Military Aviation

An F-35 flying over Luke Air Force Base. U.S. Air Force photo

Flying an F-35 With Neural Implants

Jan Scheuermann and her neural implants are giving a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘fly-by-wire.’ Scheuermann, who was paralyzed some years ago, flew an F-35 simulator with nothing but her mind and some help from…

An Airman trains using a deicing simulator. U.S. Air Force photo

Aircraft Deicing Simulator 2015

Winter has come, and snow is piled up all over the country. While most are busy digging out their cars, the U.S. Air Force is making sure that runways are clear and that its fleet is…

MQ-9 Reaper being inspected in Afghanistan. U.S. Air Force photo

The Week of New Drone Policy

This week has been an important one in the world of drone policy. On Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration released their suggested regulations for commercial drones. Beyond the civil use of drones, the State Department announced…

VIDEO| Typhoons Escort Russian Bomber

VIDEO| Typhoons Escort Russian Bomber

The British Royal Air Force scrambled its Typhoons Feb 18. when two Russian Tu-95 bombers flew too close to the southern coast of the United Kingdom for comfort. This event comes only weeks after another case when Typhoons had…

VIDEO| Egypt Bombs Islamic State in Libya

VIDEO| Egypt Bombs Islamic State in Libya

Egyptian aircraft bombed several Islamic State targets in neighboring Libya Feb. 16 after the terrorist organization released a video depicting the execution of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians. A video of the strikes was made public…

Tomahawk cruise missile. U.S. Navy photo.

Teaching the Tomahawk New Tricks

The U.S. military is working to upgrade the Tomahawk cruise missile and enhance its capabilities. Over the years, the Navy has used the Tomahawk, made by the Raytheon Missile Systems Company, extensively. Now, the military is…