Tagged: air force

YF-12A 60-6936

In the aviation world there are those that prefer to do artwork. Doing side views like this is called a ‘profile’. This is my first attempt at doing such artwork. Every one knows I...

Luke Days 2014

As has been a tradition for many years, Luke Air Force Base, Glendale, Arizona once again hosted is bi-annual Luke Days open house. And as has been traditionally one of the finest airshows produced,...

The Search For A-12 Article 125

  (This is a fictional photo: Original US Air Force. Intended to show 60-6928 in flight) This is the story about the Hunt for 928. Precisely known as a/c 60-6928 or labeled by the...

Dr Sky interviews Lt. Col. Michael Ebner

Recently, I had the high honor of interviewing  Lt. Col. Michael Ebner/ Commander of the 61st Fighter Squadron, one of the oldest squadrons at Luke and one that will soon get the new F-35A...

Aerojet

Back in about 96 or 97 I was doing some online research into quite a few things in the military industrial complex. I was very interested in missile silos and old abandoned Air Force...

Topgun in the Mid-1980s: Building on the Legacy – Part Three

PART 3: Critical Decisions and Events of the Mid-1980s. I was an F-14 RIO who joined my first Fleet fighter squadron in 1981. In 1982 I attended the Topgun class as a student (by then it was five weeks), and in 1984 I was selected to return as an instructor. The following events and decisions occurred during my time as an instructor and contributed to Topgun’s evolution and continued validity.

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