Air supremacy of a Lego gunship

You can get fantastic air supremacy in plastic, if you can get hold of an aircraft like this one. Built by Dutch builder Red Spacecat, the AV-24B Seahawk is inspired by the AV-8B Harrier II jump-jet and AH-64 Apache helicopter. It may not be real, but the Seahawk packs quite a punch in its description. It is imagined as a military VTOL gunship that comes with such an array of customized weapons, it could be a force to reckon with.

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Procedure Trainer for Russia’s Su-35 Fighter

Procedure Trainer Simulator for Russian Su-35 Aircraft photograph by Lystseva Marina

Russia’s multipurpose fighter Sukhoi 35 is a generation 4++ fighter jet designed to tackle air, ground and sea targets. A massive improvement of the Sukhoi 27 (Su-27), the Su-35 would be far better geared in terms of modern technology and capability. The images here show a procedure trainer/simulator for the aircraft that was apparently available for public display. The photographs have been captured by aviation photogrpaher Lystseva Marina.

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Man Builds a 737 Simulator For Son’s Bedroom

Forty year old Laurent Aigon wanted to be a pilot. Since life has its weird ways, he could not achieve that dream and 40 years is probably too old to start in that line. So he did the next best thing, Aigon built a Boeing 737 simulator to enjoy the sensation of flight, and have his children enjoy the same too.

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Russia’s New T-50 Stealth Jet

Russia’s fifth generation jet fighter Sukhoi PAK FA ~ T-50 recently made its public debut, showing off its prowess. Looking considerably like USA’s F-22, the T-50 relies on composites for stealth but does give up some of that for extra maneuverability, which possibly should get it some points. The acronym in its name, PAK FA stands for Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation.

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Angry Bird Airbus Aircrafts

Angry Aircrafts are Airbus planes colored in Angry Birds theme and looking to hunt the wile pigs. Though we do not want them crashing into pigs or pig-castles, an angry birds style battle in the air does sound quite interesting. Angry Birds are portrayed by Airbus aircrafts, and going by the theme, a Boeing aircraft ended up playing the role of a pig. Don’t forget to checkout the video after the jump.

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Airbus shows more of its concept plane for 2050

Almost a year ago, we had a look at the future of the airplane, courtesy Airbus. Their concept for 2050 is about a super long passenger craft with slim wings, semi-embedded engines, and a U-shaped tail. An interesting part is the cabin of course, which could go transparent when required, giving passengers a new look at their surroundings. We doubt it would go invisible like Wonder Woman’s plane, but it does offer a transparent cabin and a virtual golf course to go along, as evidenced in these freshly released images by Airbus.

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Pilot nearly touches the ground with low pass flyby [video]



Pilots aren’t quite likely to fly the plane this dangerously close to the ground, even if they’re pushing a low pass flyby. But then it is usually the exception that catches the eye, like this Argentinian FMA IA 63 trainer jet that’s gone ridiculously close to the ground in its flyby. Apparently, it flies just a meter above the ground.

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Man builds plane in basement, knocks out wall to get it out

We’ll have to praise this guy’s DIY skills, but we must mention that when you decide to build a plane, it is not suggested that you build one in your basement. Pennsylvanian Dan Reeves built himself an airplane, in his basement. When the time came to fly it, he realized he’d have to take it …

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Killer looks of the AC-130U gunship [pics]


These are images of the incredibly powerful U.S. Air Force AC-130U aerial gunship equipped with 25mm, 40mm and 105mm side firing cannons for destroying ground targets from the air. These gunships have evolved from the C-130 Hercules and were first introduced in 1995 for close air support.

Via: Gizmodo

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