instructor pilot

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

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… Read More

6 years ago

Investigation board determines that “T-45C instructor pilot was flat hatting” before last October fatal crash

The instructor pilot was “flat hatting,” which the investigation board described as “flight conduced at low altitude and/or a high rate… Read More

6 years ago

Lt Col Cheryl Buehn is the only female T-38 instructor pilot to dogfight against F-22 drivers

Lt Col Cheryl Buehn has flown a number of aircraft in the USAF, such as the F-16 Fighting Falcon, T-38C Talon… Read More

6 years ago

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… Read More

6 years ago

TWO KILLED IN U.S. NAVY T-45C GOSHAWK CRASH

An instructor pilot and a student, whose names have not yet been released, were aboard the T-45C Goshawk As reported… Read More

6 years ago

PILOT ERROR BEHIND LAST YEAR’s TU-2S CRASH

The mishap occurred because the pilot who was flying the TU-2S for the first time made a mistake during a… Read More

7 years ago

HERE’S HOW TWO AIR NATIONAL GUARD INSTRUCTOR PILOTS ARE SETTING FUNDAMENTALS OF F-35 TRAINING

Even though training pilots to fly a fifth-generation fighter is a daunting task, the Air National Guard has more than 10 years of experience… Read More

7 years ago

READ THE STORY OF THIS FORMER B-52 STRATOFORTRESS PILOT WHO COMPLETED 25 COMBAT MISSION DURING OPERATION DESERT STORM

Bowles, having completed 25 combat missions in 10 weeks, considers Desert Storm to be a career-defining moment Jim Bowles, an… Read More

7 years ago

U.S. Air Force F-16 and F-35 fighter jets have started integrated training at Luke AFB

Luke’s F-16 drivers are learning how to accomplish missions by complementing their toolset with the numerous, new cutting-edge capabilities of… Read More

7 years ago

This is what’s like performing aerobatic maneuvers in the legendary P-51 Mustang

During an orientation flight on board the Mustang the passenger is invited to do the majority of the flight by… Read More

7 years ago