Posts Tagged ‘US Air Force’


Video: Huge Air Force C-17 Cargo Jet Mistakenly Lands at Tiny Florida Airport

The NJ-based crew of a huge Air Force C-17 Globemaster may be looking for work after mistakenly landing at a tiny airport in Florida.
by Phil Derner Jr.


World’s First Jet Plane Takes Off in Nazi Germany: July 18 in Aviation History

The world's first jet plane makes its first flight, John Glenn is born, the first female 747 captain takes off, and more.
by NYCAviation Staff

The C-124 Globemaster served as a transport workhorse well into the Vietnam War. (Photo by US Air Force)

Alaska Wreckage Belongs to Air Force C-124 Globemaster Missing Since 1952

The aircraft wreckage found on a glacier near Anchorage is believed to be a plane that went missing in 1952 with 52 people on board.
by BNO News



Video: US Air Force Boeing X-37B Space Plane Lands at Vandenberg Air Force Base

US Air Force footage of the secret X-37B space plane landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on June 16, 2012 at 5:48 AM local time. The plane's mission has not been disclosed.
by NYCAviation Staff

Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor.

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

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.
by Cora Currier, ProPublica