Posts Tagged ‘AWACS’

NATO E-3 Sentry AWACS aircraft close call with a KC-135 Stratotanker.

Video: AWACS Jet Nearly Crashes Into Tanker During Refueling Mission

Posted October 20, 2012 by Matt Molnar

A couple of AWACS pilots and a KC-135 tanker boom operator each probably needed a new pair of pants after this incident.

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This B-47 Stratojet and its JATO bottles coughs its way into the sky, giving the runway some second-hand smoke.
On This Day in Aviation History

March 11th in Aviation History: Air Force Jet Nearly Nukes Georgia Coast

Posted March 11, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

China’s first privately owned airline takes off while Canadian airline JetsGo stops going, Japan gets their first 767 AWACS, a B-47 jettisons a nuke, and more…

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F-15 Aggressor in SU-27 Splinter Blue Camo
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The Real Red Flag: Up Close at the Air Force’s Largest Combat Exercise

Posted February 6, 2012 by Edward Russell

Up close and personal with military aircraft from around the world at the Air Force’s largest and most important combat training exercise.

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