Test Team Verifies Procedures to Recover Downed F-35

Even the most advanced aircraft in the world may not always have a successful landing. Or, it can just simply get stuck somewhere. That’s why a team of testers from Edwards AFB linked up with representatives from Lockheed Martin to go over crash recovery procedures for the F-35 Lightning II…

C-5M Delivers Parts for B-1B Sustainment

A C-5M Super Galaxy of the 433rd Airlift Wing, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, shown on the Tinker AFB flight line after delivering outsized cargo to the Oklahoma City Air Logisitics Complex at Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, Jan. 4, 2019.  [maxgallery id="122543"] The aircraft and crew delivered parts to repair a…

Air Assault Training at Fort Bliss

3-501st Assault Helicopter Battalion and 3-1st Cavalry Regiment launch an air assault mission from Fort Bliss, Texas. EL PASO, TX, UNITED STATES 04.23.2018 Video by Sgt. Kris Bonet  24th Press Camp Headquarters 

USAF Aircraft in Mobility Guardian 2017

08/18/2017: Two C-130s from Little Rock Air Force Base, La., taxi and takeoff. A C-130 from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, taxis. A C-17 from McChord Air Force Base, Wash., and a C-130 from AETC taxis. Airmen perform maintenance on a KC-10 from Travis Air Force Base, Calif. More than 3,000…

F-35A Lightning II Aerial Footage Hill AFB

09/21/2015: An F-16C from the 419th Fighter Wing, Hill Air Force Base, UT, escorts two F-35A Lightning II aircraft from Fort Worth, TX, to Hill AFB on September 2, 2015. The two Lightning II aircraft are the Air Force’s first two combat-coded F-35As to be permanently assigned to the 34th…

Italian Built F-35 Makes First Flight

09/21/2015: The F-35 is being built on three final assembly lines. The main one is in Fort Worth Texas. The second one is located at Cameri Air Force Base in Italy. This facility will transition to a full up maintenance facility after its run of planes have been built. Planes…

Blue Marlin Transits Columbia River

08/26/2014: The Blue Marlin is a semi-submersible heavy lift ship designed to transport very large semi-submersible drilling rigs above the transport ship's deck. This ship can carry a staggering 75,000 tons. [maxgallery id="68912"]  Credit: USCG District 13:8/24/14 According to the Wikipedia entry: Blue Marlin is a semi-submersible heavy lift ship…

F-16 Maintainers Remove Engine

01/28/2014: U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Aircraft maintenance unit performed an engine removal on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2014.  Before the engine, that had a bad hydraulic line, could be removed Airmen had to remove  the missiles from the aircraft. The F-16…