“Hexa,” an eVTOL aircraft displayed at Air Force Research Laboratory even in Texas

The Air Force Research Laboratory’sAFWERX program co-organized and participated in an event April 9 at Austin’s Capital Factory and UT-Austin, that championed commercial-military innovation and collaboration to the Joint Requirements Oversight Council.

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Rumor of World War II air ace’s trick flying through bridge does not fly right with some

The rumor that World War II flying ace Richard I. Bong once flew his P-38 through the Aerial Lift Bridge is very familiar to Briana Fiandt, curator of collections at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center.

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One person killed after two Taiwanese fighter jets collide mid-air

Two Taiwanese F-5E fighter jets reportedly collided mid-air off eastern Taiwan on Monday leaving one of the pilots dead while the other was still missing, according to the National Rescue Command Center (NRCC).

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Russian soldier dangles from helicopter after parachute gets caught after jumping at 6,500 feet

Russian soldier dangles from helicopter after parachute gets caught after jumping at 6,500 feet

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Pentagon planners are looking to replace Sikorsky’s Black Hawk, middle-aged and slower than the next generation of helicopters

The Black Hawk, the workhorse in wartime and in natural disasters, is facing a challenge familiar to those in middle age as a new and faster helicopter swoops in to take its place.

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US strikes Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria, killing 22

The United States carried out an airstrike on infrastructure used by Iranian-backed militant groups in eastern Syria, which a monitoring group said has killed 22 militants.

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Bombardier has spy plane information hacked, released on the dark web
Canadian aerospace manufacturer Bombardier has become a victim of a “limited cybersecurity breach,” resulting on information regarding a military spy plane being leaked to the dark web. Detailed plans of the Saab GlobalEye spy system -which is partnered with the company’s Global 6000 jet- were posted to CLOP^_-LEAKS, a... Read more
The P-47 may not have been the sexiest American plane of World War II, but it was certainly the toughest

On the morning of June 26,1943, forty-eight P-47 Thunderbolts took off from from their base of operations in Eastern England.

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In 1942, a Navy crew vanished from a war blimp over San Francisco

For 78 years, many have tried to answer a simple question about the “ghost blimp” that fell out of the San Francisco sky: What happened to the crew?

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Russian military helicopter shot down by Azerbaijan, two killed

Update: Azerbaijan’s foreign ministry apologized to Russia after it admitting saying Azerbaijani forces shot down a Russian Mi-24 gunship near Nakhchivan by mistake.

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