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- When Wimpy Meant Tough. Wilkinson, Stephan // Aviation History;Mar2008, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p9
The article features the restored Vicker Wellington bombers which were displayed at the Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum and Brooklands Museum in England. Accordingly, Brooklands plane was the only bomber who saw 14 bombing missions over Europe. Moreover, the plane was found 230 feet under water at...
- Hello, Old Friend! Dendy IV, John B. // Airman;Feb2001, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p8
Offers a look at the deployment of United States (U.S.) Air Force airmen on the island of Curacao as part of an international counterdrug aviation mission. Relationship of the people of Curacao with the airmen; Key features of Curacao's historic architecture.
- Have Mojo, Will Travel. Kinkade, Mark // Airman;Feb2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p20
Focuses on the importance of preparing for a deployment for members of the U.S. Air Force. Significance of checklists; Basic necessities during deployment; List of items to bring when being deployed. INSET: Top 10 items to take when deploying.
- Airman Update. // Airman;Nov99, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p16
Presents update for the United States Air Force members as of November 1, 1999. Testing of the Commando Card, a tailored deployment tool; Expansion of the area of eligibility for receiving the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for Operation Northern Watch; Features of the Electronic Account...
- In What World Does Spending 3/4 of a Billion Dollars on One Bomber Make Sense? Wellen, Russ // Foreign Policy in Focus;12/9/2013, p2
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Air Force to buy a long-range bomber which will cost around 810 million dollars, and compares the cost with that of the previous generations of bombers.
- Memphis Belle on the Move. // World War II;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p10
Reports on the recall of the bomber Memphis Belle by the U.S. Air Force to display the plane at the Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio. history of the plane; Restoration of the plane by the Memphis Belle Memorial Association; Comment from Dick Anderegg, director of Air Force history, regarding...
- Japanese aircraft log near record number of intercepts. // Geo-Strategy Direct;4/26/2006, p18
The article reports on the number of intercepts conducted by Japanese Air Self-Defense Forces jets during the fiscal year ending March 31, 2006. The 230 flights to meet or guide intruding aircraft were close to the record-high year of 1994, when the air force logged 263 intercepts. Meanwhile,...
- Moseley: Air Force May Need 76 B-52s, Wants Next-Gen Bomber In 2018. Rutherford, Emelie // Defense Daily;3/13/2008, Vol. 237 Issue 49, p7
The article presents the statement issued by U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Michael Moseley on the need for 76 B-52 bombers. Moseley said that a service decision to task part of the B-52 force for a nuclear role helped bring about this altered B-52 view. The service now has 93 B-52s,...
- Timely Recognition. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/29/2007, Vol. 166 Issue 5, p37
The article reports that the RC-135 signals intelligence and network attack aircraft operating as the 763rd expeditionary reconnaissance squadron of the U.S. Air Force have won the distinction of being the first aircraft to have been deployed continuously for 6,000 days. They were first deployed...