Western and Eastern Fighter Jets Compared

Western and Eastern Fighter Jets Compared

How are Western Fighter Jets different from Eastern Fighter Jets? As we all know Soviet and Russian built aircraft differ a lot from the concept. The same is true for aircraft coming from other (former) Warzaw Pact countries, like the Czech Aero Vodochody. They tend...
How to become an Astronaut

How to become an Astronaut

A guide to become an Astronaut Similar to being a fighter pilot – Astronaut is one of the top childhood dreams for many. Travel to Space. So much adventure, so much fame! Later on we understand that it is not that easy and become accountants and book a...
A-12 Oxcart vs SR-71 Blackbird

A-12 Oxcart vs SR-71 Blackbird

A-12 Oxcart and SR-71 Blackbird In our overview about the top 10 fastest planes in the world – we took these two amazing planes together and went for the more popular of them – the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. It basically is a household name and you’d...
Best fighter pilots of all time

Best fighter pilots of all time

We know this is a hard question and easy to criticise – as they flew at different times, had different material etc. We do compare apple and oranges here, and we know it. This list is more entertainment than science, so take it with a pinch of salt. One of the...
Anatoly Kvochurs Crazy Low Level Flying

Anatoly Kvochurs Crazy Low Level Flying

Anatoly Kvochur – almost a household name among aviation fans. Whenever we post the photo of him less than a metre above ground in the huge Sukhoi Su-30LL demonstrator, our Facebook fans usually write „Fake!“. But the crazy thing is – that it...