Tag: U.S. Air Force

USAF installs metallic 3D Printed Part on F-22 because of lack...

The use of 3D printing gives maintainers the ability to acquire replacement parts on short notice without minimum order quantities

U-2 Dragon Lady Makes Rare Appearance at Nellis AFB

The U-2 traveled to Nellis to enhance the learning environment for U.S. Air Force Weapons School pilots entering their Weapons School...

Capt Jerry Yellin, WW II Fighter Pilot to fly last Combat...

Although his flying career was short, Capt Jerry Yellin witnessed more turmoil than any human being should ever have to witness

The C-5s in these photos look like Gigantic Snowmen

Maybe it’s because of their massive size, but don’t you think that FREDs in these photos look like enormous snowmen?

This F-22 Made A Hook-Down Emergency Landing Last Year

"As we approached Atlantic City, we finalized our fuel plan. I still needed to burn down gas in order to land...

The unknown story of the U-2 flight that went lost over...

Two Air Defense Command Convair F-102 Delta Dagger interceptors were scrambled to counter the MiG-19s and guide the U-2 home. On...

Here’s why the B-58’s Tail Gun Rounds moved Backwards when They...

The tail gun of the B-58 boasted many firsts for an aircraft defensive gun including the first fully automatic defensive gun...

F-16/Su-57 and F-35/J-31 Aggressor Paint Schemes unveiled

The F-16/Su-57 camo will be most probably realized for early summer The interesting pictures in this post...

125 retired pilots, other officers to return to USAF since May...

Of the 125 total applicants, 50 are pilots The U.S. Air Force (USAF) says 125 retired pilots,...

How the U.S. secretly tested the A-12 RCS during the Cuban...

During the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, nineteen SA-2 missile sites were constructed on the island supported by P-14 "Tall King" radars....

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