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F-16 Pilot Ejects Safely as Fighter Jet Crashes in Southern Wisconsin

Posted June 7, 2011 by BNO News

The pilot of a U.S. Air Force fighter jet that crashed in Wisconsin on Tuesday was able to eject safely, officials said.

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Video: On Board the US Air Force Doomsday Plane

Posted June 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Diane Sawyer gets an unprecedented look inside the E-4B Nightwatch, aka the Doomsday Plane, the 747 built to keep the nation’s command and control structure operational from the air if ground bases are rendered useless by a nuclear attack.

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Oman Orders Two Additional C-130J Super Hercules Transport Aircraft

Posted August 17, 2010 by BNO News

Lockheed Martin on Monday signed a contract with the Sultanate of Oman for two more C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.

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Russian Fighter Jet Crash in Ural Mountains Kills Both Pilots

Posted September 6, 2011 by BNO News

A Russian Air Force Mikoyan MiG-31 fither jet crashed in the central region of the country, killing both pilots on board, officials said on Tuesday.

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An Iraqi Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules takes off. (Photo by Lockheed Martin)
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Iraqi Air Force Receives Three New C-130J Super Hercules Transports

Posted December 14, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first three of six C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force

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Shooting Spree by Afghan Pilot at Kabul Airport Kills At Least 9

Posted April 27, 2011 by BNO News

An Afghan military officer opened fire at an air force base in the Afghan capital on late Wednesday morning, officials said, killing at least nine people and injuring others.

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China Building First Aircraft Carrier: Official

Posted June 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Chinese military official on Thursday acknowledged that China is developing its first aircraft carrier.

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Air Force Pilots Balk at Flying the World’s Most Expensive Fighter Jet

Posted May 1, 2012 by Cora Currier, ProPublica

The pricey F-22 Raptor jet has just gotten back up in the air, but the safety problem that grounded it doesn’t seem to be resolved.

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VIDEO: Army Parachute Jumper Gets Caught on Flagpole at Texas Rangers Game

Posted August 26, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

A US Army Golden Knight hit a bit of a snag while descending into Rangers Ballpark Wednesday night.

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Pilot Attempting to Impress Woman Intercepted by F-16s After Straying Into Mexican Airspace

Posted July 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Nothing turns on a lady more than flying your Cessna into the crosshairs of a heavily-armed supersonic fighter jet.

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Israeli Fighter Jet Crashes in Southern Israel; Both Crewmembers Missing

Posted November 11, 2010 by BNO News

An Israeli fighter jet carrying two crew members crashed Wednesday night in southern Israel while on a routine training flight, the military said.

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Osama Bin Laden Killed by US Special Forces in Pakistan

Posted May 1, 2011 by BNO News

U.S. President Barack Obama on late Sunday evening announced that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. operation in Pakistan.

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President Obama Honors Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen Killed in Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

Posted August 10, 2011 by BNO News

President Barack Obama traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Tuesday to honor the 30 U.S. troops who were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Saturday.

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Missing Norwegian Military Plane Found in Northern Sweden

Posted March 17, 2012 by BNO News

Swedish forces late Friday afternoon discovered possible debris from a Norwegian military transport plane which went missing over the Scandinavian Mountains on Thursday, officials said.

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US Recovers Remains of 7 Marines Missing Since World War II Plane Crash

Posted October 4, 2012 by BNO News

The remains of seven US Marines who went missing when their aircraft crashed in Vanuatu in 1944 have been returned to their families.

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Fighter Jets Intercept Small Plane Near Camp David

Posted June 12, 2011 by BNO News

Fighter jets on Saturday afternoon intercepted a small plane near Camp David in Maryland, where President Barack Obama is spending the weekend.

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Angolan Air Force Transport Plane Crash Kills 17

Posted September 15, 2011 by BNO News

At least 17 people were killed late Wednesday morning when an Air Force Embraer EMB-120ER crashed in central Angola, state-run media reported. Several people survived the accident.

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The last flying Boeing 720 (C-FETB), whose final decades were spent working as a Pratt & Whitney engine testbed, is seen here taking off from Plattsburgh in 2008. (Photo by Senga Butts)
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The Last Flying Boeing 720 Flies No More

Posted May 11, 2012 by NYCA Admin

This week marked the final flight of the last remaining airworthy Boeing 720, concluding the unique airliner’s nearly 53 years of service.

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Fighter Jets Escort Alaska Airlines Plane to Seattle After Hijack Warning

Posted January 18, 2013 by AFP

Two F-15s escorted an Alaska Airlines flight to SeaTac Thursday after an anonymous caller told the FBI that a passenger could be a hijacker.

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Coast Guard Chopper Forced to Land After Pilots Flashed with Laser

Posted August 27, 2010 by BNO News

A Coast Guard MH-65C Dolphin helicopter in California was forced to make a precautionary landing Thursday night at their hangar after someone illuminated the crew with a laser, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday.

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