Iconic USMC AV-8B Harrier jump jet flies final public performance at Cherry Point Air Show

AV-8B Harrier jump jet flies final public performance On May 11 and 12, 2024, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry… Read More

2 months ago

All good things must come to an end: USMC marks graduation of last AV-8B Harrier II pilots

Graduation of last USMC AV-8B Harrier II pilots The AV-8B Harrier II Fleet Replacement Detachment (FRD), Marine Aircraft Group (MAG)… Read More

4 months ago

With 7 confirmed Houthi drones shot down, this USMC AV-8B Harrier pilot could be the First American ace since the Vietnam War: Meet USMC Captain Earl Ehrhart V

USMC Captain Earl Ehrhart V cuold be the first American ace since the Vietnam War In the skies above the… Read More

5 months ago

A-7E Corsair II Vs AV-8B Harrier II: Which is the better attack aircraft? The unbiased perspective of a Navy A-7 pilot.

The A-7E Corsair II Developed to replace the legendary A-4, the A-7 Corsair II brought no significant advantage in speed… Read More

6 months ago

USMC AV-8B Harrier II pilot explains how fighter pilots can talk to an enemy aircraft in an air engagement

Fighter pilots do not chat with each other in the way you see in Top Gun Radio signals can be… Read More

6 months ago

USMC AH-1W and UH-1Y crews who were able to take off during the Taliban attack on Camp Bastion recall providing CAS to the airfield defenders

Taliban attack on Camp Bastion US and British forces, strongly supported by air power, invaded Afghanistan in late 2001 in… Read More

10 months ago

Despite facing retirement within this decade, USMC AV-8B Harrier mission capable rate is now at 83 percent

The AV-8B Harrier Integrated Weapon Support Team total backorders have decreased by 75% over the last 3 years. Naval Supply… Read More

2 years ago

That time a USMC Harrier Pilot Performed an Emergency Landing without Nose Gear aboard USS Bataan

Mahoney descended upon the cradle thanks to the unique AV-8B Harrier’s ability to take off and land vertically. But his… Read More

5 years ago

USMC ready to deploy APKWS on F/A-18 Hornet

APKWS is a low-cost precision-guided 2.75-inch rocket system that integrates a low-cost Distributed Aperture Semi-Active Laser Seeker guidance section with existing… Read More

6 years ago


"We heard the first explosion, then a second and then a third. The Taleban was on base and we were… Read More

6 years ago


U.S. Marine Corps aircrews didn't meet their goal of flight hours since 2012 As reported by Marine Corps Times, Lt.… Read More

7 years ago