Oh, nothing to see here. Just two F-18 fighter jets sitting there, looking cool... while a giant wall of fire blazes on behind them. The photo was taken at the 2015 Air Show at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, California. It also looks like it could have been taken from explosions. Or hell. Read more...
They look supernatural, don’t they. According to the The US Navy, the Blue Angels are performing a “high speed diamond break-away manoeuvre” at the Miramar Air Show in this photo but to me, because of the way they’re in the clouds, they have never looked more angelic. More »
A US F-18 aircraft crashed in the north of the US state of California.
An F-18 fighter jet crashed Monday afternoon into a field north of California 198 near Lemoore after the pilot ejected, the California Highway Patrol said.
Camera NIKON D300S ISO 400 Focal Length 60mm Aperture f/4.8 Exposure Time 1/5000 There is truly nothing on Earth quite like observing carrier maneuvers up close. It is an incredible experience and it is amazing how it all works. The planes which take off on an aircraft carrier are launched from a steam powered catapult. […]
To celebrate the ingenuity of flying beast machines, we created this awesome video that catalogs all of the US Navy’s combat jets. You’ll see modern jets like the Harrier and F-18 and F-35 along with old school, bad ass planes with names like Banshee and Phantom and Panther and Skynight. Read more...
This isn’t a computer-generated image. It’s an actual picture of what happened when NASA decided to test the air flow around an F-18 by putting a model plane, and a lot of dye, in a water tunnel. Read more...
Americas The F-35’s GAU-22/A 25mm cannon has been tested on the ground at Edwards Air Force Base, with the General Dynamics-designed weapon having been developed for both internal and external gun systems of the Joint Strike Fighter. The cannon is mounted on an external pod for the F-35B and C variants, with the Air Force’s […]
Final results of the randomized intergroup EORTC, LYSA (Lymphoma Study Association), FIL (Fondazione Italiana Linfomi) H10 trial show that early FDG-PET ( 2-deoxy-2[F-18]fluoro-D-glucose positron emission tomography) adapted treatment improves the outcome of early FDG-PET-positive patients with stages I/II Hodgkin lymphoma.
Awe-inspiring footage captured from the F-18 fighter jet cockpits of The Pukin Dogs of U.S. Navy Strike Fighter Squadron VFA-143 as they skim along close to the ground, mountain tops and water, pulling dizzying rolls along the way.
Dam Neck Annex is a forgettable piece of beachfront landscape amid the strip malls of Virginia Beach. F-18s Hornet jets roar past from nearby Oceana Naval Air Station, and the traffic is typical for the area: vans with soccer moms, bikers’ choppers and sedans with families headed for the sand.Read full article >>
Video: You’re only centimetres away from F-18 Hornets launching from an aircraft carrier. You hear the power of the fighter jets, feel the closeness of these flying killing machines and see the impossibility of their take off. The fighter jet starts moving and is in the air in such a short distance, it’s always unbelievable. More »
A US F-18 fighter jet crashed in the Gulf after taking off from an aircraft carrier on Tuesday but both crew members survived without major injuries, military officers said Tuesday. The Super Hornet aircraft had launched from the USS Theodore […]
Americas Reuters reported Wednesday that Boeing is on the cusp of being awarded a more than $3 billion contract for 28 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, with the potential customer named as Kuwait. The Kuwaitis currently operate the older F/A-18 Hornet fighter. The sale, combined with a USN request for a dozen of the aircraft, should be […]
The United States Navy on Tuesday successfully field-tested its new software system for F-18 fighter jets, designed to make it easier for the aircraft to land on carriers at sea.
The US State Department has approved a foreign military sale with Australia for the Boeing Company’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft in the amount of $1.5 billion, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced in a release on Tuesday.
Europe BAE Systems is looking to see what it might get were it to sell its services division. The parts for sale generate between one and two billion dollars per year and employ almost 8,000 people, a ratio about on par with non-technical professional services industries. The BAE divisions, however, involve technical, mission and IT […]
An EA-18G Growler from VAQ-129 climbs out of OLF Coupeville in full afterburner Picture this: the sun is shining, the sky is blue, and yellow dandelions are beginning to bloom in the green grass. Sounds pretty good, right? As AvGeeks, what could make this better? Well, how about the sound of jets? Not just [...]Show More Summary
Americas The Marine Corps is altering its aerial combat techniques to introduce F-35Bs alongside older F/A-18s. The Hornet Standard Game Plan will see the Corps adapt air-to-air combat tactics to maximize the new jet’s capabilities. Additionally, the plan will see the Marine Corps change the language used by pilots to better align with both the […]
Two Navy F-18s landed at an airbase on the island, which Beijing considers part of its sovereign territory.