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Changes to U.S. Air Force Promotions

Beginning in 2018 the entire WAPS system will change to reflect the needs of a more combat effective and socially acceptable Air Force.

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Lucky Puppy Paintball

We were reminded to not pull people off of weekend duty to play.

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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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The Legend of 666.

Ever worked on or fly and aircraft with 666 as a tail number? Weird shit happens.

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Cool Field Trip at Red Flag

The Air Force in it’s ultimate wisdom sent me to Las Vegas for my 21st birthday.

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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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Unusual End of Runway Duty

I hijacked this from Facebook. Read on Loyal Reader….

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LtCol Lyle C. Beckers

Verbatum from F-4 Phantom Memories. I couldn’t say it any better.

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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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