …

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Two Russian Tu-160s And Four Flankers Intercepted By Italian F-35s, Danish F-16s and Swedish Gripens Over The Baltic

One of the two Tu-160s involved in the June 15, 2021 mission over the Baltic. (Image credit: Russian MOD) Two Russian Tu-160s, two Su-27s and two Su-35s were escorted at various stages by NATO and Swedish fighters in the Baltic region. Two Russian Tu-160 (NATO reporting name “Blackjack”) bombers carried out an 8-hour mission over …

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Check Out These Awesome Shots Of Four RNoAF F-35A Jets Refueling For The First Time From A French C-135 Tanker

Four RNoAF F-35A “breaking” (All images: EMA COM) The aerial refueling of four RNoAF (Royal Norwegian Air Force) F-35A Lightning II stealth aircraft from a French Air Force C-135FR provided an opportunity for some great shots. Last week, a C-135 from Air Refueling Squadron (ERV) 4/31 “Sologne” from Istres Air Base 125, carried out an …