Aviation Nation, Nellis AFB's annual Open house was this weekend. I was a little under the weather but Jamie and Rosie insisted we go. I'm glad we did.
North Korea launched an artillery attack on South Korea this morning. Lasting for more than an hour, the attack killed three and injured some 16 military personnel and civilians. The North Koreans claimed the attack was in response to "war maneuvers" by the South Korean Navy. We at The Puppy think that the reason of [...]
Creech AFB added a F-15 to its inventory on Wednesday. It will be used to train Fire Fighters on Emergency Egress Procedures.
Oct 8, 2008- F-15's flown by the Japanese Self Defense Force successfully intercepted a pair of Russian Tu-22 bombers. The incident occurred over the Sea of Japan. Moscow announced that the flight was part of their "Stability 2008" exercise. In addition, the Russians claimed that the flight was over international waters, on a routine training [...]
An F-15D assigned to the 65th Aggressor Squadron crashed while participating in the Red Flag exercise conducted from Nellis AFB, Nevada. It was reported that one of the two man crew died in the crash. The other pilot was transported to Mike O'Callaghan Federal Hospital and was listed in stable condition and is under observation.The [...]
...and my bet is that the Israelis are going to do it while the U.S. rattles it's sabers.The New York Times quoted officials Friday as saying that more than 100 Israeli F-16s and F-15s staged the maneuver, flying more than 900 miles, roughly the distance from Israel to Iran's Natanz nuclear enrichment facility, and that [...]
No Shit? Really? Guess who reported this back when it happened?Maddog Speaks: WTF? Syrian WMD's?The Bush administration charged Thursday that a secret Syrian nuclear reactor was within weeks or months of completion before Israel bombed it on Sept. 6 and demanded that North Korea and Syria publicly acknowledge their collusion on a facility that could [...]
No Shit? Really? Guess who reported this back when it happened?
Code One, the magazine real fighter pilots read.
The U.S. Air Force has announced that 170 or more of it’s F-15 Eagle fleet will be going to the bone yard. Failure of a fuselage longeron has been sited as the primary cause of the crash of an F-15 last November.