Archive for July 2014

F-22 Raptor – Vector Thrust & Aerobatics Demonstration

Jul 31st, 2014 | By

The F-22 Raptor can divert exhaust thrust up to 24 degrees, up or down. Raptor fighter pilots say it can give an advantage of low-speed, plus high angle-of-attack maneuverability, compared to conventional-thrust aircraft. Film Credits: MSgt Amy Cartas, TSgt Christopher Bevins

Mid Flight Tour Of B-24 Liberator (HD)

Jul 21st, 2014 | By

Nice views from various locations in the aircraft, including a working rear turret/tail gunner position. The flight is also escorted by a P-51 Mustang.

Spitfire that saw in action in WW2 before starring in 1969 film Battle of Britain to be sold

Jul 14th, 2014 | By

Here is Another interesting World War Two article from the Daily Mail. “A rare Spitfire that saw action in World War Two and then starred in two blockbuster war films is up for sale for £1.5 million. The 1943 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire IXb has been hidden away in a barn in Texas for the past
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WW2 Footage – Bristol Beaufighter – Ten Gun Terror

Jul 14th, 2014 | By

The Bristol Type 156 Beaufighter, often referred to as simply the Beau, was a British long-range heavy fighter modification of the Bristol Aeroplane Company’s earlier Beaufort torpedo bomber design. Unlike the Beaufort, the Beaufighter had a long career and served in almost all theatres of war in the Second World War, first as a night
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Breitling Air Race – TV commercial

Jul 9th, 2014 | By

I don’t usually post commercials but Breitlings one has some decent footage of the famous P-51 Mustang and the Vought F4U Corsair even if it looks like a rock video from the 1980s.

Turkish F16 Extremely Low Approach (3 different angles)

Jul 7th, 2014 | By

The spectators are standing around  the landing site at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire UK. The pilots “put on a show” for photographers and see how close they can get! View top rated F-16 products  

F-16D Backseat Ride Along – Cockpit Video

Jul 5th, 2014 | By

Cockpit video from the backseat of an F-16D, a two seat version of the F-16 fighter jet. Film Credits: TSgt Matt Hecht View top rated F-16 products

First World War in images: Hidden and extraordinary – a unique new gallery

Jul 4th, 2014 | By

Here is another great article on the Great War this time from the independent. It contains a collection of a unique collection of First World War images that provide fresh insight to the drama, the horror and the basic reality of the conflict 100 years ago. The images are from the archives of the Corbis photographic
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Sopwith Triplane replica accident on landing

Jul 2nd, 2014 | By

The Shuttleworths Collections Sopwith Triplane replica had an unfortunate accident while landing at Old Warden Aerodrome during 2014′s Military Pageant Air Show. The pilot Dodge Bailey was unhurt in the incident. After a complete assessment of the damage the aircraft will be repaired and back in the air as soon as possible.