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SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OA-X “COMPETITION” CURRENTLY UNDERWAY AT HOLLOMAN AFB

During the month long experiment, Air Force pilots are flying basic surface attack missions in Textron Aviation’s AT-6 Wolverine turboprop and Scorpion jet, Sierra...

A QUICK LOOK AT THE IMPORTANT ROLE PLAYED BY USAF A-1...

The main missions performed by the Skyraider during the Vietnam Conflict had been CAS to ground forces and protection to helicopters rescuing airmen downed...

THE STORY OF AN EFFECTIVE CAS MISSION PROVIDED BY TWO USAF F-16...

A mere 60 seconds after arriving on scene, Andrle used his first bomb to destroy an insurgent-infested building. Less than 20 minutes later, Andrle...

BRRRRRRTTTTTT!!!! IMPRESSIVE VIDEO SHOWS A-10 WARTHOG’s GAU-8/A AVENGER CANNON LIVE WEAPONS...

The contracted specifications directed the GAU-8/A Avenger be capable of destroying not only a wide variety of targets expected to be encountered during a...

U.S. HOUSE ARMED SERVICE COMMITTEE WANTS NAVY TO REPLACE F/A-18A+

The F/A-18A+ lag behind the rest of the fleet's Super Hornets in terms of technology and can't fully integrate into today's carrier air wing The...

A QUICK LOOK AT FLYING LEATHERNECK AVIATION MUSEUM A-4M SKYHAWK “EASTER...

The “Easter Egg” A-4M Skyhawk, nicknamed for its unique color and design, was made specifically for the Marine Corps as a CAS platform The cool...

THIS COOL INFOGRAPHIC GIVES YOU AN OVERVIEW ABOUT THE IMPRESSIVE F-4...

The F-4 Phantom II was the primary fighter-bomber aircraft in the U.S. Air Force throughout the 1960s and 1970s The interesting Infographic in this post...

AMID LATEST NORTH KOREA MISSILE TEST, USAF AND ROKAF PILOTS TRAIN...

The flying scenarios involved the ground-attack aircraft seeking, identifying and destroying simulated enemy targets Buddy Wing 17-3 kicked off on Feb. 13, 2017 sparking a...

U.S. AIR FORCE RESETS A-10 WARTHOG EARLIEST RETIREMENT DATE TO 2021

The A-10 Warthog isn't always the right CAS platform for different climate and geographic zones As reported by Military.com, on Feb. 08, 2017 the U.S....

A-10 Vs F-35: CLOSE AIR SUPPORT FLYOFF COMPETITION BETWEEN THE HOG...

Because of its stealthiness and enhanced situational awareness, the F-35 will have an edge over the A-10 in contested or “non-permissive” operating environments According to Brig....

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