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New Positions, Promotions, Honors And Elections (Jan. 27, 2020) [email protected]… Thu, 01/23/2020 - 21:16 NASA has promoted Robert Pearce to associate administrator for the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate. He was acting associate administrator and has held a number of strategic executive and program management positions at NASA. Pearce succeeds Jaiwon... Read more
Published 17 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
FAA Issues Advisory for Pilots: Large Military GPS Jamming Exercise in Southeast. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a flight advisory for January 16-24 warning civilian and commercial pilots that, “GPS testing is [...]... Read more
Published 18 hours ago
From: The Aviationist
By Tom Demerly
Aircraft Was Fighting Fires in Monaro, New South Wales. Three Americans are reported dead in the crash of a C-130 Hercules, registration N134CG, firefighting aircraft in the Monaro area of New South Wales, Australia. The [...]... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: The Aviationist
By Tom Demerly
Alleged fuel transfer anomalies experienced by a Voyager tankers forced the 5 F-35s to perform an unscheduled visit to Lajes. On Jan. 22, 2020, five RAF F35B Lightining belonging to 617 Sqn “Dambusters”, departed their [...]... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
USAF Maj. Josh “Cabo” Gunderson Takes Over from Maj. Paul Lopez as New F-22 Demo Boss. “When you feel like quitting, remember why you started.” That’s what USAF Major Joshua Gunderson, call sign “Cabo”, said [...]... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: The Aviationist
By Tom Demerly
The anniversary was marked by two formation flights of 10 F-16s over the country. On Jan. 17, 2020, the Royal Danish Air Force celebrated the 40th anniversary since the acceptance of the first F-16. For [...]... Read more
Published 2 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By Stefano D'Urso
F-35s can be tracked online almost daily. However, the fact that the IDF allowed journalists to post the screenshots of its stealth jet tracking on FR24.com is worth a comment. On January 20, 2020, an [...]... Read more
Published 2 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By Stefano D'Urso
Here are some great aerial refueling shots taken with a telescope. To maintain currency the pilots have to train numerous procedures so that they simply do not forget how to execute them. Aerial refueling is [...]... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By Jacek Siminski
The NGJ-LB system will replace the current, aging AN/ALQ-99 Tactical Jamming System (TJS). The NGJ (Next Generation Jammer) is a U.S. Navy program to augment, and ultimately replace the EA-18G Growler aircraft’s aging ALQ-99 TJS [...]... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
Here are the F-4EJ and RF-4E/EJ jets launching from Hyakuri at the beginning of their last operational year in the JASDF (Japanese Air Self Defense Force). Fantastic (or if you prefer, considered the topic, “Phantastic”) [...]... Read more
Published 4 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
The 116th Squadron “Lions of the South”, based at Nevatim in southern Israel, is the second Israeli Air Force unit to be equipped with the “Adir”. On Jan. 16, 2020, the IAF officially reopened the [...]... Read more
Published 5 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
Happy New Year! Heck, happy new decade while we’re at it. With the closing of each year I invest a considerable amount of time in reflection before setting my goals and aspirations for the future. A perennial resolution I have set (and then catastrophically failed to meet) has been to... Read more
Published 7 days ago
From: Arline Reporter
By JL Johnson
We Asked Capt. Eric Doyle About How Super Hornets Will Change Blue Angel Demo. Despite a gusty crosswind ripping over MCAS Miramar, we managed to have a quick conversation with 2019 Blue Angel #1 and [...]... Read more
Published 8 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By Tom Demerly
Here are some cool images of more than a dozen Egyptian Fulcrums taking part in a readiness exercise. As part of the Qadir-2020 exercise, the Al Quwwat Al Jawwiya Il Misriya (Egyptian Air Force) carried [...]... Read more
Published 8 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
The helicopter, based on the commercial AW119, will replace the TH-57 Sea Ranger. The U.S. Navy announced on January 13, 2020 the award of the contract for the new TH-73A helicopter to AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation, [...]... Read more
Published 9 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By Stefano D'Urso
The IAF is now investigating why the Baraks weren’t moved from their underground hangars Last week Israel was hit by heavy rains which caused widespread flooding in several cities. Military installations weren’t spared by the [...]... Read more
Published 9 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By Stefano D'Urso
The JASDF transport aircraft at work at Iruma Air Base. Developed beginning in 1966 with production started in 1971, the Kawasaki C-1 is a twin-engined short-range military transport aircraft in service with the 402nd Tactical [...]... Read more
Published 10 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
International Pressure and Mounting Intelligence Data Force Iran’s Admission. According to Iran’s state television, the Iranian military has reported accidentally shooting down Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 flight PS752 on Wednesday, January 8, over Tehran [...]... Read more
Published 13 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By Tom Demerly
Embraer Legacy 450/500 and Praetor 500/600 [email protected]… Fri, 01/10/2020 - 21:31 The Legacy 450 and 500 and Praetor 500 and 600 are two series of business jets that are produced by Brazilian manufacturer Embraer. Although they have different commercial designations, the Legacy 450 and Praetor 500 and Legacy 500 and... Read more
Published 13 days ago
From: Aviation Week
The Chinooks of the “Night Stalkers” have received the new AN/AAQ-24 large aircraft infrared countermeasure (LAIRCM) system. The photographs in this post were taken on Jan. 9, 2020, at Portland International Airport, by our friend [...]... Read more
Published 13 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
Let’s Examine the Dangerous History of Civil Airliner Shoot-Downs by The Military. As we have reported yesterday, U.S., British and Canadian officials are “confident” that Iran (mistakenly) fired two surface-to-air missiles at the Ukraine International [...]... Read more
Published 14 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By Tom Demerly
Exchange Begins as Competing Stories About Iranian Strikes and Airliner Shoot-Down Reach Media Outlets. Iranian state television has released new video of preparations and launches of the missile strike on U.S. targets inside Iraq earlier [...]... Read more
Published 14 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By Tom Demerly
Western officials are confident that Iran fired two surface to air missiles that brought down the Ukrainian B737 aircraft as a new video allegedly showing a missile hitting the airliner emerges. According to various U.S. [...]... Read more
Published 14 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti

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