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T Bird Flips at Dayton

Dayton, OH- 23 JUN 2017, at 1230 HRS a two seat Thunderbird F-16D was taxing to a staging area after landing when a gust of wind forced from the taxiway and into the grass.  At this time the aircraft flipped onto its back.  The two man crew was extracted with minor injuries.  The crew consisted [...]

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NONNERS GET SHOPPED

So a couple of NONNERS (look it up) walk into a hangar to get a picture beside "An airplane".  Hilarity erupts.         Post your own meme in the Facebook comments.

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Thunderbird 6 Crashes in Colorado

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 [...]

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True Aircraft Write-ups

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.

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F-16 Crashes in Monck’s Corner, S.C.

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.

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Air Force Slang Rides Again

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

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The Lucky Puppies

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.

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Aviation Nation 2012

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.

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F-16=1 Drones=0

Breaking news today reporting the interception and destruction of a drone over Isreali airspace by an IDF F-16. Watch the video.

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Have You Lost that Lovin’ Feeling?

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.

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