Tag: Nevada Test and Training Range

Pilot error behind last September A-10C collision
The A-10C aircrews failed to adhere to established altitude and deconfliction procedures The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has recently determined the cause behind the collision of two A-10C Thunderbolt IIs over Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) in September 2017. According to Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board in fact on Sept 6, 2017, two A-10C attack aircraft collided over NTTR...
Thunderbirds pilot killed in F-16 crash at Nellis Air Force Base
The F-16 crash occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. during routine training on the Nevada Test and Training Range A U.S. Air Force (USAF) Thunderbirds F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet crashed on Apr. 4, 2018 at Nellis Air Force Base (AFB), Las Vegas. According to the service news release "a Thunderbirds pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over...
Famed former Soviet-Era test pilot warned Lt. Col. Eric Schultz one month before his fatal crash near Area 51
“You’ll perish, you can not do what I do,” Magomed Tolboyev, the test pilot for Soviet Buran space shuttle, said to Lt. Col. Eric Schultz a month ago Magomed Tolboyev, the test pilot for Soviet Buran space shuttle, said he had been in contact with the late Lt. Col. Eric Schultz a month ago. Actually according to an article appeared on...
The Nevada Test and Training Range is the largest contiguous air and ground space available for peacetime military operations in the free world The following video shows U.S. Air Force (USAF) Weapons School squadrons performing composite mission application and combat search and rescue (CSAR) missions at the Texas Lake dry lakebed on the Nevada Test and Training Range at Nellis Air...