Posts Tagged ‘US Air Force’
 

 
Lockheed Martin SBIRS GEO-1 satellite is loaded onto a US Air Force C-5 Galaxy at Moffett Air Force Bas

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

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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On This Day in Aviation History: July 22

India's first fighter pilot is killed, and the US forces dispatch Uday and Qusay Hussein.
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Video: Fifteen B-52s Take Off Within Minutes During Exercise

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.
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VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Falls While Boarding Air Force Jet

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tripped and fell Tuesday while boarding a US Air Force C-32 aircraft on her way back from an official visit to Yemen.
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Airbus A320 first flight team

February 22nd in Aviation History: Airbus A320 Makes its First Flight, Man Tries to Crash Delta DC-9 Into the White House

The Airbus A320 makes its maiden test flight, Samuel Byck attempts to hijack a Delta DC-9 to crash it into the White House, a plane breaks the 100 mph for the first time, and more...
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