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EU Officials Watch in Awe, Greece's Airforce and Turkey's Fighter Jets Fight Live in the Skies

European Union officials had the opportunity to watch a Greek Air Force aircraft chasing away Turkish F-16 fighter jets that had violated Greek airspace live. The presentation took place during the European Security and Defence College (ESDC) conference of the...

Greek Air Force Pilot: OXI is the Loudest Message in World History

A Greek Air Force pilot, flying with his F-16 on Wednesday morning, sent a message to all Greeks for the celebration of the 28th of October. "Greeks, from Orestiada to Gavdos and from Othonoi to Kastellorizo, remember that the most...

Pilot Dead after Greek Air Force Plane Crashes North of Sparta

The pilot of a two-seater Greek Air Force aircraft was killed after the plane crashed north of Sparta at 8:50 am on Tuesday during a training flight, according to the Athens News Agency. Both men had abandoned the aircraft and...

Greece Counts Cost of Protecting its Borders

With the tragic loss of pilot Giorgos Baltadoros off Skyros island on Thursday, the Greek armed forces have issued a tally of the deaths and losses of aircraft amid 28 years of Turkish provocations in the Aegean. More than 150...

Greek Fighter Jet Intercepts Turkish Drone

Greek F-16 fighter jets blocked a Turkish drone on Holy Thursday, making it the first instance a Turkish drone violates Greek airspace. According to a militaire.gr report on Thursday, a Turkish Navy UAV ANKA was detected by a Greek radar...

Greek Female Fighter Pilot Impresses in Air Force Exercise

Second Flight Lieutenant Acheillia Georgakila, the second woman to fly a Greek Air Force F-4 Phantom fighter jet, impressed reporters in the "Iniochos 2018" military exercise. Georgakila flies a F-4 Phantom on a daily basis as she is responsible for...

Greek Pilot Voted NATO "Top Gun" by Peers (video)

Flight Lieutenant Vassilis Kalogeridis of the 335 Fighter Squadron was voted Best NATO pilot by his peers. Specifically, Kalogeridis was voted best trainee of the "Course Warrior" series, meaning that he is the pilot every other pilot would want to...