Tag: instructor pilot

A-10 Hog driver hits 5,000 hours milestone

Lt. Col. Sandifer reached he milestone of 5,000 flight hours in the A-10 Hog after flying the aircraft for the last 29 yearsTaken at...

Former B-52 Instructor Pilot remembers Training Incidents

"We could have been throwing up dust clouds behind us, we were so low. One wrong move and we'd have been splattered over miles...

T-38 jet trainer crashes in Oklahoma; pilot ejected safely.

At the time of the accident, the T-38 was performing a training mission. One instructor pilot was on board and safely ejected.A U.S. Air...

Former BUFF driver shares Near-Death Experiences he had as B-52 pilot

"The B-52 suddenly snapped nose down ten degrees, a horrendous and panic-inducing loss of control that promised to kill us all in about ten...

The Death Spiral of Swoon 52: the story of the B-52...

"As the plane leveled off, Hunt’s Mesa suddenly appeared above the aircraft on the crew’s radar scopes that displayed the plane’s position well below...

The incredible story of the B-52 that landed with two engines...

"'Ah, IP, copilot!' Oh, great, I thought, what problem could this rookie have now? I told him to go ahead. 'Ah, are there supposed...

Retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel remembers his time as a T-38 student pilot

"The sky turned a deeper and darker blue as the sun moved farther below the horizon, and soon it seemed we might be in...

Investigation board determines that “T-45C instructor pilot was flat hatting” before...

The instructor pilot was “flat hatting,” which the investigation board described as “flight conduced at low altitude and/or a high rate of speed for thrill...

Lt Col Cheryl Buehn is the only female T-38 instructor pilot to...

Lt Col Cheryl Buehn has flown a number of aircraft in the USAF, such as the F-16 Fighting Falcon, T-38C Talon and the E-11A Battlefield...

RCAF CF-18s RECENTLY CONDUCTED DACT ENGAGEMENTS AGAINST HOLLOMAN’s F-16s

“We were able to take the F-16 (Fighting Falcons) and CF-18 (Hornets) and fly against each other in an environment where we normally do...

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