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How Social Media May Drive Our Perception of Military Aviation Safety

Apr 26 2018
The Luke AFB F-16 Emergency Landing, the Tragic Thunderbird Crash, The CH-53 Accident: Why (Does It Seem Like) So Many Military Aircraft Are Crashing?

Why does it seem like so many military aircraft been crashing? It’s a relevant question given the ...

Reflections on The Magic of Flight from the Best Seat in the World at 23,000ft

Apr 25 2018
We Describe the Splendor of Flying a Refueling Mission Over the Eastern U.S.

I’d seen the YouTube videos, hundreds of them probably, maybe a thousand if there are that many. But this was nothing like the videos.

On a lofty sheet of ...

F-16 Attempting Emergency Landing At Lake Havasu, Arizona, Departs Prepared Surface. Pilot Ejects.

Apr 24 2018
F-16 Crash Lands Near Lake Havasu, Arizona. Pilot Safely Ejected.

An F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, Lake Havasu City, Ariz. at approximately 10:35 a.m. today during a routine ...

Lockheed Martin to Propose 5th Gen F-22/F-35 Hybrid to Japan.

Apr 23 2018
New Proposed Stealth Hybrid Fighter to Expand Japanese Fighter Capability. Re-opening the F-22 Production Line might be an option too.

Late Friday, April 20, Reuters journalists Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo reported that Lockheed Martin will propose a new 5th generation ...

It’s Been 10 Years Since The F-117 Nighthawk Retired (At Least, Officially…)

Apr 23 2018
The last F-117 Black Jets officially retired from active service on Apr. 22, 2008. But some Nighthawks have continued to fly.

On Apr. 22, the U.S. Air Force posted an interesting article on their website titled “Remembering the F-117 Nighthawk”. The ...

Incident in Saudi Arabia Sparks Tweets About Unconfirmed Possible Coup Attempt.

Apr 21 2018
Video Emerging with Significant Gunfire Being Heard Near Palace; King Transferred to Airbase; Toy Drone shot down.

Twitter and news outlets came alive with spotty, unconfirmed news reports of an incident in Saudi Arabia that some sources were describing as a ...

Military Aviation

Apr 25 2018
We Describe the Splendor of Flying a Refueling Mission Over the Eastern U.S. I’d seen the YouTube videos, hundreds of them proba...
Apr 23 2018
New Proposed Stealth Hybrid Fighter to Expand Japanese Fighter Capability. Re-opening the F-22 Production Line might be an option ...

Drones

Feb 28 2018
Photos shot from UFO Seekers allegedly show unknown, triangular object interacting with two U.S. Air Force F-16s. But it’s p...
Feb 16 2018
One of the RQ-4B Global Hawk drone converted into EQ-4 has logged 20,000 flight hours operating as a “flying gateway” ...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Apr 26 2018
The Luke AFB F-16 Emergency Landing, the Tragic Thunderbird Crash, The CH-53 Accident: Why (Does It Seem Like) So Many Military Ai...
Apr 24 2018
F-16 Crash Lands Near Lake Havasu, Arizona. Pilot Safely Ejected. An F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing diverted and attempte...

Rogue States

Apr 21 2018
Video Emerging with Significant Gunfire Being Heard Near Palace; King Transferred to Airbase; Toy Drone shot down. Twitter and new...
Apr 21 2018
AFCENT Changing The Narrative About the Strikes and Weapons Used in Syria. U.S. Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT) made an unusua...

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