Peterson AFB, CO- On 2 JUN, 2016, F-16C (91-0392) crashed on landing approach when “Something went wrong.” The aircraft was assigned to the 57th Aerial Demonstration Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nevada. The aircraft was Thunderbird 6, Opposing Solo. The aircraft was named "Sweet Baby Aurora 6". Major Alex Turner safely ejected from the aircraft after steering [...]
Ken and I wrote down the list and I posted it on the Internets in 1998. Back when I was new at this. Since then "The List" has been ascribed to every branch of the U.S. Military, The Delta Maintenance folks in Dallas, American Airlines, NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Quantas. I'm sure there are others.
Monck’s Corner, SC - At approximately 11:30 AM on 7 July, 2015, an F-16CM of the 55th Fighter Squadron, 20th Fighter Wing from Shaw AFB, South Carolina collided in midair with a civilian Cessna 150.
Those bastards at Uncyclopedia DELETED my Air Force Slang Page, deleting work that was ten years in progress involving the contributions of thousands hundreds a few people
Veteran's Day Tribute to the men and women of the 313th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 50th Aircraft Generation Squadron, 50th Tactical Fight Wing, Hahn Airbase, West Germany,1988.
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.
Breaking news today reporting the interception and destruction of a drone over Isreali airspace by an IDF F-16. Watch the video.
I just finished watching almost four hours of "The Making of Topgun". The Lucky Puppies were deployed to Zaragoza, Spain for weapons training when the movie premiered in Europe. Everyone wanted to go see it.
Ever get to fly in an F-16 fighter? I have. Many of my friends have. Sometimes I forget that everyone doesn't get to do this. Savannah Guthrie of the Today Show got a ride. From her big brother no less. LtCol Camron "Arlo" Guthrie is assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing of the Vermont Air National Guard. The Green Mountain Boys. For the record. I got two rides.
Incentive flights are rides.They are rewards for a job well done. In 1979 I was named Wing Crew Chief of the Month and got to fly in a F-4 Phantom II. Ten years later, I got a Ride in a F-16. You can do your whole career and not get a single ride. Celebrities get [...]