South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Tuesday to warn Russian warplanes it said had entered its air space identification zone

Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said six Russian military aircraft had repeatedly entered the Korea Air Defence Identification Zone (KADIZ) over a six-hour period. An ADIZ, unlike a nation’s airspace, is where countries may demand that foreign aircraft take special steps to identify themselves. Russia’s defense ministry denied its bombers, which were accompanied by…

BREAKING A Belgian F-16B fighter jet has crashed in western France, one of the pilots is caught on a high-voltage electricity line

French authorities say a Belgian F-16 fighter jet has crashed in a populated area in western France and one of its pilots is caught on a high-voltage electricity line. A spokesman for the regional prefecture, or administration, told The Associated Press that the plane crashed Thursday in the town of Pluvigner in Brittany. The plane…

ALERT An A-10C Thunderbolt on a training mission unintentionally launched a rocket that slammed into the desert near Tucson, Arizona

A routine training mission turned out to be anything but that aboard an Air Force plane in Arizona. The fighter jet unintentionally launched a rocket that slammed into the desert outside of Tucson. No one was hurt. The plane, an A-10C Thunderbolt II, was on a training mission Thursday around the Jackal Military Operations Area,…

Sukhoi Su-57 demo pilot pulls drag chute before touching the ground (video)

A video released by the public group “Voyennyy Osvedomitel’” on Russian social media network “VK” on 26 August showed an unusual landing by the much-awaited Sukhoi Su-57 jet at Russia’s Zhukovsky Airport, with the plane releasing drogue parachutes before touching the ground. The video was captured during preparations for the MAKS-2019 International Aviation and Space…