Tag: Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

U.S. Army to build F-22 Alert Facility at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
The Alert Facility is expected to be ready by end of 2020 The Pentagon announced under Release No: CR-189-18 that the U.S. Army has awarded Nordic PCL Construction Inc. a $41 million contract to build an F-22 Fighter Alert Facility at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Hawaii. Work will be performed in JBPHH, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31,...
First B-2 Spirit deployment to Hawaii completed
One of the key integrations involved the B-2 Spirits and F-22 Raptors assigned to the 199th Fighter Squadron, a unit of the 154th Wing under the Hawaii Air National Guard Three B-2 Spirits and approximately 200 Airmen completed their first deployment to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JPHH), Hawaii, the U.S. Air Force announced on Oct. 4. The bombers were there from...
An in-depth analysis of infamous Dover C-5 crash – Part II: Training Analysis and Crash Summary
The pilot said they were slamming the throttles against the firewall, but they couldn’t get any more thrust and couldn’t understand why they could not. They still did not realize they had the wrong throttle forward Jay Lacklen is a former C-5 pilot with 12,500 flying hours and the author of two books, Flying the Line: An Air Force Pilot’s Journey and...
USAF finds out that F-22 saves fuel by flying faster
As the largest consumer of fuel across the U.S. federal government the USAF aims to increase operational energy efficiency while continuing to ensure mission success The U.S. Air Force (USAF) found out that the F-22 can save fuel by flying faster on ferry flights during an experiment carried out on Aug. 13. Two groups of F-22s have completed their training at...