Featured by Jamie Hunter
Aug 3, 2021
The Truth About The Air Force's Biggest Changes To Pilot Training Since The Dawn Of The Jet AgeGeneral Wills faces a pilot shortage while saddled with a training system that's stayed largely the same for 60 years. Here's how it could change.
Jul 10, 2021
War Games In California And Florida Linked To Test Massive "Kill Web"Test pilot explains how the Air Force linked two major developmental exercises that included cutting-edge long-range targeting and autonomous drones.
Jun 21, 2021
U.S. Navy Adversary Unit Reveals Super Hornet Masquerading As Russia’s Top FighterNavy adversary squadron VFC-12 has unveiled a newly painted F/A-18E that looks like a Su-57 Felon as it commences the overhaul of its fleet.
May 18, 2021
How The Air Force Fires Live Missiles To Make Sure Pilots And Weapons Function In Actual CombatLive-fire training is about giving aircrews vital experience outside of the heat of combat and making sure the weapons they would use actually work.
Mar 15, 2021
Top British F-35 Pilot On How His Fledgling Team Is Forging Its Own Path ForwardA senior F-35 commander explains the triumphs and tribulations of operating the UK's first stealth fighter.
Mar 11, 2021
Air Force Combines Wargames To Make The Mother Of All Airpower Testing EventsThe Air Force has melded its Orange and Black Flag test events, and their exotic participants, to bring new capabilities to the fight even faster.
Feb 8, 2021
Boeing's Chief F-15 Test Pilot Talks Flying The Air Force's New Eagle On Its Maiden FlightThe F-15EX went to 40,000 feet and flew at twice the speed of sound on its first flight.
Feb 4, 2021
Sweden's Bigger Badder Gripen Fighter Packs A Lot Of Punch In An Incredibly Efficient PackageSweden took an evolutionary approach for its next fighter, carefully picking the features that would make it not just relevant, but also affordable.
Jan 26, 2021
Fighter Pilots Reveal Why You Don't Want To Mess With The A-10 Warthog In A DogfightPilots discuss how the A-10 Warthog's tight turning radius coupled with its big gun means it can sting even the best fighters in a dogfight.
Jan 15, 2021
How British Tornados Used A Special Weapon To Ravage Saddam’s Airfields In Daring Desert Storm RaidsSlamming Iraq’s bases at ultra low level with JP233 runway denial weapons was among the riskiest Royal Air Force combat actions since World War II.
Jan 13, 2021
Black Flag Rises: New “Super Bowl Of Test Exercises” Pushes USAF’s Top Weapons To Their LimitThe full story behind the Air Force’s new war games that will ensure interoperability and get new capabilities and tactics to front line units faster.
Dec 23, 2020
Fighter Pilots Are Taking Full Advantage Of The Air Force's Lifted Ban On Custom Helmet ArtWhile it's long been a fixture of naval aviation, recently relaxed Air Force rules mean its flyers now have some of the coolest helmet art we've seen.
Dec 21, 2020
Why The Navy Is Looking To End Carrier Qualifications Entirely For Its Pilots In TrainingThe Navy wants to overhaul how it trains its pilots due to recent innovations that have hit the fleet and the prospect of a new jet trainer.
Dec 14, 2020
Inside The Air Force's Elite Aggressor Program With One Of Its Top PilotsJourney into the shadowy world of the aggressors—where they came from, where they're going, what it takes to become one, and what it's like being one.
Nov 30, 2020
What It Is Like Flying The Most Advanced F-15 Eagle Ever BuiltA test pilot's perspective on Qatari F-15QA trials that will pave the way to deliveries in 2021, and help the development of the USAF’s new F-15EX.
Nov 20, 2020
America's Elite Flying Unit That Made The Recent Long-Range Hostage Rescue In Africa PossibleThe Nigerian rescue mission shows how CV-22B Ospreys and MC-130J Commando IIs based in the UK are truly America's "9-1-1" force.
Nov 16, 2020
These Are The Proposed Paint Schemes For The Navy's New Adversary Super HornetsMany of the paint jobs replicate those worn by Chinese, Russian, North Korean, and Iranian fighter aircraft.
Nov 13, 2020
Inside The Navy's Top Aggressor Squadron That Is About To Trade Its Hornets For Super HornetsThe Navy's “Fighting Omars” aggressor squadron will receive its Super Hornets in 2021. Here's how they plan to use them.
Oct 31, 2020
Pilots Provide Fascinating Commentary On Video Of America's Secret Red Eagles MiG SquadronThe presentation provides firsthand insights into the Red Eagles' activities during the twilight of the Cold War.
Oct 30, 2020
New Aggressor Squadron At Nellis Air Force Base Will Have Both F-16s And F-35s65th Aggressor Squadron will be re-established in 2021 and it will feature newer F-16s to complement its F-35s.
Oct 23, 2020
The A-10 Warthog Is Preparing For Its Biggest Upgrade In Over A DecadeA new large-area cockpit display and additional weapons are all in the grand plans to get the A-10 ready for higher-end missions.
Oct 16, 2020
Britain Banks On Tempest Future Fighter Program As Its Next Great Hope In Combat AirpowerBritain has new data to help make crucial decisions as to its pathway to future air dominance and a healthy indigenous aerospace and defense sector.
Oct 15, 2020
The EA-18G Growler Has Its Own Topgun School For Electronic Attack Instead Of DogfightingAn inside look at how 'Havoc' turns U.S. Navy EA-18G crews into wizards of the invisible art of electronic warfare.
Sep 28, 2020
Strike Eagle Pilot Gives A Detailed Walk Around Tour Of An F-15EVideo from the flightline at RAF Lakenheath includes details of the important relationship between the F-15E's pilot and weapon systems officer.
Sep 16, 2020