Posted by AeroSpaceNews Editor on 25 Aug 2016 in Airplane Images, Hot Pics
This hot pic shows an F-15E Strike Eagle banking hard and loaded to the gills with weapons as it fires defensive flares over the mountains of Afghanistan during combat operations.
Posted by AeroSpaceNews Editor on 16 Aug 2016 in Airplane Images, Hot Pics
A U.S. Navy Boeing F/A-18 Hornet prepares to launch from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Dec. 6, 2005. Theodore Roosevelt and embarked Carrier Air Wing Eight are under way in the Persian Gulf on a regularly scheduled deployment.
Posted by AeroSpace News on 12 Aug 2016 in Airplane Images, Hot Pics
This night picture of an MV-22 Osprey Tiltrotor aircraft in Iraq has become rather popular and widely re-published. And it is no wonder, there is a strange and beautiful blend of astro photography, combat operations, high technology and esprit de corps. Astro photo you say? Yes, if you look carefully you can see stars in the nighttime sky above the Marine Corps vertical lift aircraft. This V-22 picture was captured while the tiltrotor was refueled prior to the start of a mission in central Iraq.
Posted by AeroSpace News on 27 May 2013 in Airplane Images, Hot Pics
Pacific Ocean – before dawn… US Navy flight deck crew ready a San Diego, California-based USCG HH-60J Jayhawk helicopter for launch from the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). The mission took place 15 December 2008 tasked to rescue an injured merchant sailor from a Liberian cargo ship. The patient was successfully rescued from the civilian vessel, flown to the Lincoln to stabilize his condition and then transported onward to San Francisco for additional care.