Tag: Luke Air Force Base

Luke AFB stands up new F-35A squadron to train Dutch and...

“The 308th FS is the fourth F-35A squadron at Luke, but the most important part of this activation is that we will be with...

USAF F-35 Heritage Flight Team transitions to the F-35 Demonstration Team...

“The past year’s demonstration was sort of like an ‘appetizer’ if you will. The new profile this year will be the full ‘five-course meal’...

Turkey to receive first F-35 on Thursday despite opposition from Congress

The Senate bill also calls on Secretary of Defense James Mattis to submit to Congress "a plan to remove the Government of the Republic...

LUKE’s F-35s RECEIVE UPGRADED EJECTION SEAT THAT REMOVES WEIGHT LIMIT RESTRICTION

Since October 2015, pilots weighing less than 136 pounds have been restricted from flying the F-35A Lightning II due to concerns of possible neck...

RUSSIAN MILITARY OBSERVERS POSE FOR A PICTURE IN FRONT OF NORWAY’S...

Russia filed the request under the 2011 Vienna Document, which allows participating states of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe to inspect...

A BLAST FROM THE PAST: COOL PHOTO OF THE FIRST F-15E...

The F-15E was a modification of the two-seat F-15 Eagle and was designed as an all-weather multirole strike fighter The interesting photo in this post...

FIRST F-16 VIPER PILOT TO DROP BOMBS IN AFGHANISTAN AFTER SEPTEMBER...

Col. Kurt Gallegos has 462 combat hours in the skies over Iraq, Afghanistan, and Bosnia, he was the first F-16 pilot to drop bombs...

LUKE AFB TO RESUME F-35A FLYING OPERATIONS ON JUN. 21

No specific root cause for the physiological events experienced by F-35 pilots was identified On Jun. 21, 2017 the 56th Fighter Wing (FW) at Luke...

LUKE’s F-35s GROUNDED AFTER HYPOXIA INCIDENTS

Five F-35A pilots assigned to Luke AFB have experienced physiological incidents while flying since May 2, 2017 As reported in a U.S. Air Force (USAF)...

FIRST JAPAN AIR SELF DEFENSE FORCE F-35 PILOTS GRADUATE AT LUKE...

Three more classes of JASDF F-35 pilots will be trained at Luke On May 20, 2017 two Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) pilots “Koku-Jieitai,”...

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