Category: Week in Photos

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Eurofighter Typhoon fleet passes 500,000 flying hours

The Eurofighter fleet is celebrating after passing the 500,000 flying hours mark, as it cements its place at the heart of European air defence.     Volker Paltzo, CEO of Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH, said:...

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Kuwait Airbus H225 Helicopters deliveries begin and orders King Air 350ER Spyplanes

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior announced the arrival of two Airbus H225 long-range helicopters from France on February 20. Newly trained Kuwaiti pilots flew them on their five-day delivery journey. The ministry’s undersecretary, Lieutenant...

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Flying the Friendly Skies: Russia Celebrates Army Aviation Day

For more than a half a century of its history, army aviation and its crews have visited all the “hot spots” around Russia and places far beyond the country’s borders. The founding day of Russian...

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Israeli Air Force F-16I Soufa fighter jet avoids collision with another aircraft

Israeli Air Force F-16I Soufa fighter jet almost crashes into another plane and groundcrew members at one of the IAF bases in southern Israel after reportedly losing braking capability due to hydraulic drive systems...

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If We Ever Get to Mars, the Beer Might Not Be Bad

Here’s an interplanetary botany discovery that took college students and not NASA scientists to find: Hops — the flowers used to add a pleasant bitterness to beer — grow well in Martian soil. “I...

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Top Guns: Most Nerve-Racking Russia vs US Aerial Intercepts (VIDEOs)

Following the publication of a video of US F-15 fighters intercepting Russian Su-30 multipurpose fighter jets by US Air Forces in Europe, Sputnik looks at some other recent incidents that involved the two countries’...