Author: Eran Malloch

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DCS F16C Viper Introduction (First Looks)

OK Sports fans! She’s HERE!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Eagle Dynamics released the F16C Viper into early access several days ago on Fri 4th October 2019, and naturally the DCS community has gone NUTZ! ๐Ÿ™‚ Multiplayer servers the world over are currently crammed full of the beautiful F16 and the early release F14 craze has definitely gone the…
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4th Generation vs 5th Generation vs 6th Generation Fighters – What’s The Difference?

Video Credit: Destiny Video Transcript: [Note: the transcript was produced by a computer, so is NOT 100% accurate. Apologies for that, but over time it will be cleaned up.] What do we mean when we say fifth generation fighter when it comes to fighter jets? The modern world is currently in a transition. The combat…
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F-14 Tomcat – Behind The Wings Interview With Rich “Spud” Webb

The above video is an extended interview between Matthew Burchette (the curator of the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum) & former USN F-14 Pilot Richard “Spud” Webb. They’re discussing everyone’s favourite USN Interceptor – the Grumman F-14 Tomcat, which is on display in the museum. What’s extra cool is that this particular…
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Exercise Red Flag (USAF)

Exercise Red Flag is a two-week advanced aerial combat training exercise held several times a year by the United States Air Force. The purpose is to offer realistic air-combat training for military pilots and other flight crew members from the U.S., NATO and other allied countries. Each year, four to six Red Flag exercises are…
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Capt Dale “Snort” Snodgrass Lectures At The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

In Celebration of the Centennial of Naval Aviation. The first Navy Flight School graduate to be selected for F-14 Tomcat training, Capt. Dale โ€œSnortโ€ Snodgrass was the Navyโ€™s Fighter Pilot of the Year in 1985. The former Top Gun instructor also holds the distinction of having logged the most hours as an F-14 Pilot (4,800)…
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Grumman X-29 Forward Swept Wing Experimental Aircraft

The Grumman X-29 was an American experimental aircraft that tested a forward-swept wing, canard control surfaces, and other novel aircraft technologies. The X-29 was developed by Grumman, and the two built were flown by NASA and the United States Air Force. The aerodynamic instability of the X-29’s airframe required the use of computerized fly-by-wire control.…
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Sneak Peak of “The Enemy Within” FREE Co-Op Mission From Baltic Dragon

  For you DCS fans, this one is a sneak peak of an upcoming new mission from Baltic Dragon (flown with Spudknocker.) It will be turned into a randomized and ever-replayable multiplayer Co-Op Mission that will be unlocked so that you and a friend can fly the mission with any of the DCS: World aircraft…
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Robin Olds – USAF Legend

Robin Olds (July 14, 1922 โ€“ June 14, 2007) was an American fighter pilot and general officer in the U.S. Air Force. He was a “triple ace”, with a combined total of 16 victories in World War II and the Vietnam War. He retired in 1973 as a brigadier general. The son of Army Air…
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Flying With The Thunderbirds by Bill Engvall

Just for something COMPLETELY different, here’s a comedian talking about his experiences flying with the USAF Thunderbirds! Funniest comedy sketch I’ve ever watched in my life! Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚ PS: apologies but it didn’t embed properly so you’ll have to watch it on Facebook.

Kratos XQ-58 Valkyrie UCAV

The Kratos XQ-58 Valkyrie is a planned stealthy unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) that is to be deployed by the United States Air Force (USAF). It was initially designated XQ-222. The Valkyrie successfully completed its first flight on 5 March 2019 at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. Design objectives The XQ-58 Valkyrie falls within the USAF…
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