Month: January 2020

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The F-16 Block 70

With the F-16 still one of the most prolific Western Fighter Jets in service today, Lockheed Martin has not stood still when it comes to keeping this beautiful but deadly lady up-to-date with modern technologies. Designed to operate to 2070 and beyond, the new Block 70 is built on the capabilities of the F-16V advanced…
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The Final Countdown (1980) Movie – Behind The Scenes

For naval aviation fans – particularly lovers of the F-14 Tomcat – one of the first mainstream movies that brought Grumman’s beautiful and deadly interceptor to fame was the movie “The Final Countdown”, released in Aug 1980. The movie is based around the rather fanciful premise of the USS Nimitz accidentally travelling back in time…
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Heatblur Speed & Angels Tournament with Paco Chierici

A few days before Christmas (2019), Paco was the guest star & co-commentator of the very first DCS Speed & Angels Tournament, hosted by Iron Mike (from Heatblur Simulations) & 104th Maverick (from the 104th Phoenix VFBS). It was a long 4.5 hour event from start to finish, but the Red & Blue force pilots…
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