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Commander of Air Combat Command to consider letting Air Mobility pilots transition to fighters or bombers
But since transitioning a pilot from flying mobility aircraft to fighters or bombers would require about the same time for newly trained pilots to learn how to fly them in the first place, Gen. Mike Holmes remains skeptical During the Airlift Tanker Association’s annual symposium, commander of Air Combat Command (ACC), Gen. Mike Holmes told the audience that he is...
T-38 jet trainer crashes in Oklahoma; pilot ejected safely.
At the time of the accident, the T-38 was performing a training mission. One instructor pilot was on board and safely ejected. A U.S. Air Force (USAF) T-38 Talon stationed at Vance Air Force Base (AFB) in Enid, Oklahoma, crashed at approximately 1:48 p.m. Friday local time, about 70 miles west of the base. According to a news release from the...