Tag: RAF Mildenhall

USAF to relocate RC-135 Rivet Joint spy planes to RAF Fairford

The USAF has started to prepare for the closure of RAF Mildenhall with about 530 USAF personnel and 740 dependants being relocated to RAF...

The story of Belmont 86, the SR-71 that made an emergency...

"My call sign was 'Belmont 86' and my transmissions to approach control were something like this: 'Bodø Approach, Belmont 86, six-zero miles west, declaring...

The story of the SR-71 Blackbird that outran Gaddafi’s SAMs during...

"It is a race the SR-71 will not let us lose. The Mach eases to 3.5 as we crest 80,000 feet. We are a...

THE STORY BEHIND THIS FAMED SR-71 BLACKBIRD SUPER LOW KNIFE-EDGE PASS

  "... The cadets now had 107 feet of fire-breathing titanium in their face as the SR-71 levelled and accelerated, in full burner, on the...

USAF KC-135 TANKER LANDS SAFELY AFTER HAVING EXPERIENCED AUTO PILOT WARNING...

The KC-135 tanker was a transient aircraft from McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey A U.S. Air Force (USAF) KC-135 Stratotanker air-to-air refueller has...

USAF F-15Cs PERFORM FARP WITH MC-130 FOR THE FIRST TIME

A FARP is an austere location near a combat zone where fuel and supplies can be transferred from one aircraft to another On Ju. 26,...

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