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Former SR-71 Blackbird crew members share their most interesting stories

Former SR-71 Blackbird crew members share their most interesting stories

"You haven't been lost till you've been lost at Mach 3 because for every minute that you don't know where you are, you're 35...
Italy may cut F-35 order

Italy may cut F-35 order

Italian Defence Minister Elisabetta Trenta said that her country will not be buying more F-35 fighters and she is reassessing the current contract for...
The incredible story of the C-5 crew that performed three night air refuelings during a storm

The incredible story of the C-5 crew that completed three night air refuelings during...

"I called the middle tanker, below me: 'What number are you, in the middle?' He responded, 'I'm tanker #2.' I said, 'No, you are...
Will Taiwan buy F-15 or F/A-18 fighters to boost its defense capabilities?

Boeing pitches to Pentagon the F-15X, the Eagle that can fire 24 air-to-air missiles

The F-15X will carry more than two dozen air-to-air missiles and has modern flight controls, cockpit displays, and radarMarcus Weisgerber reports on Defense One...
Watch LM-100J Super Hercules doing a loop at Farnborough Airshow

Watch LM-100J Super Hercules doing a loop at Farnborough Airshow

At 2:08 in the video the LM-100J does a loop!Taken on Jul. 17, 2018 at Farnborough Airshow the incredible video in this post features Test pilot...
That time a USAF EC-121 Warning Star almost landed on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier

That time a USAF EC-121 Warning Star almost landed on a U.S. Navy aircraft...

"The landing signal officer was frantically trying to wave us off as if he honestly thought that we were serious about trying to land...

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The story of the C-5 pilot who was saved by his guardian angel twice in the same mission

The story of the C-5 pilot who was saved by his guardian angel twice in the same mission

"On this winter C-5 mission to Bodo, Norway, he (she?) saved me twice," Jay Lacklen, former...

ISRAEL IS EVALUATING F-35B TO REPLACE ITS LEGACY F-15 EAGLE FIGHTERS

New threats faced by Israel have placed the potential purchase of the STOVL variant of...
Japan could purchase F-35B STOVL stealth fighter jets

JAPAN COULD PURCHASE F-35B STOVL STEALTH FIGHTER JETS

Officials are still mulling whether to convert some F-35As under order to the B-model or...

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Italy may cut F-35 order

Italy may cut F-35 order

Italian Defence Minister Elisabetta Trenta said that her country will not be buying more F-35 fighters and she is reassessing the current contract for...
That time a USAF EC-121 Warning Star almost landed on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier

That time a USAF EC-121 Warning Star almost landed on a U.S. Navy aircraft...

"The landing signal officer was frantically trying to wave us off as if he honestly thought that we were serious about trying to land...
Remembering the last glory days of VF-84 Jolly Rogers

Remembering the last glory days of VF-84 Jolly Rogers

"I knew about VF-84 Jolly Rogers from the movies and building models as a kid. It's a great public relations and recruiting tool. Somebody...