Tag: U.S. Air Force

144th FW unveils Anniversary F-15C Eagle fighter jet

The unit celebrates the 75th anniversary of the 194th Fighter SquadronTaken on Sep. 19, 2018 the cool photos in this post show 144th Fighter...

Past, present, and future of Red Tail legacy over Alabama

Peace, Lopez and Lang took to the skies together. The flight was smooth, once the fighter pilots became accustomed to the P-51’s relatively leisurely...

Cool video shows SR-71 Blackbird igniting the afterburners during very low...

"The SR-71 pilot circled around behind the crowd and came in behind the hangers so as not to be seen or heard and just...

USAF is in need of 74 additional combat squadrons

Five more bomber squadrons are needed, there are now nine. The USAF also needs to add 14 refueling tanker squadrons to the 40 it...

SLUF Vs Hun: former USAF pilot explains why the A-7 outclassed...

"The mission was to drop bombs and destroy the target, and the A-7's ability to drop great bombs is unprecedented. It wasn't just more...

First husband-wife pilots to fly the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber retire...

John and Jennifer began dating, though it was less than six months later that she left South Dakota for her next assignment to fly...

USAF orders 18 more KC-46A Pegasus tankers

This brings the total number of KC-46A aircraft ordered so far to 52Boeing has secured another contract to deliver 18 KC-46A aerial tankers to...

How a USAF F-4E flying at Mach 1.2 gun killed a...

The MiG crashed into a green meadow, exploding in a huge orange ball of fire. Brenda 01's quarter-roll and zoom maneuver terminated at an...

The story of the two BUFF incidents that terminated Chrome Dome nuclear...

On Jan. 21, 1968, a nuclear-armed BUFF engaged on a Chrome Dome flight crashed just five miles from the USAF airfield in Thule on...

Remembering Shell 77, the KC-135 tanker that crashed in Kyrgyzstan while...

Around 10,000ft, Shell 77 exploded into three main sections and impacted the terrain approximately 1.5 miles southwest of where the tail section was foundTankers,...

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