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The Story of Mike Adams, the only Pilot to lose his life during the X-15 Flight-Test Program

The Story of Mike Adams, the only Pilot to lose his life during the...

The loads on the airplane built up beyond the structural limits, and the X-15-3 aircraft broke up at approximately 62,000 feet and about 3,800...
USMC declares remaining Marines involved in F/A-18 and KC-130 mishap deceased; search and rescue operations Off Japan concluded

USMC declares remaining Marines involved in F/A-18 and KC-130 mishap deceased; search and rescue...

U.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft did not, however, locate the crew of the KC-130 Hercules The U.S....
Operation Nickel Grass: The C-5/C-141 Airlift that saved Israel

Operation Nickel Grass: How USAF C-5, C-141 Airlifters saved Israel

It is sufficient to say that U.S. military transport aircraft - much larger than those deployed by other belligerents in Yom...
KC-46A Pegasus completes receiver certification testing for F-15E

KC-46A Pegasus completes receiver certification testing for F-15E

The receiver certification involving the F-15 is in preparation for the start of KC-46A Pegasus Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E)...
Lockheed Martin pitches F-22, F-35 hybrid to the USAF too

USAF suggests trading Tyndall’s F-22s with up to 3 squadrons of F-35s

"The F-35 is a game-changer with its unprecedented combination of lethality, survivability, and adaptability. Bringing this new mission to Tyndall ensures...
RCAF to start competition for a fifth-generation fighter in 2019

Luke AFB stands up new F-35A squadron to train Dutch and Danes Lightning II’s...

“The 308th FS is the fourth F-35A squadron at Luke, but the most important part of this activation is that we will be with...

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Read the story of the SR-71 crew that landed their Blackbird in zero visibility

Read the story of the SR-71 crew that landed their Blackbird in zero visibility

"With no forward visibility from the back seat, my RSO was looking through his viewsight...
USAF is in need of 74 additional combat squadrons

USAF is in need of 74 additional combat squadrons

Five more bomber squadrons are needed, there are now nine. The USAF also needs to...
That time a C-5 driver performed a high speed flyby over the house of then senator and future vice president Joe Biden

FIND OUT HOW THE CREW OF A MASSIVE C-5M SUPER GALAXY AIRLIFTER PREVENTED AIRCRAFT COLLISION

I’ll never forget looking over to the right and seeing an airplane landing: we were...

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The Egyptian Air Force First Phantom Killer that never was

The Egyptian Air Force First Phantom Killer That Never Was

'Then my leader yelled, "Break, break, we have two aircraft behind!" So, I forgot about the smoking Phantom and turned away. I left him...
USAF and other NATO air forces work together to address pilot shortage

T-38C Talon that crashed in November was doing an emergency landing when it went...

AETC said the pilots were completing a training mission but provided no answer when asked if the flyers had reported an...
Operation Nickel Grass: The C-5/C-141 Airlift that saved Israel

Operation Nickel Grass: How USAF C-5, C-141 Airlifters saved Israel

It is sufficient to say that U.S. military transport aircraft - much larger than those deployed by other belligerents in Yom...