Round 2: F-16 Intercepts Two Planes During President’s Chicago Visit

Similar to the recent intercepts in New York, two aricraft have been intercepted by a U.S. fighter jet during Obama's recent visit to Chicago as well.
by BNO News

A McDonnell Douglas F-15C-35-MC Eagle out of the 71st Fighter Squadron, 1st Fighter Wing, at Langley Air Force Base, Va., flies over Washington D.C. (Photo by U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Samuel Rogers)

Two Planes Met By F-15s Upon Entering President’s Airspace Over New York and Connecticut

Fighter jets intercepted two planes that strayed into President Obama's airspace during a campaign visit to Connecticut and New York Monday.
by BNO News

Apollo 15 blasts off from Cape Canaveral. (Photo by NASA)

Apollo 15 Blasts Off for the Moon: July 26 in Aviation History

Aloha Airlines predecessor makes its first flight, Space Shuttle Discovery makes first spaceflight since Columbia disaster, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


Turkish Sikorsky S-70 helicopter similar to the crashed aircraft. (Photo by Turkish Naval Forces)

Turkish Paramilitary Helicopter Crash Near Iraq Border Kills Four

A paramilitary helicopter crashed in southeastern Turkey late Sunday afternoon, killing four service members and injuring eight others.
by BNO News

A U.S. Air Force Block 40 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft returns to the fight after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during a mission over Iraq on June 10, 2008

US Air Force Pilot Rescued After F-16 Crashes Into Ocean Near Japan

A US Air Force pilot was plucked out of the Pacific Ocean on Sunday after his F-16 jet went down 250 miles northeast of Japan's Hokkaido Island.
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