The Last Surviving WW2 Heavy Bombers

In this video, we take a brief look at the surviving WWII heavy bombers. In this list of eight heavy bomber types that are still surviving in 2023, two of them come from Axis nations.  8. Boeing B-17 Starting with the most numerous of the lot, we start with the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. 12,731 […] More

Thunderbird Pilot Shares 10 Facts About F-15EX, C, and E

In this post, we’re going to talk about the ten hidden facts about the F-15 that you probably didn’t know according to a former Thunderbird pilot. Let’s get on to it! 10. The F-15 can fly at over Mach 2.5  This is the F-15C configuration, and according to Ryan, a former Thunderbird F-16C and Strike […] More

Top 10 Aerial Combat Films

Here’s a list of aviation movies that focus on combat, dogfights, and so much more. From WWII classics to Cold War stories, here’s the list of the ten best aerial combat movies of all time: 10. Les Chevaliers Du Ciel This 2005 French military action film is known internationally as Sky Fighters.  While the plot […] More

B-25 Mitchell “Berlin Express” Starts Her Loud Engines

Hop Aboard the Berlin Express Throughout WWII, almost 10,000 B-25 Mitchells came out of the factory to fight for the Allies in the air. Today, seeing these medium bombers out and about gets rarer by the day. This Mitchell, which they call the “Berlin Express,” came out of the Inglewood factory in 1943. It was […] More

How Marine Pilots Fly The $84 Million Osprey

Awesome Machine The V-2 Osprey is one of the first production tilt-rotor aircraft in the world. With a price tag of about $84 million, it can take off vertically like a helicopter but can also convert into an airplane mode, which can fly up to 300 miles per hour.  In other words, this awesome piece […] More

Which Country is Flying the Most Deadly Fighter Jet in 2024

To win a modern war, one should have the best fighters. In this post, we’ll talk about the best of the best that’s currently taking to the skies in 2024:  10. Su-35 (Russia) Russia suffered a confirmed three losses of Su-35s in the current war and believes all were because of ground-based air defenses. However, […] More

Sopwith Camel: The Most Dangerous Aircraft of WWI

Armed with its twin machine guns and the proud owner of nearly 1,300 air kills in its lifetime, the Sopwith Camel was an iconic aircraft of the biplane era.  Development The Camel was the brainchild of Sopwith’s chief engineer Herbert Smith. The plane would have its first test flight on December 22, 1916, piloted by […] More

How Carrier Strike Groups Operate

The carrier strike group is a highly flexible naval force operating anywhere in the world in all weather conditions. Which brings us to the next question – How does a Carrier Strike Group work? Primary Role The main role of the group is to project power. Meanwhile, escort ships and submarines are primarily responsible for […] More

The Plane that Almost Melted – The Fastest Flight Ever Mach 6.7

On October 3rd, 1967, Major William “Pete” J. Knight’s North American X-15 began tearing through the atmosphere with a record-breaking speed of 4,520 miles per hour – equal to Mach 6.7. Soon, the temperature of the aircraft’s exterior reached 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit and was melting around its pilot.  Age of Supersonic Flight In the 1950s, […] More

5 Facts About The Ultimate Rebel Crusher Plane – A-29 Super Tucano

The A-29 Super Tucano is a Brazilian-made turboprop light attack aircraft that’s widely known for its versatility and resilience even in the toughest environments around the world.  Here are five facts that you need to know about this ultimate rebel crusher plane: 1. It’s one of the fiercest planes of its class It has a […] More

Why The US Air Force Is Getting An Upgrade

Have you ever wondered what would America’s future air force look like in the next couple of decades? What insane new aircraft they would be deploying, what new jets they would be flying, and what cutting technology is right around the corner?  A Replacement to the Raptor A prototype aircraft has already been in the […] More

Top 10 Best Fighter Jets in the World 2023

Fighter jets are the backbone of modern air warfare. These jets can conduct air-to-air and air-to-ground combat operations and are designed to be fast, agile, and heavily armed, capable of dominating the skies in any conflict. Here is a list of the top ten best fighter jets in the world in 2023: 10. Saab Jas […] More