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The F-16 from 114th FW pancaked onto the roof of the warehouse near March ARB. The pilot ejected and was hospitalized.
The F-16 from 114th FW pancaked onto the roof of the warehouse near March ARB. The pilot ejected and was hospitalized. The video in this post is a new dashcam footage which captures the moment a pilot from 144th Fighter Wing (FW) ejected from an F-16  belonging to the 114th FW just...
Will Taiwan buy F-15 or F/A-18 fighters to boost its defense capabilities?
“An F-15 will never be an F-35. Never. But I need capacity,” U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein U.S. Air Force (USAF) Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein has said that his service will only buy new F-15X fighters if funds are allocated. Goldfein stressed...
Will Taiwan buy F-15 or F/A-18 fighters to boost its defense capabilities?
The decision to buy the F-15X comes from the Pentagon’s top leadership and not the U.S. Air Force According to Bloomberg the Pentagon will request $1.2 billion for 12 Boeing F-15Xs in the fiscal year 2020 budget. Sources familiar with the decision who asked not to be named...
Vermont ANG Commander fired after using an F-16 for romantic rendezvous
“Look forward to seeing the real deal in person soon!” Vermont ANG Col. Thomas Jackman wrote shortly before embarking on his trip As three former Vermont Air National Guard (VTANG) members told to vtdigger.com, VTANG Col. Thomas Jackman used an F-16 supersonic jet “for a work trip that doubled as a romantic rendezvous with a female Army colonel who worked...
ANG A-10 makes emergency landing after partial loss of canopy
The A-10 pilot was evaluated by medical personnel and appears to be uninjured On Nov. 7, 2018 at about 12:30 pm local time, the 185th Air Refueling Wing received notification of an in-flight emergency from an Air National Guard A-10. The pilot, a member of the Idaho Air National Guard, reported a partial loss of the aircraft's canopy. According to the...
L-29A Delfín lands nose gear up at New Castle Air National Guard Base
The pilot aboard the L-29A Delfín was not injured Taken on Oct. 24, 2018 the photos in this post show an L-29A Delfín after having made an emergency landing at New Castle Air National Guard Base. According to Station 33 - Delaware Air Guard Fire Department Facebook Page, at approximately 1537 hours, Station 33 was notified by Wilmington Tower of an...
Lt. Col. Seth “Jethro” Nehring was the U.S. fighter pilot aboard the Ukrainian Su-27UB that crashed during Ex. Clear Sky on Oct. 16
Lt. Col. Seth “Jethro” Nehring was serving as the Operations Officer in the Joint Operations Center, meaning he was the liaison between the exercise director, Maj. Gen. Garrison and all flying operations The 144th Fighter Wing (FW) has released the name and picture of the pilot involved in the crash of a Ukrainian Su-27UB that took place on Oct. 16, 2018. "It’s...
144th FW deploys F-15C Eagle fighters to Ukraine for the first time
The F-15C Eagle fighter aircraft have been deployed to Starokostiantyniv Air Base, Ukraine, to participate in exercise Clear Sky 2018 On Oct. 6, 2018 F-15C fighters from the California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing (FW) landed for the first time ever today on Ukrainian soil. The Eagles in fact have been deployed to Starokostiantyniv Air Base, Ukraine, to participate in...
144th FW unveils Anniversary F-15C Eagle fighter jet
The unit celebrates the 75th anniversary of the 194th Fighter Squadron Taken on Sep. 19, 2018 the cool photos in this post show 144th Fighter Wing's Anniversary F-15C Eagle fighter jet. The unit celebrates the 75th anniversary of the 194th Fighter Squadron. This special painted F-15C will be at the Capitol Airshow this weekend in Sacramento at the Mather Airport. The 144th...
USAF, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard members join to complete historic RC-135 Rivet Joint training mission
"This flight was important as a proof of concept to show we can generate a crew and fly without undue burden on the active duty," Lt. Col. Jed Snarr, 49th Intelligence Squadron commander On Aug. 5, 2018, fourteen members of the 655th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group’s 49th Intelligence Squadron (IS) joined with 11 members of the Nebraska Air National...

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