Friday, January 29, 2010

Briefings : Tornado, Afghanistan, PAK-FA

Maybe as a result of some calling for the RAF to operate COIN aircraft instead but the air force has showcased it's Tornado fighter bombers and how they are used to combat the Afghan insurgency. Meanwhile an RAF pilot has flown, what probably will be the replacement, the JCA F-35 for the first time.

A transcript of a webchat Defence minister Bob Ainsworth took part in has been made available.

The Russian "5th Generation" fighter the PAK-FA / T-50 is due to make it's first flight today. We might then finally see what it looks like!

Update: and here it is :

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