Robins Air Force Base

16th Airborne Command and Control Squadron flies final local sortie on E-8C JSTARS

16th Airborne Command and Control Squadron flies final local sortie on E-8C JSTARS

The squadron’s ‘Fini-Flight’ follows the Air Force’s decision to divest the E-8C JSTARS aircraft fleet beginning with four aircraft in… Read More

2 years ago

USAF begins E-8 fleet phase out by retiring Four JSTARS at Robins AFB

E-8 JSTARS phase out The US Air Force (USAF) authorized Air Combat Command (ACC) and the Georgia Air National Guard… Read More

2 years ago

BUFF driver explains how it was flying the B-52 on a low level training sortie

In 1980s, with the enhancement of the Russian air defense systems, the only way to perform an effective B-52 strike… Read More

3 years ago

“Operation Credible Sport” YMC-130H going to museum

YMC-130H transport aircraft were three modified Lockheed Hercules Aircraft for Top Secret "Operation Credible Sport", for second Iran hostage crisis… Read More

6 years ago

“MAINTENANCE ERROR DAMAGED E-8C JSTARS AIRCRAFT,” USAF MATERIEL COMMAND ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION BOARD SAYS

Contractor maintenance personnel covered three drain holes in aircraft's radar radome on the belly of the aircraft causing water from… Read More

7 years ago

LEGACY MISSION SYSTEM FOR HIGH-ALTITUDE U-2 IS REPLACED AFTER 40 YEARS OF SERVICE

Legacy mission system for high-altitude U-2 replaced On Dec. 15, 2016 a U-2 Dragon Lady, flying from the 380th Air… Read More

7 years ago

HERE’S HOW SR-71 BLACKBIRD PILOTS WHO ESTABLISHED ABSOLUTE SPEED RECORD CELEBRATED THE 40th ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC FLIGHT

The absolute speed record that still stands today In 1976, it was a different time. The Cold War with the… Read More

8 years ago