It’s no secret that Japan has been vying to field 5th generation fighters for the better part of the last 20 … Continue reading This is Japan’s First F-35A Stealth Fighter
The Mitsubishi X-2, Japan’s first foray into the world of 5th generation fighter aviation, took to the skies for its … Continue reading Japan’s 5th Generation Stealth Prototype Takes to the Skies for the First Time
The Mitsubishi ATD-X is Japan’s first foray into the world of 5th generation fighter aviation, already dominated by the Lockheed … Continue reading Japan Unveils its Highly-Anticpated Next-Gen Fighter Prototype
Remember the RAH-66 Comanche, the progeny of a Boeing-Sikorsky joint venture that looked like one part Lamborghini, one part F-117 … Continue reading The Comanche Lives on In Spirit With the OH-1
In 1952, a group of aircrew assigned to the 54th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron out of Andersen Air Force Base in … Continue reading Operation Christmas Drop
A video from the 67th Fighter Squadron out of Kadena Air Base, Japan, made to commemorate 67FS winning the 2011 … Continue reading Just Plain Badass
On this day in 1980, the Mitsubishi F-15J/DJ Eagle had its first flight. Built under license by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, … Continue reading The First Flight Of The F-15J
On this day in 1942, The United States performed the first air raid on the Japanese Homeland. This raid has, overtime, come to be known as The Doolittle Raid.
The Doolittle raid was a daring strike of Tokyo and other locations on Honshu island by 16 B-25 Mitchell bombers. What made this raid particularly noteworthy is the fact that the bombers were launched not from a land base, but from the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet.
US Navy Helo Crash-lands in Japan An MH-60S Knighthawk out of NAF Atsugi crash-landed in a vacant, undeveloped lot with … Continue reading Preflight 12/16/2013
New Russian “Light” Fighter in Development According to RIA Novosti, Russia will begin the development of an “advanced lightweight” fighter … Continue reading Preflight 12/11/2013