Navy P-8 Lands on Kadena

12/05/2013
12/04/2013: According to a Japan Update story published on 12/4/13: Two of the Navy’s new P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance aircraft have arrived at Kadena Air Base. The P-8’s long-planned arrival in the western Pacific comes about a week after China unilaterally declared a broad swath of the East China Sea’s air…

Preparing the Harrier for Operations

09/30/2013
09/30/2013: U.S. Marines with Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing conduct maintenance on AV-8B Harrier jets in order to participate in a deployment for training (DFT) on Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., July 15, 2013. The training prepared the squadron for future combat…

First UK Operational Flight of F-35

09/08/2013
09/08/2013: The first solo flight of the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) by a UK operational pilot has taken place in the United States. [slidepress gallery='first-uk-operational-flight-of-f-35'] Credit Photos: 33rd Fighter Wing On 19 March at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Squadron Leader Frankie Buchler piloted the fifth-generation multi-role stealth aircraft…

Cherry Point library makes first major push to iPad use

07/31/2012
07/31/2012: 19-year-old Pandora Van Orman, a Deltona Fla., native, plays with one of 30 new Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point library iPads at the station library, June 6.The idea began with Marine Corps Air Station New River,N.C., but made it's major assault on MCAS Cherry Point. Perfect for the…