With our latest gallery, we would like to honor the men and women of the United States Marine Corps‘ tactical aviation community who have played any role in flying, maintaining, View More ›
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F-16 And Cessna Collide Over South Carolina
This morning, just north of Charleston, SC, the sky became incredibly small for a Block 50 Lockheed-Martin F-16CJ and Cessna 150. The two aircraft collided around 1100 local time and View More ›
Navy Says Goodbye to the EA-6B
The phasing-out process of the Navy EA-6B Prowlers has finally reached its sad conclusion. Like many of you, the team here at FighterSweep will definitely miss seeing the “Flying Drumstick” View More ›
Cat-And-Mouse Over The Baltic Sea
From the annals of Baltic Air Policing–otherwise known as “Who intercepted the Russians today?!” files, the latest installment comes from Finland. This past Friday, a pair of Finnish Air Force View More ›
Burner Friday: VFA-125 F/A-18C
It’s that time once again, folks! A very Happy (and slightly late) Burner Friday to all of you fine men and women! In this installment we bring you an image View More ›
Sell A-10s to Foreign Air Forces?
While most in the U.S. Air Force would love to keep the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II in the air as long as possible, at this point it seems the View More ›
Another Black Eye For Airbus
The investigation into what brought down a brand new Airbus A400M last week is in full swing and families are still mourning the loss of loved ones; but, in the View More ›
On This Date: A-10 First Flight
On this day in 1972, the A-10, soon to become one of the most lethal aircraft in the U.S. arsenal, took to the skies for the first time. Enjoy the BRRRRRT!
Kuwait Set to Announce Super Hornet Deal
We’re getting word of an impending announcement that Kuwait will purchase 28 Super Hornets in a deal that could fetch just north of three billion U.S. dollars.
Meet The First Female F-35 Pilot
On Tuesday May 5th, Lieutenant Colonel Christine Mau became the first female F-35 pilot in the Department of Defense.