Balloon draws attention to Airborne Laser
- A new Boeing 74-400F... // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/31/2000, Vol. 152 Issue 5, p22
Reports that the Boeing 747-400F that will serve as the platform for the United States Air Force's first Airborne Laser has been delivered to the company's facilities in Kansas, Wichita for modification. Strengthening of the cargo floor to accommodate the high-energy laser; Replacement of some...
- Air Force aircraft tail markings. // Airman;Jan1999, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p56
Presents data on the United States Air Force aircraft tail markings. Code; Aircraft name; Unit; Location; Command.
- 707 Variants: AWACS, JSTARS, Rivet Joint. Dollwet, Christian // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 58 Issue 1/2, p17
Commends the 2001 safety record of E-3 AWACS aircraft of the United States Air Force.
- FY01 Mishap Stats. // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 58 Issue 1/2, p20
Presents the 2001 statistics on mishaps recorded by the United States Air Forces for its various aircrafts.
- The Strategic Airlifters. Kral, David L. // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 58 Issue 1/2, p30
Explains that the C-5, C-17 and C-141 airlifters of the United States Air Force can improve their safety concerns in various areas of operations based on their mishap record in 2001.
- Trainers. Folkerts, Mike // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 58 Issue 1/2, p34
Looks at the mishap record of several training aircrafts of the United States Air Force in 2001.
- LITENING strikes. Clarke, Patrick E. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Feb99, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p12
Features the LITENING III precision attack targeting system of the United States Air Force Reserve's F-16 Fighting Falcons aircraft. Functions; Reliability and maintainability; Capabilities; Need for precision-strike capability highlighted by the service's operation in Bosnia & Hercegovina.
- Striking Distance. Royce, Douglas // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/28/2008, Vol. 168 Issue 4, p25
The article presents a global market outlook for bombers in 2008. The U.S. Air Force's (USAF) mandate to produce a new long-range bomber by 2018 may revive the dormant bomber market. The Fiscal 2008 budget for 2008 allots $355 million to fund the development of such an aircraft in the next six...
- Air Force Renames MQ-9 Hunter-Killer UAV The Reaper. // Defense Daily;9/14/2006, Vol. 231 Issue 49, p9
This article talks about the MQ-9 hunter-killer unmanned aircraft being renamed the Reaper. The armed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), built by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, was formally known as the Predator, like its smaller cousin the MQ-1. The MQ-9 is the first Air Force UAV designed...