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Turkey to receive first F-35 on Thursday despite opposition from Congress

Turkey to receive first F-35 on Thursday despite opposition from Congress

The Senate bill also calls on Secretary of Defense James Mattis to submit to Congress "a plan to remove the Government of the Republic...
Pentagon Inspector General finds that Afghanistan’s UH-60s are less capable than the Mi-17

Pentagon Inspector General finds that Afghanistan’s UH-60s are less capable than the Mi-17

“In general it takes almost two Black Hawks to carry the load of a single Mi-17,” Pentagon Inspector General Glenn FinePentagon Inspector General Glenn...
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...
That time an Iraqi MiG-29 crashed trying to shoot down a USAF F-15E

That time an Iraqi MiG-29 crashed trying to shoot down a USAF F-15E

“The MiG pilot was trying to converge on an aircraft moving at 600 knots at 100 feet altitude. He just got too low. It...
Indian Air Force not keen on getting an extra 40 Su-30MKI fighters

Indian Air Force not keen on getting an extra 40 Su-30MKI fighters

Actually half of the service fighter fleet is made up of the aircraft and the Su-30MKI is expensive to maintainThe Indian Air Force (IAF)...