Category Archives: Europe/World

Syria war: France to prepare for IS air strikes


(source President Francois Hollande has ordered preparations to begin for air strikes on Islamic State militants in Syria. He said France would start reconnaissance flights on Tuesday with a view to launching attacks on the group. Speaking at his

4 F-22’s from 95th Fighter Squadron Tyndall AFB arrived at Spangdahlem

Today 28 august 2015, 4 F-22’s from 95th Fighter Squadron Tyndall AFD arrived at Spangdahlem Air Base (Germany). This first-ever F-22 training deployment to Europe is funded by the European Reassurance Initiative, and provides support to bolster the security of

Pilot Dies When Stunt Plane Crashes in NY Air Show Practice

BREAKING A pilot has died after a plane crashed at the New York Air Show. Jackson Wang was there when it happened and has more. NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) _ State police say a pilot has died after his propeller-driven

The French Air Force will create seven new squadrons


The French air force has decided to strengthen the coherence of its organization and together the units and staff dedicated to the same mission within the new seven squadrons. They will all be created from August 25 until September 3.

Indian Air Force MiG-21crash 24/8

The wreckage of the Indian Air Force MiG-21 aircraft after it crashed and landed in the fields near village Soibugh of Budgam district, about 15 kilometres, southwest of Srinagar. (Source: AP)A Mig-21 Bison aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF)

Pentagon Will Test F-35 Against A-10

At the heart of the Air Force’s plans to retire the A-10 is the question of whether the F-35 can take over the close air support mission. So far, there has been significant doubt that the F-35 will be able

US sends F-22 fighter jets to Europe as part of Ukraine response

Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor in flight during flight tests.

The US is to deploy F-22 fighter jets to Europe as part of efforts to support eastern European members of the Nato alliance unnerved by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. “Russia’s military activity in the Ukraine continues to be of great

Vintage aircraft on airshows significantly restricted

The question is if the vintage airplane (in this case the Hawker Hunter T7) is the cause of this accident. Aviation regulator CAA has already taken measures without knowing the cause of this tragedy. It is indeed normal that after

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II spotters view

If there is a aircraft that has a lot of speculations lately, it is the F-35. Too expensive, too bad, a lot of these things that the politicians concerns rather than the spottersworld. It is not the intention to start

5-8-2015 First German A400M on Eindhoven


On the 5th of August 2015, German Luftwaffe A400M 54+01 made his first vist at Eindhoven (EHEH). Our kbspotting members were present and made this report.