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    BREAKING: USAF F-15C Eagle Fighter Crashes Near Okinawa- Pilot Injured But Safe

    On Sunday June 10th at 0636 local time (1936 Eastern Time in the United States) a United States Air Force (USAF) McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle fighter jet crashed into the Philippine Sea approximately 50 miles south of Naha, Okinawa, Japan. The pilot of the jet ejected successfully from the stricken aircraft and was rescued by […] More

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    So Much Warthog: Watch TAC Putting the A-10 Through the Wringer

    Produced by the United States Air Force (USAF) during 1977, the film “A-10 Capabilities and Sortie Surge 1977” stars the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II and documents an exercise conducted during February of 1977 to investigate the capabilities of the new (at the time) aircraft and her crews and maintainers. The exercise, conducted at the […] More

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    Memorial Day: Remembering Why We Remember Our Fallen Heroes

    Memorial Day first became an American tradition as Decoration Day during the 1860s to memorialize those who died in battle during the American Civil War and place flowers at their graves. There is some debate about exactly when and where the observance was first proclaimed, but suffice it to say that Memorial Day was, and […] More

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    BREAKING: C-130H Hercules Crashes in Georgia; No Survivors Reported

    SCROLL DOWN FOR UPDATES On Wednesday May 2nd 2018 at approximately 1130 local time, a Puerto Rico Air National Guard (ANG) Lockheed C-130H Hercules airlifter crashed near Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (KSAV) in Georgia. The stricken aircraft came to rest on Highway 21 at Crossgate Road but no injuries to those on the ground or property […] More

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    Watch and Listen as 70 Years of US Navy Blue Angels History Come Alive

    This Blue Angels retrospective was produced by the Blue Angels Association to celebrate the team’s 70th Anniversary in 2016. The video intermixes performance footage tracing all the way back to the team’s original Grumman F6F Hellcat aircraft and personnel with music from the eras during which each aircraft was flown by the team along with […] More

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    Watch as B-52 BUFFs Roar Past Low and Slow at Barksdale AFB

    Everybody loves the BUFF. Boeing’s B-52H Stratofortress is still a front line weapons system more than sixty years after it entered United States Air Force (USAF) service. Today many of the remaining USAF B-52Hs are based at Barksdale Air Force Base at Bossier City in northwestern Louisiana and Minot AFB at Minot near the Canadian […] More

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    USS Harry S Truman and CVW-1 Are Loaded For Bear and Ready For Trouble

    On April 11th 2018 the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S Truman (CVN-75) departed Norfolk for the ship’s latest deployment. The carrier and her crew of 6,500 sailors, along with the attendant Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG), is headed to the Mediterranean Sea and points Middle East. Escorted by several guided missile destroyers, the carrier’s primary […] More

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    Tigershark: When What Might Have Been Became What Never Was

    When this promotional film was produced during the early 1980s to extoll the virtues of the Northrop F-5G (F-20) Tigershark, the jet was in competition with the likes of the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon. Though it was an evolutionary development of Northrop’s by-then successful F-5E Tiger fighter bomber, the Tigershark was much more than […] More

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    BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: US Air Force F-16 Viper Jet Down In Nevada Desert

    UPDATE:  According to this Air Force statement released by Nellis Public Affairs, the F-16 that crashed in Nevada on Wednesday 4/4/2018 belonged to the Thunderbirds: NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over the Nevada Test and Training Range today at approximately 10:30 […] More

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