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125 retired pilots, other officers to return to USAF since May...

Of the 125 total applicants, 50 are pilots The U.S. Air Force (USAF) says 125 retired pilots,...

GAO report finds that the way USAF is operating its F-22...

The way the USAF is operating its F-22 fleet leads to lower aircraft availability and less air superiority training for its pilots The U.S. Government...

336th Fighter Squadron CO hits 3,000 hours milestone on F-15E

According to Boeing, Col. Matthew Swanson is the 37th F-15E fighter pilot to eclipse that feat On Jun. 11, 2018 the commanding officer (CO) of...

Meet Poland’s First Female MiG-29 Fighter Pilot

“The aircraft won’t forgive any mistakes. It doesn’t matter if you are a man or a woman, we are all pilots,” Lt Katarzyna Tomiak-Siemieniewic,...

PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS ORDER ALLOWING USAF TO RECALL 1,000 RETIRED PILOTS...

The U.S. military has said earlier that the USAF is lacking 1,500 pilots U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Oct. 20 that...

GORGEOUS COLD WAR ERA VIDEO SHOWS ROYAL AIR FORCE LIGHTNING INTERCEPTORS...

The iconic Lightning has been Britain's first and only entirely indigenous Mach 2 fighter aircraft produced After the article featuring the cool video of the...

LACK OF FLIGHT HOURS BEHIND RECENT CRASHES OF U.S. MARINE CORPS...

U.S. Marine Corps aircrews didn't meet their goal of flight hours since 2012 As reported by Marine Corps Times, Lt. Gen. Jon M. Davis, the...

WHEN THE OLD MEETS THE NEW: WWII FIGHTER PILOT WHO FLEW...

Flying the P-38 was just like you were driving along in a Cadillac: it just purrs out there with 1300 horses in each engine Retired...

HERE’S WHY THE U.S. AIR FORCE IS SHORT OF FIGHTER PILOTS

The past 25 years of continuous combat operations has taken a toll on the Air Force fighter community: compounding the problem since FY14, losses...

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