Four airmen killed when US Air Force C-17 Globemaster crashes at Elmendorf Air Force base in Anchorage.
No punches were pulled at SkyFest 2010 at Fairchild Air Force Base, where Jeremy Lindgren’s gallery shares with us a plethora of thrilling military aircraft strutting their stuff!
An amazing representation from multiple branches of the US Military bring thousands of people a ton of excitement including aircraft that span over five decades. Photographers Jeremy Lindgren and David Lilienthal bring you all of the action.
A parade of ships, demonstrations by Marine helicopters and other events thrilled huge crowds during New York’s 26th annual Fleet Week. Scott Snorteland snapped some great photos of the action.
The crew of the doomed Polish Air Force jet which crashed on Saturday—killing the President and other top Polish officials—may have felt pressured to land in dangerous conditions.
The International Society for Aviation Photography were out in force at this year’s second Red Flag training exercises at Nellis Air Force Base outside Las Vegas. Alberto Riva takes you there with coverage from both sides of the camera.
Boeing’s pitch for the US Air Force’s latest tanker competition will be a 767-based jet retrofitted with displays from the state-of-the-art 787 flight deck, among other improvements.
One of the Air Force’s four “Doomsday Planes” has been returned to service following an eleven month overhaul by Boeing.
Spanish Typhoon shoots down four American F-15s in combat training. India seems to be a safe-haven for drunk pilots and a place where upgrades to First Class fail to produce all the amenities. An Ethiopian 737 crashes off the coast of Lebanon, Delta looks to spends on aircraft upgrades, UK says the VC-10 is safe, and China Eastern pax get $3 tix.
Air transport is the best means by which to get much-needed aid into Haiti after their devastating earthquake. With scores of aircraft trying to get in, we provide continuous coverage of what’s been heading their way, and the challenges that are faced in helping millions in their recovery. (Updated 1:27pm)
More attempts to place blame on ATC in the Northwest Minneapolis overfly incident. Ryanair is skipping out on a Boeing deal, the 787’s MTOW is increased, Pakistan receives the first Saab 2000 AEW and Swiss to start ZRH-SFO.
An impressive sight: Here we see 15 B-52s conducting Minimum Interval Take-Offs (MITO) from Minot AFB, North Dakota, during the U.S. Strategic Command nuclear exercise GLOBAL THUNDER in June 2009.
Disaster was narrowly averted at England’s Bruntingthorpe Air Show in May when a Cold War-era Handley Page Victor accidentally took off.
Despite work and other daily responsibilities, rarely does my alarm go off as early as 5AM. As I struggled to get out of bed in the dark, I knew my day would be worth the five hours of sleep and four plus hour roundtrip drive…