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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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On This Day in Aviation History: May 7th

Posted May 7, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Soviet Union proves that they shot down a U-2 spy plane after an American attempt to cover it up, Pacific Air Flight 773 crashes after a man shoots both pilots, Varig is founded, the Lockheed L-1011-500 enters service and more…

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Live Video: Watch US Air Force Atlas 5 Rocket Launch from Cape Canaveral Carrying Missile Warning Satellite

Posted May 7, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A US Air Force Atlas 5 rocket carrying the SBIRS GEO-1 missile warning satellite is now scheduled to blast off from Cape Canaveral Air Station on Saturday at 2:10pm ET.

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How the Media Blew That Michelle Obama ‘Close Call’ Story: A Pilot’s Take

Posted April 22, 2011 by Justin Schlechter

Blaring headlines of the First Lady’s supposed brush with death were hysterically overhyped, says this airline pilot.

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Plane Carrying Michelle Obama in Close Call with Cargo Jet at Andrews Air Force Base

Posted April 19, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A US Air Force jet carrying First Lady Michelle Obama was forced to abort its landing at Andrews Air Force Base when it came too close to a military cargo aircraft, according to a Washington Post report.

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On This Day in Aviation History: April 12th

Posted April 12, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A day of major space milestones: Russia Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space and the US launches the first Space Shuttle 20 years later. Also, a British Airways Concorde loses part of its rudder, the first passenger flight from London to Paris, and more…

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US Air Force F-15 Crashes in Libya, Crew Rescued Safely

Posted March 22, 2011 by BNO News

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle crashed in the northeastern region of Libya, but the two crew members were able to eject safely.

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Photo: US Air Force C-5 Galaxy Eats State-of-the-Art Missile Defense Satellite

Posted March 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The US Air Force has taken delivery of a first-of-its-kind SBIRS GEO-1 missile detection spacecraft, to be launched atop an Atlas V rocket in early May.

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Two American Servicemen Killed in Frankfurt Airport Attack

Posted March 2, 2011 by BNO News

Two people were killed and at least one injured on Wednesday after a gunman from Kosovo attacked a bus carrying U.S. soldiers at Frankfurt airport

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Boeing Wins US Air Force KC-X Refueling Aircraft Contract

Posted February 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The Pentagon has announced that Boeing has beaten out EADS’s bid for the $35 billion KC-X aerial tanker program.

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