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IAF Sukhoi-30 aircraft crashes in Barmer

A Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Wednesday 15.03.2017 crashed in Shivkar Kudla village in Rajasthan’s Barmer district, leaving three villagers injured. Both the pilots ejected safely.     “The Sukhoi aircraft crashed near Barmer while on a routine training sortie. Both the pilots ejected safely,” Defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish […]

Top pilots will fly Su-30SM jets over Moscow on Victory Day

The Russian Knights aerobatic group will fly the most advanced Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jets at Victory Parade on Moscow’s Red Square on May 9, Air Force Commander and Aerospace Force Deputy Chief Lieutenant-General Andrei Yudin said on Wednesday.   The aerobatic group earlier flew one-seat Su-27 and two-seat Su-27UB fighter jets for air stunts. “The […]

Irkut Corporation expands Su-30MKI Program

Irkut Corporation (a member of UAC) participates in AERO INDIA 2017 Air Show (Bangalore, 14-18 February). The corporate products are represented in models of Su-30MKI, Yak-130, MC-21, and Yak-152 aircraft at the stand of UAC. Su-30MKI multirole fighters are the exceptional exhibits of AERO INDIA 2017. These aircraft constitute the backbone of the Indian Air […]

New Engine For PAK FA Maiden Flight in 2017

Russia’s fifth-generation T-50 PAK FA (Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation) fighter jet with the new engine will make its first flight in the fourth quarter of 2017, the press service of Russia’s United Engine Corporation said on Tuesday.     “The first flight of the aircraft with the new engine is expected in the […]

Russian air wing returns from Syria

According to the press service of the Northern Fleet 03.02.2017, the first group of pilots of carrier-based aircraft of the Northern Fleet (NF) made a flight from the heavy aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” from the designated area of the Barents Sea based on the airfield in the Murmansk region, following the successful completion of tasks […]

Russia’s entire light fighter aviation will soon be armed with Mikoyan MiG-35

Russia’s entire light fighter aviation will soon be armed with Mikoyan MiG-35 (NATO reporting name: Fulcrum-F) aircraft, Russian Aerospace Force Commander-in-Chief Viktor Bondarev said on Friday. “Some time will pass and we’ll replace the entire light fighter element precisely with this class,” he said. MiG-35 fighter jets will also be delivered to the Swifts aerobatic […]

International presentation of the MiG-35 will take place on January 27

On January 27, 2017 the industrial complex of the Russian Aircraft Corporation “MiG” will host an international presentation of the MiG-35 aircraft, of the latest multi-functional complex. More than twenty countries around the world confirmed that they will be attending the ceremony. In addition, today, 26 January, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the industrial complex […]

Fighter Jet Crash at Air Show in Southern Thailand

Swedish-made Saab JAS 39 Gripen fighter jet crashed to the ground after going into a stunt maneuver during an airshow dedicated to Children’s Day, the Bangkok Post newspaper reported.       The airport was closed to clear the runaway, the news outlet said, adding that the authorities had open an investigation into the incident. […]

Russia’s Aerospace Force to fully renew aircraft by 2026

The Russian Aerospace Force will fully renew the pool of its aircraft and helicopters within ten years, Head of the Force’s Engineering and Aviation Service Colonel Yuri Sivokonenko said on Wednesday.       “The planned measures allow maintaining a high fitness level of aircraft while the pool of planes and helicopters will be fully […]

Another crash for F/A-Hornets

One of the Marine Corps’ F/A-18 Hornet jets crashed off Japan Wednesday, military officials tell CBS News, on the 75th Anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. The pilot, who was from the to 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Okinawa, ejected from the plane during a regular training mission at about 6:40 p.m. local time, 120 miles […]

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