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How pilot training has changed over the years

VANCE AIR FORCE BASE: Pilot training is constantly changing to ensure students have an environment where they not only learn to fly, but to...

Final AC-130U Spooky returns from combat deployment

The final AC-130U Spooky gunship returned here from the airframe’s last scheduled combat deployment July 8, 2019. While still on alert to respond to contingencies...

US Air Force Conducts Successful Hypersonic Weapon Flight Test

The U.S. Air Force successfully conducted the first flight test of its AGM-183A Air Launched Rapid Response Weapon, or ARRW, on a B-52 Stratofortress...

Pentagon refuses Boeing tanker deliveries over quality issues

More bad news for US aviation giant Boeing: the US Air Force said Tuesday it had halted for a second time the acceptance of...

F-35 stealth fighter crashes for the first time

A US F-35 stealth fighter plane was completely destroyed in a crash during training on Friday, officials said. The pilot safely ejected. The crash is...

Boeing MQ-25 Stingray Procurement Could Reach Over 150

The United States has selected Boeing as its contractor for the MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial tanker. Boeing won an $805 million engineering and manufacturing...

Galaxy wraps upgrades to become C-5M Super Galaxy

The first flight of the Lockheed Martin C-5 Galaxy took place on June 30, 1968, with an audience including President Lyndon Johnson. Now, 50...

Edwards Test Squadron Completes Joint Strike Missile Test Program

A team of U.S. Air Force engineers, test pilots and Norwegian government and industry personnel from the 416th Test Flight Squadron recently completed a...

Airmen, F-35 Jets Return from Japan Deployment

Airmen and F-35A aircraft from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing returned here May 4-5 following a six-month deployment...

United States Air Force B-52 Bombers arrive in Darwin

A number of United States Air Force (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress Bombers have arrived at RAAF Darwin to participate in Enhanced Air Cooperation. RAAF Base Darwin...