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Sun ‘n Fun Day 1 Gallery

Sun ‘n Fun is off to a great start, and while a Tuesday kickoff usually guarantees a gradual start to the show–with bands of severe weather keeping south-going planes stranded up north—this year’s Tuesday couldn’t have gone much better. The new head of the show, Gene Conrad, has made changes galore around the grounds, all …

declassified video shows how b 52 crews would conduct nuclear strikes during cold war
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Declassified Video Shows How B-52 Crews Would Conduct Nuclear Strikes During Cold War

Screenshots from the video showing the B-52 during the fictional nuclear strike and a B-57 bomber navigating near a nuclear explosion. A 1960 Strategic Air Command training video familiarized B-52 crews with the devastating effects of nuclear weapons and how to navigate through a nuclear battlefield. The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) recently …

italy one step closer to convert two green g 550s to ec 37b compass call configuration
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Italy One Step Closer To Convert Two ‘Green’ G-550s to EC-37B Compass Call Configuration

Main image: a G550 CAEW. The EC-37B is externally quite similar to the CAEW (Image credit: David Cenciotti); in the left box: EC-37B (USAF); right: green G550 (Giovanni Maduli) Two “green” Gulfstreams will be equipped with the Compass Call mission system as part of the Joint Airborne Multi-Mission Multi-Sensor System program. Italy is about to …

u s rc 135 intelligence gathering jet flying unprecedented mission inside finlands airspace
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U.S. RC-135 Intelligence Gathering Jet Flying Unprecedented Mission Inside Finland’s Airspace

A U.S. Air Force RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Taylor Crul) Operating from the Finnish airspace, the U.S. ISR (Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance) aircraft can spy on the Russian forces near the border with Finland. Flying as JAKE 11, the Boeing RC-135W Rivet Joint #62-4131 aircraft is currently flying a …

prototype of aw249 attack helicopter in combat livery flies for the first time
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Prototype Of AW249 Attack Helicopter In Combat Livery Flies For The First time

The prototype of the AW249 during its first flight on Mar. 19, 2023. (Reader’s submission) Another AW249 NEES has flown. This one sports the standard olive drab paint scheme used by the Italian Army helicopters. A new Leonardo AW249 NEES (Nuovo Elicottero da Esplorazione e Scorta / New Exploration and Escort Helicopter), has carried out its …