As previously reported, on February 5th 2016 P-51D Mustang N351BD crashed in Arizona with the tragic loss of both souls on board. This particular aircraft was painted as “Big Beautiful View More ›
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Gone West: Captain Eric “Winkle” Brown RN
On the 21st February 2016, the world lost a legendary aviator. At 97 years old, Captain Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown RN was the most decorated pilot in the history of the View More ›
What Does The RAF Bring To The Syria Fight?
On December 2nd at 22:30 GMT, following a day long debate in Parliament, politicians in the United Kingdom voted by a majority of 174 in favor of the government’s plan View More ›
What’s So Special About This RAF Chinook?
The last decade of conflict in the Global War on Terror (GWOT) has produced a significant number of combat veterans across the globe and some have been willing to share their View More ›
In Memorium: Lieutenant Henry Bartholomay
We at FighterSweep received news on October 5th of this year that one of America’s great aviators had “Gone West,” or as Tailhookers would say, made the Big Muster in View More ›
Fighter Legend : Brigadier General Steve Ritchie
The Vietnam War saw only five “aces” during the course of the war. Of those, only two were pilots; the other three were weapons system officers. One of those remarkable View More ›
The US Eagle Squadrons Of WWII
On the 18th of August this year, a formation of 18 Spitfire and 6 Hurricane vintage fighter aircraft flew over South Eastern England to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the View More ›
Aviation Spoken Here–With A British Accent!
Good evening to you all, FighterSweep Fans!! I am Ewen Menzies, a husband, father, and maintenance trainer in the United Kingdom. A big “thank you” is due to the team View More ›