Military Aviation

Violence and Unrest Returns to Ukraine

Violence and Unrest Returns to Ukraine

Tension between Russia and NATO continues to mount as the civil war in Ukraine reignites after a five-month-old truce is broken. This escalation has been accompanied by the dramatic increase in military aircraft from both sides patrolling…

The Atlantic’s Critique of the F-35

The Atlantic’s Critique of the F-35

The Atlantic has detailed in a feature piece what they call “The Tragedy of the American Military.” The story covers a few different aspects of modern military culture, and spends a great deal of time…

Happy 50th, SR-71 Blackbird

Happy 50th, SR-71 Blackbird

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the SR-71 Blackbird’s first flight. On Dec. 22, 1964, the iconic American spy plane took off from a testing facility in Palmdale, California and set out to begin a career that would earn its…

More Suspicious Russian Sorties

Swedish officials are saying that a Russian spy plane barely avoided crashing into a commercial passenger plane on Dec. 12. Civilian flight SK1755 was on its way from Denmark to Poland when it was warned of another aircraft…