AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

25 December 1979

The first Soviet troops landed in Kabul and Bagram – the Soviet-Afghan War officially began. When, in April of 1978, the Saur Revolution (also known as April Revolution or April Coup) ended the rule of […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

18 December 1934

The famous Stearman Model 75 begins its military career. The Stearman Model 75, also known as just Stearman, Boeing Stearman or Kaydet, is definitely an aeroplane that does not need to be especially introduced to […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

11 December 2009

Maiden flight of Airbus A400M Atlas Someday in the early 1980s, an idea of European transport aeroplane was born. At that time, Transall C-160 and Lockheed C-130 Hercules were the backbone of military airlifting in […]

MILITARY AVIATION

´Friendship-2020´ military exercise

The joint Russian-Pakistani military exercise ´Friendship-2020´ («Дружба-2020»), also known as ´Friendship-V´ («Дружба-V»), was for the fifth time organized in November 2020. More than 150 special forces operators from both countries participated in this training, supported […]