Posts Tagged ‘US Air Force’
 

 
The US Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight over the Chesapeake Bay. (Photo by US Navy)

Why the Pentagon’s New Fighter Jet Will Now Cost More Than $1 Trillion

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is slated to replace nearly all of the other tactical jets in the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. But getting there is going to be slow and expensive, as a new government report details.
by Cora Currier, ProPublica
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Video: Air Force One Takes Off from Seattle’s Boeing Field

In honor of President's Day, a video by Alex Jossi of the world's most famous Boeing 747 taking off from Boeing Field's Runway 31 this past August.
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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
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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.
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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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