Most Difficult Aerobatic Maneuvers #aerobatics #su27 : The Russian Air Force has developed tactics for using Flankers to fight stealth fighters that concentrate on taking advantage of the plane’s remarkable maneuverability to survive the first missile attack. Moreover, the Flanker is heavy and fast enough to hit hard and then retreat to safety before any NATO fighters can catch it.
The Heinkel-He 280 was an early German jet. A test pilot was flying one when he needed the ejection seat for real. 1942: At the height of World War II, German test pilot Helmut Schenck becomes the first person known to use an ejection seat to successfully exit his aircraft in an emergency situation.
Chinese super airlifter (1) - Pictures leaked on the Internet this past week indicate that it may be the next strategic transport aircraft developed for the Chinese Air Force ( PLAAF - People's Liberation Army Air Force ) .