Modern art.

One of the most interesting factors about aircraft is that the aerodynamics required to make them fly efficiently have, from the very beginning, created art forms that were, and are, indicative of the age.

The Beautiful Warthog.

The Mighty A-10 Warthog came close to a premature demise, but enter the Gulf War, and it did exactly what it was designed to do — bust tanks. In the photo, a four-ship of armed Michigan ANG Hogs join up in the wild blue yonder.

Night Eyes.

A U.S. Air Force «Viper driver» models ANVIS-9 night-vision goggles, and his F-16 looks on. Night-vision

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Israel evaluates Hornet

TWO F/A-18D HORNETS were flown from Si Louis to Israel on March 8 for a 2½-week evaluation — scheduled to run from March 15 to April 2. Israel is considering purchase of 40-48 aircraft to fulfil its requirement for a multi-role, all-weather fighter with night attack capability. A budget of $2 billion is being allowed for the purchase with procurement planned for between 1995 and 1997.

The Hornets will be flown on several types of air-to-air and air-to-ground missions by Israeli pilots during their visit. If the IDFAF purchases Hornets it is expected that an upgraded version of the Hughes

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GREAT WAR HORNET

In the William Foster and Co. Ltd engine record book for late 1917 there are several entries for engines intended for a new tank, designated the Mk VI. This seems a little odd at first glance as the Mk VI was a heavy tank proposed in June 1917. The Mk VI had only gone as far as the wooden mock-up stage before being cancelled. The tank was such a radical departure from the heavy rhomboids of the time that the project came to nothing, so why were Fosters mentioning the Mk VI in their order books?

The mystery is solved

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FINLAND protection against «new aggression» RUSSIA JASSM cruise missiles

  The company Lockheed Martin has announced the start of work on the integration of cruise missiles JASSM stealth fighter on F/A-18C/D Hornet Finnish Air Force, reports defenseindustrydaily.com June 10. The price of 34.2 million U.S. dollars.   Flight tests will be held at the Patuxent Naval aviastantsii River (Maryland), then will last at RAF aircraft armament testing China Lake (Calif.).   Back in 2007, Finland has asked the United States to equip their fighters with these missiles. Despite the good history of international relations, the U.S. State Department at the time rejected the request. But in 2008, Our homeland

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U.S. Navy tested upgraded fighter SUPER HORNET

U.S. Navy conducted tests upgraded version of the fighter F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, reports Flightglobal. Aircraft developed by South American aircraft manufacturing concern Boeing, received the title of Advanced Super Hornet. Military acknowledged tests held successful fighter. According to the manager of the project in the U.S. Navy F/A-18 Captain Frank Morley, acquired data will allow senators to determine with increasing orders for aircraft of the F/A-18E/F.

Currently, the U.S. Congress and the Senate are considering growing demands for Super Hornet fighter aircraft and electronic warfare E/A-18G Growler within the defense budget for 2015 money year (starts October 1, 2014).

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Advanced Super Hornet — fighter, developed by Boeing — competitor of F-35

Boeing has unveiled its own version of a stealth fighter Advanced Super Hornet. Earlier it was reported that the Navy Command of the United States plans to explore the option of adopting the stealth fighter version of Super Hornet, reports Aviationintel.com edition.   This modification has become the company’s response to the program from Boeing aircraft creation fifth-generation Lockheed Martin.   The principal feature of the aircraft Super Hornet is inherent in its design a set of measures aimed at ensuring the survival machines in combat criteria. U.S. Navy design used in step «balanced approach» to ensure the survival of

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«Boeing» MALAYSIA OFFERS STEALTH «Super Hornet»

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PILOTS TO FITNESS «Super Hornet» and F-5 VELI «FIGHT» at a distance 8 THOUSAND KM

  Last month, the American company Boeing and the Brazilian branch AEL Sistemas SA Israeli company Elbit Systems signed an agreement to integrate simulators fighter F/A-18E/F Super Hornet (pictured above) and F-5 (photo across the bottom), respectively, to conduct joint air combat simulation, with the trainers had to be at a distance of more than eight thousand km apart.   F/A-18E/F Super Hornet simulator was in St. Louis (Missouri, USA), and F-5 simulator in Porto Alegre (Brazil). During the demonstration, which lasted about 25 minutes, both «aircraft» were «in the airspace of Brazil», and simulated by the use of guns

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Advanced Super Hornet — fighter, developed by Boeing — competitor of F-35

Boeing has unveiled its own version of a stealth fighter Advanced Super Hornet. Earlier it was reported that the Navy Command of the United States plans to explore the option of adopting the stealth fighter version of Super Hornet, reports Aviationintel.com edition.   This modification has become the company’s response to the program from Boeing aircraft creation fifth-generation Lockheed Martin.   The principal feature of the aircraft Super Hornet is inherent in its design a set of measures aimed at ensuring the survival machines in combat criteria. U.S. Navy design used in step «balanced approach» to ensure the survival of

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