ACES in the SKY
- When good aviators go bad. Thomas, Jeff // Flying Safety;May95, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p4
Discusses the importance of air discipline among US Air Force pilots. Definition; Actual cases; Judgment as a vital component of air discipline; Knowing one's limitations; Character as an important attribute of good air discipline.
- Airman Update. // Airman;Jul99, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p16
Presents news briefs on the United States Air Force and its airmen as of July 1999. TRICARE health care benefits for families of mobilized reservists; Comments from Lieutenant General Philip Barbee of the Air Force Personnel Center on the Phoenix Aviator 20 Program for military pilot retention;...
- Sick with Guilt. Dennis, Keith // Flying Safety;Sep2000, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p22
Describes an incident in which an air pilot of the United States Air Force lost a pair of safety-wire pliers without reporting them.
- Come Fly With Me. // Progressive;Apr88, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p10
Reports on the U.S. Air Force's efforts to improve the image of its Thunderbird flying team.
- The Ops And Maintenance Team. Deal, Duane W. // Flying Safety;Nov2003, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p19
Discusses the operations and maintenance team of the U.S. Air Force as of November 2003. Important things aircrews can do to ensure their own success and the success of their unit; Important aspect of the Stan-Eval office; Tasks of maintenance Quality Assurance (QA) offices; Inclusions of a...
- USAF Releases Predator Accident Report. // Air Safety Week;4/5/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 14, p9
The article reports that according to a report released by the U.S. Air Combat Command (ACC) Accident Investigation Board (AIB) on March 29, 2010, a USAF General Atomics/ASI MQ-1B Predator was destroyed due to a pilot error on October 3, 2009, in Afghanistan. The AIB president said that...
- A Thunderbird of the opposite sex. Desjarlias Jr., Orville F. // Airman;May2003, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p47
Focuses on the entrance of female airmen into the Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds in the U.S. Challenges faced by a female recruit during the initiation phase; Attitude of male airmen towards their female counterpart; Impact of female airmen on the organization.
- Untitled. // Airman;Jul2003, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p52
The article presents information and a photograph of unidentified men at a airplane crash site. An attempted shortcut in Alaska caused an early exit for the two-man crew of the Seattle, Washington. Unidentified men were photographed at the crash site where U.S. air force Major Frederick L....
- Nunn questions JPATS evaluation. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/18/1995-12/25/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 25, p98
Reports that claims are resurfacing that Raytheon Aircraft Co.'s Beech Mark 2 which the US Air Force/Navy uses as its primary training aircraft fails to accommodate a large enough percentage of women pilot candidates. Aircraft as winner of the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS);...