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    Powered Flight During the 1970s Was More Than Just Awesome

    The film “Flying Machines- Powered Flight in the 1970s” was produced for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during the days when the airlines were booming and research and development were investigating amazing new technologies. The piece features everything from classic airliners and general aviation aircraft to military jets and experimental types- some of […] More

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    Watch: Military Jets Thunder Over EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh

    EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh has always been a showcase for military aircraft. In recent years there have been more aerial demonstrations by military aircraft than in days gone by and that’s generally considered to be a good thing. Whether bombers, tankers, fighters, or airlifters, the crowd loves to see the military iron thunder past. This […] More

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    Thunderbirds Replace Fallen Pilot as Team Prepares for Air Show Return

    America’s “Ambassadors in Blue”, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, now have a new slot pilot, the #4 position with the team, and he is a former Thunderbird himself. Maj. Nick “Khan” Krajicek, former Slot Pilot during the 2016 and 2017 show seasons, is returning to replace Major Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno, who was lost in a tragic accident during […] More

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    BREAKING: Thunderbirds Incident at Dayton

    UPDATE: 6:58PM CT: A press conference was held this afternoon regarding the crash. Both occupants of the two-ship F-16D are in good condition. See recap of today’s events here. UPDATE 12:34PM CT:  Here is live footage of the incident provided by WHIO. 12:20PM CT The Dayton Daily News is reporting that a Thunderbirds aircraft ‘crashed’ […] More

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    Wisconsin ANG Badger Tanker Passes Some Gas to Triple-Nickle F-16s

    Aerial refueling. Tanking. In-flight refueling. Passing gas. Air-to-air refueling. Tanker tracks. Tanker Toads. Texaco. All terms associated with ensuring one aircraft has the fuel necessary to complete a mission planned to cover more distance than its un-refueled range.  The United States Air Force (USAF) has been refueling its aircraft in flight since 1949, initially employing […] More

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    Any Closer To The Ground And It Would Be Dangerous

    Today’s video is remarkable. If you’re a pilot, a bona-fide Avgeek, or just an enthusiast, you will definitely enjoy this ride! The footage was captured during a United States Air Force F-16 Viper Demonstration Team flight. But that’s not all folks. While the demonstration itself (shown from both the pilot’s perspective as well as from […] More

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