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Two Russian bombers intercepted by RAF Jet fighters

Monday, February 9th, 2015
Two Russian Bear long-range bombers flying close to UK airspace were intercepted by RAF Typhoon fighter jets, according to Britain's Ministry of Defence (MoD). The Typhoons were scrambled from bases at Lossiemouth in Scotland and Coningsby in eastern England on Wednesday after the Russian bombers were detected flying over the Channel to the south of the UK, the MoD said. "The Russian planes were escorted by the RAF until they were out of the UK area of interest,” the ministry’s Thursday stRead More....

Melting a L-39 jet fighter ?

Monday, April 8th, 2013
Is it a joke or is it real ? The story goes that a guy – Lutz – melted his L-39 jet fighter to raise concern about recycling. Well, would this be true ? Robert Anthony Lutz, arguably one of the greatest names in the automotive industry, has elected to take his life in a different direction. At the experienced age of 81, he realizes that saving the world for future generations of automotive enthusiasts is a great concern. After a dinner party hosted by Al Gore, Lutz now finds himself alignedRead More....

Fighter combat experience

Monday, November 19th, 2012
There is a new and fun way to fly, and even better, to experience a real dog fight. This amazing flying experience is done in France. If you dreamed about being a fighter pilot, this new experience is for you. With real fighter pilots, you will learn to fly a specially designed and adapted ultra light and engage in a dogfight. This is a truly awsome experience that you can find with Tematis, the specialist in extraordinary trips and experiences. Here is what they say: Become a fighter pilot for Read More....

Let’s fly jet fighters !

Monday, July 2nd, 2012
We have been offline for a while, because we have been flying our jet fighter too much ! We were a bit frustrated as our L39 Albatros went for maintenance, then the weather kept being bad, but now, it’s all clear! The weather is fine again and we are having a lot of fun flying the jet around. You have been many to fly with us since the beginning and we thank you for the support and the passion that drives you. Thank you also for the pics and videos we have received, we will try to put them onlRead More....

L39 crash in Boulder

Monday, May 21st, 2012
The pilot of the Aero Vodochody L39 that crashed near the Boulder City Airport has been identified as Douglass E. Gilliss, 65 of Solano Beach, Calif., according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The passenger on board, as reported by the LVRJ, was Richard A. Winslow, 65, of Palmdale, Calif. According to Red Steel Jet Team spokesperson, Gilliss was flying out of Boulder City for California where he was schedule to take a commercial flight to Kansas City, Mo. for an air show. The pilot of a jet fiRead More....

Japan goes for the F-35 JSF

Friday, May 18th, 2012
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress April 30 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Japan for a possible sale of an initial four F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Conventional Take-Off and Landing (CTOL) aircraft with an option to purchase an additional 38 F-35 CTOL aircraft. The estimated cost is $10 billion. All aircraft will be configured with the Pratt and Whitney F-135 engines, and 5 spare Pratt and Whitney F-135 engines. Other Aircraft Equipment includes: ERead More....

Do an aerial combat for real!

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012
Become a fighter pilot for a day. Engage your enemy during a laser air combat dogfight in France. This is a unique aerial combat experience, done over the vineyards of Bordeaux. After a full morning briefing about flying techniques and air combat, you will be the top gun pilot engaging in a real dogfight. Each aircraft is equipped with a laser targeting system and smoke system. Aim, shoot, and see your rival aircraft smoke as you hit the plane. This amazing experience is done near Bordeaux in FrRead More....

Tour dates to fly a jet fighter

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
Tour dates to fly a jet fighter . We sometime like to travel and tour France to organise jet fighter rides at various locations, because it’s fun, and also because it gives us the opportunity to enjoy other sceneries. So here are a few other locations we will be flying from – on top of our everyday schedule: 3 MARCH: ABBEVILLE 1/2 APRIL: CAMBRAI 1/2/3/4 JUNE: MIMIZAN 12/13/14/15 OCTOBER: CLERMONT – FERRAND Note that in April and October, the dates are during an airshow, so it alsoRead More....

Fly a fighter jet

Monday, December 19th, 2011
It’s almost the end of the year, so before we get to it, let us wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 2011 has been a fantastic year for us. We are thrilled that so many people, sometimes from really far away, travelled to come and fly in our jet fighters. This means a lot to us as it fulfills our passion. We love to share our passion and you have been so many this year to encourage us. So here are a few pictures of 2011, and we hope you will come back with friends and families in 2Read More....

Tracking Santa Claus on the 24th

Monday, December 12th, 2011
As each year since 1958, the North American Aerospace Defense Command has the most difficult task of tracking Santa. Since that time, NORAD men, women, family and friends have selflessly volunteered their time to personally respond to phone calls and emails from children all around the world. In addition, they now track Santa using the Internet. Millions of people who want to know Santa’s whereabouts now visit the NORAD Tracks Santa website. NORAD uses four high-tech systems to track Santa Read More....