Articles by Ian D'Costa

About Ian D'Costa (258 Articles)
Ian is the editor-in-chief of the Tactical Air Network. His work has been featured and referenced in a number of publications, including The Toronto Star, Airsoc, Business Insider and The Aviationist. You can reach him at


August 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Few fighter aircraft have had the distinction of remaining in military service for more than 40 years. Their longevity is a testament to their construction, the ingenuity of [read more...]

Swedish Thunder

August 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

When one thinks of a fighter jet, the first thing that comes to mind is an aircraft with a sleek quality to it. Swept-back or delta wings, a bubble canopy, numerous [read more...]

Yak 130/M-346

August 17, 2013 // 2 Comments

In the early 1990s, the Russian air forces found themselves facing the difficult position of possessing a large fleet of training aircraft, the majority of which were far [read more...]


August 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

Welcome to Milaviate, a project I’ve been wanting to put in motion for a long time now. Milaviate focuses on the captivating world of military aviation, as you’ve [read more...]