Hurlburt Field

The KC-135 can now handle cargo without the need for a K-loader or a forklift thanks to the Pack and Transport Reloader crane

The KC-135 can now handle cargo without the need for a K-loader or a forklift thanks to the Pack and Transport Reloader crane

The KC-135 can only load and unload cargo with the support of a K-loader or a forklift. With the Pack… Read More

11 months ago

AC-130A crew reunited with “Spectre 17” Gunship 50 years after it was hit by 57mm round over Vietnam

Along with the structural damage, the 57 mm also created a three-foot hole in the weapons control booth of AC-130A… Read More

2 years ago

AC-130J Ghostrider aircrew received Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal for saving 88 lives during Afghanistan battle

The AC-130J Ghostrider crew, operating under the call sign Shadow 71, provided nearly two hours of continuous close air support… Read More

3 years ago

MH-60G that rescued F-117 pilot Dale Zelko who was shot down over Yugoslavia in 1999 has been retired

Gen. Franks flew MH-60 Pave Hawk tail number 009 during Operation Allied Force, rescuing Lt. Col. Darrell Patrick “Dale” Zelko… Read More

3 years ago

AC-130J Ghostrider flyby commemorates 30th anniversary of the shot down of AC-130H Spirit 03, the largest single loss suffered by USAF in Operation Desert Storm

The AC-130H crew were supporting US Marines during a battle in Khafji, Saudi Arabia. As the video in this post… Read More

3 years ago

USAF To Buy Limited Number of AT-6 and A-29 Light Attack Aircraft

Contract award is expected by the end of the year for the A-29 and in early 2020 for the AT-6.… Read More

4 years ago

Last Combat Deployment Complete for AC-130U Spooky Gunship

The AC-130U Spooky is being replaced downrange by the AC-130J Ghostrider, the most lethal and innovative gunship in the world.… Read More

5 years ago

USAF retires AC-130U that sank Iraqi patrol boat during Operation Iraqi Freedom

The AC-130U had the honor of being “the first Air Force aircrew and aircraft to sink a maritime combat surface… Read More

6 years ago

THIS VIDEO FEATURES AN UNPRECEDENTED FORMATION OF 10 CV-22 OSPREY TILT-ROTOR AIRCRAFT

This training mission was the first time in U.S. Air Force history that 10, CV-22s flew in formation simultaneously Taken… Read More

7 years ago