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An Aggressive Launch

The 18th Aggressor Squadron (18 AGRS) has called Alaska’s Eielson AFB home since 2007.  Flying modified F-16 jet fighters, the 18th AGRS “prepares Combat Air Force, joint and allied aircrews for tomorrow’s victories through challenging,...

Scrambled Eggs–Vietnam-Style

By Maj. Tony Geishauser (USA-Ret.) It started as just another routine day at the office. Of course, my office happened to be the cockpit of a U.S. Army UH-1 “Huey” helicopter flying over Vietnam....

Memphis Belle On Memorial Day

The early morning fog is thick, heavy and low hanging. It blankets the fields in a gray mist dense enough to block the early morning sun as it creeps over the eastern horizon. The...

SteadFast Unlimited Air Racing

Will Whiteside is a familiar face and name around the Reno pits.  Whether it’s the varieties of planes he’s raced over the last couple years or his warm personality and seemingly permanent smile on...

HMLAT 303 – Training the Future of Light Attack

Before HMLAT-303 was established in April 1982, Marine Corps helicopter pilots received advanced aircraft training at their fleet squadron after completing basic flight training. Overtime, the Marine Corps realized that this method of training...

Photorecon flies with VMM-166 SeaElk

While attending the 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation in San Diego, CA, the Photorecon team was invited to attend Media day at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Having previously covered numerous media events at...

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