Tag: Luke Air Force Base

A BLAST FROM THE PAST: COOL PHOTO OF THE FIRST F-15E...

The F-15E was a modification of the two-seat F-15 Eagle and was designed as an all-weather multirole strike fighter The interesting photo in this post...

FIRST F-16 VIPER PILOT TO DROP BOMBS IN AFGHANISTAN AFTER SEPTEMBER...

Col. Kurt Gallegos has 462 combat hours in the skies over Iraq, Afghanistan, and Bosnia, he was the first F-16 pilot to drop bombs...

LUKE AFB TO RESUME F-35A FLYING OPERATIONS ON JUN. 21

No specific root cause for the physiological events experienced by F-35 pilots was identified On Jun. 21, 2017 the 56th Fighter Wing (FW) at Luke...

LUKE’s F-35s GROUNDED AFTER HYPOXIA INCIDENTS

Five F-35A pilots assigned to Luke AFB have experienced physiological incidents while flying since May 2, 2017 As reported in a U.S. Air Force (USAF)...

FIRST JAPAN AIR SELF DEFENSE FORCE F-35 PILOTS GRADUATE AT LUKE...

Three more classes of JASDF F-35 pilots will be trained at Luke On May 20, 2017 two Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) pilots “Koku-Jieitai,”...

HERE’S WHY THE LUFTWAFFE DUBBED THE ICONIC F-104 STARFIGHTER “WIDOW MAKER”

The Starfighter got off to a very bad start in Germany when, in Jun. 1962, four F-104s were practicing for the type's "introduction-into-service" display...

JAPANESE PILOT FLIES F-35A FOR THE FIRST TIME

“My goal is to stand up the first F-35 squadron in Japan        as soon as possible”        Lt. Col....

FIND OUT HOW THE WORLD’S BEST F-16 PILOTS LEARN TO FIGHT AT...

"In order to train the world’s greatest F-16 pilots, we teach our students to operate day or night, under any weather condition, no matter...

WHEN THE OLD MEETS THE NEW: WWII FIGHTER PILOT WHO FLEW...

Flying the P-38 was just like you were driving along in a Cadillac: it just purrs out there with 1300 horses in each engine Retired...

U.S. Air Force F-16 and F-35 fighter jets have started integrated...

Luke’s F-16 drivers are learning how to accomplish missions by complementing their toolset with the numerous, new cutting-edge capabilities of the F-35 A new era...

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