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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...
SR-71 Aircrew remembers a Memorable Encounter with a Soviet MiG-31 Interceptor over the Barents Sea

SR-71 Crew Members tell the story of a Memorable Encounter with a Soviet MiG-31...

"I assumed the Soviet MiG-31 fighter pilot would like nothing better than an opportunity to fire his missiles at an SR-71 Blackbird. Certainly, the...
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...
A quick look at USMC EA-6A 'Electric Intruder' operations during the Vietnam War

A quick look at USMC EA-6A ‘Electric Intruder’ operations during the Vietnam War

USMC EA-6A 'Electric Intruder' was the most capable electronic warfare aircraft of the conflict Grumman’s A-6 Intruder was the...
3D Virtual Training for U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck Crews

3D Virtual Training for U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck Crews

“Having a simulator that allows us to tie the full flight deck team with all the key decision-makers, supervisors, catapult crew...
The Soviet MiG-25s Reconnaissance Flights over Israel that IAF Fighters were never able to intercept

The Soviet MiG-25 Reconnaissance Flights over Israel that IAF Fighters were never able to...

'We saw Phantoms being scrambled from bases in Israel, but especially so from Meliz and their new base in the southern Sinai. They were...
RBAF F-16Vs will be the first Vipers to be produced in newly established F-16 production line in Greenville

Slovak Ministry of Defense signs LOAs for F-16 Block 70/72s. Few hours later the...

The country’s Prime Minister issued a statement hours later declaring the agreements are ‘invalid’ as the purchase is yet to be cleared by the...