Category: air force

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40 Years Panavia Tornado

Panavia Tornado celebrates 40 years of flight this week in Manching, Germany the site of the aircraft’s maiden test flight on August 14th 1974. It is a story which has seen the Panavia Tornado...

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Air Force Reserve Tankers

When most people read about Military units, the lime light is usually thrown upon the warrior types. In the United States Air Force, the stories normally fall on the fighter pilots and bomber crews,...

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The Hunt For SR-71 61-7965

Joe Kates and I have become Associate Members of the Roadrunnersinternationale recently. They are a group of men and women who either worked at “The Ranch” or are in some way  connected to the...

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LUKE AIR FORCE BASE LAUNCHES 100TH F-35 SORTIE

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.  – Luke Air Force Base launched its 100th F-35A sortie at approximately noon on Tuesday. “Flying the 100th F-35A sortie at Luke is a tremendous accomplishment,” said Maj. William...