Tag: aircraft arresting system

USAF replaces old BAK-14 hook aircraft arresting system with the new BAK-14M
The new BAK-14M contains less independent parts required to operate the equipment which means less maintenance and less possibility to negatively affect the flying mission The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is phasing out the original BAK-14 hook cable support system and replacing it with the new BAK-14M. “With our runway being joint use with the Sioux Falls airport we were able...
The aircraft arresting system is designed to safely bring aircraft to a stop in the event of an emergency Filmed at Buckley Air Force Base in 2013, the interesting video in this post shows a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet conducting an aircraft arresting system test to certify that the equipment is working properly. Noteworthy the aircraft arresting system...