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Fighter Drawdown Dynamics: Effects on Aircrew Inventories

Fighter Drawdown Dynamics: Effects on Aircrew Inventories

Summary The Air Force faces an increasing demand for personnel with pilot skills, a demand driven by the expanding number and size of various staffs (such as those of air operations centers) and an increased demand for operators of unmanned […]


RAF gives training tips to the Pakistan Air Force

RAF gives training tips to the Pakistan Air Force

Members of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Flying Instructors School (FIS) have paid a visit to North Yorkshire to come face-to-face with their British RAF counterparts. The visit to RAF Linton-on-Ouse was part of a fact-finding mission to allow the […]


Air Force officials revise fitness program

Air Force officials revise fitness program

WASHINGTON: The need for a “clear, understandable and simpler” fitness program will mean significant changes to the Air Force’s current fitness program, said the service’s top officer during a senior leadership conference held June 4 through 6 at Wright-Patterson Air […]


Air Force researcher wins top science award

Air Force researcher wins top science award

LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: A Wilford Hall doctor has received one of the highest distinctions a researcher can achieve, according to medical officials here. Maj. (Dr) Vikhyat Bebarta, chief of medical toxicology and a staff emergency physician, is the […]


General cites importance of airpower for Afghanistan

General cites importance of airpower for Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan: The Afghan National Army Air Corps is a vital and rapidly growing component of Afghanistan’s security forces and is building airpower to deny terrorists a safe haven in Afghanistan, a U.S. Air Force general here said. Afghanistan’s vast […]


Advanced Composite Cargo Aircraft makes first flight

Advanced Composite Cargo Aircraft makes first flight

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio: Members of the Air Force Research Laboratory and Lockheed Martin’s famed ‘Skunk Works’ launched a new era of aircraft manufacturing technology and performance with the successful initial demonstration flight of the Advanced Composite Cargo Aircraft […]


Air Force team conducts air-assault training from Army helos

Air Force team conducts air-assault training from Army helos

JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq: Airmen from the 532nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron jumped in and out of helicopters from the Army C Company, 1-137th Aviation Regiment during air-assault training here May 23. “The purpose of air-assault training is to add […]


China air force to show off new equipment on National Day

China air force to show off new equipment on National Day

Beijing: The Chinese air force will show off new high-tech equipment at a grand military parade planned for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Communist state, local media said Tuesday. The People’s Liberation Army Air Force will put […]


Israeli Air Force Conducts War Games

Israeli Air Force Conducts War Games

JERUSALEM: The Israeli Air Force concluded a major, four-day exercise to prepare for the possibility of all out war. Military sources said the exercise simulated war on several fronts, including with Iran. In a terse statement, Defense Minister Ehud Barak […]


AF officials announce Combat Air Forces restructure plan

AF officials announce Combat Air Forces restructure plan

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Following the May 7 roll-out of the fiscal year 2010 budget proposal for the Department of Defense, Air Force officials announced plans to retire legacy fighters to fund a smaller and more capable force and redistribute people […]


 
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