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The story of the C-5 pilot that during his aircraft commander recommend ride went rogue on his senior evaluator

The story of the C-5 pilot that during his aircraft commander recommend ride went...

He looked at me wearily and said: “I’m so fucking tired, I don’t care if they violate me...”Jay Lacklen is a former C-5 pilot...
Ford to honor American fighter pilots who served in RAF during World War II with Eagle Squadron Mustang GT ahead of charity auction

Ford to honor American fighter pilots who served in RAF during World War II...

The sports car, named Eagle Squadron Mustang GT, will be driven by Ford and world champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. in Britain during Goodwood...
'The Blackbird can't fire a gun and doesn't carry a bomb, and I don't want it:' why USAF killed the SR-71 program

‘The Blackbird can’t fire a gun and doesn’t carry a bomb, and I don’t...

"The termination of the SR-71 Blackbird was a grave mistake and could place our nation at a serious disadvantage in the event of a...
Advanced Arresting Gear begins next round of aircraft testing with recovery of C-2 and E-2 aircraft

Advanced Arresting Gear begins next round of aircraft testing with recovery of C-2 and...

The testing is to ensure that the Advanced Arresting Gear can support the full USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) air wingThe Advanced Arresting...
Former BUFF driver tells the story of the B-52 flyby he performed to salute his mother

Former BUFF driver tells the story of the B-52 flyby he performed to salute...

"Suddenly, flight service had hooked me up to the house phone and said, 'Your mother is on the phone, Phantom Six-Zero, go ahead.' Dumbfounded,...
Draken L-159E Honey Badger aircraft provided Red Air for USMC air assets during Exercise Winter Fury

Aero Vodochody and IAI partner to offer improved L-159 for OA-X competition

"The L-159 is the most cost-effective and lowest-risk option,” Giuseppe Giordo, Aero Vodochody’s CEOAero Vodochody has partnered with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to offer the...

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The legendary triple ace Robin Olds and Mustache March tradition

THE LEGENDARY TRIPLE ACE ROBIN OLDS AND MUSTACHE MARCH TRADITION

The act of growing a mustache as a gesture of defiance against dogmatic leadership is...

Here’s why the iconic KC-135 Stratotanker, just like a 1950’s car, is still cool 60 years after having come to life

A significant avionics upgrade is expected to prolong the life of the KC-135 Stratotanker for...

B-52 FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR HITS 10,000 HOURS MILESTONE

On Mar. 2, 2017 Lt. Col. Steven R. Smith, 93rd Bomb Squadron flight instructor exceeded...

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Retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel remembers his time as a T-38 student pilot

Retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel remembers his time as a T-38 student pilot

"The sky turned a deeper and darker blue as the sun moved farther below the horizon, and soon it seemed we might be in...
Former BUFF driver tells the story of the B-52 flyby he performed to salute his mother

Former BUFF driver tells the story of the B-52 flyby he performed to salute...

"Suddenly, flight service had hooked me up to the house phone and said, 'Your mother is on the phone, Phantom Six-Zero, go ahead.' Dumbfounded,...
Lockheed Martin delivers 300th production F-35 aircraft

Lockheed Martin delivers 300th production F-35 aircraft

The 300th production F-35 aircraft is a USAF A-model, to be delivered to Hill AFB, UtahTaken on Jun. 11, 2018 the photo in this...