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 [...]
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 [...]
What we did in our spare time at George AFB. We would roam the Mojave Desert with Warriors and Arrows.
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.
This could’ve gone South quick, but no one was hurt.
Piloting a vintage 1942 PT-22 “Recruit”, Harrison Ford made an emergency landing on the eighth hole of the Penmar Golf Course in Mar Vista, California.
If you’ve spent any time in the military you know it’s a true war/sea story when it starts, “This is no shit”.
Today is the anniversary of the Shuttle Challenger explosion.
It not the first time an airliner has been shot down and there are so many spins out there right now that the media really does look like circus act. Let’s ask some basic questions and see what unusual answer pops up.
I know my readership has a wealth of aviation knowledge and the crash is rife with speculation. I invite you to post your theory.