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T-7A Red Hawk Update

  © Boeing photo The U.S. Air Force will be welcoming their new generation of jet trainers to squadron use in 2023. Replacing the venerable Northrop T-38 will be the Boeing Defense, Space and...

Greg Connell Gone West….

All airshow careers come to an end, some pilots know it before the last flight and some don’t. Greg Connell tragically lost his life in an accident on May 15, 2016 at an airshow...

Draken International provides adversary support to USAFWS

Photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis 12/18/2015 – NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.  — Draken International, a commercial fleet of ex-military aircraft, recently won a bid for a short-long contract to provide adversary support here. The 99th Contracting Squadron met...

Solar Impulse 2 is Half Way Home

A pair of audacious explorers are redefining some long-held assumptions about the efficiency and endurance of airplanes. Swiss entrepreneurs Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have reached the midpoint of the first “around the world...

Alton Bay’s Other Flying Season

New Hampshire’s winter of 2014-2015 will stand out as one of the more severe seasons in recent memory. After a relatively warm and quiet beginning, a brutal cold snap and copious amounts of snow arrived...

National Aviation Heritage Invitational Announces 2014 Awards

National Aviation Heritage Invitational Announces 2014 Awards to Restored Aircraft Recipient of the Neil A. Armstrong Aviation Heritage Trophy National Aviation Hall of Fame Enshrinees joined presenting sponsor Perform Air. in awarding the Grand...

“Mooney Rises”

Chino, CA – Mooney International’s comeback tour landed at the Planes of Fame Airshow on May 3-4, as they played host sponsor of the show. Mooney International was founded in 1929, and has manufactured...