They Called Him `Pits'
- Redemption for a Patriot. Dendy, John B. // Airman;Mar2001, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p2
Pays tribute to Bill Pitsenbarger, a Vietnam War pararescue airman who died in April 1966. Awards received; Details on his death; Contributions to the United States Air Force. INSET: Pits brings father, son closer.
- 24 Hours with Jacob. Barela, Tim // Airman;Aug99, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p30
Features Troy and Tammy Alexander's son, Jacob, who died 24 hours after he was delivered, and the support that they got from the air force. Details on the story.
- Home at Last. McKay, Bud // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Aug2004, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p18
Focuses on key controversies pertaining to the burial service for Colonel Lester Holmes, pilot of the U.S. Armed Forces who was shot in North Vietnam in May 22, 1967. Reasons why it took too long before he was finally buried in May 2004; Profile on Holmes and his contributions to the military.
- We are a professional force preparing for combat. Lorber, John G. // Flying Safety;Aug95, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p2
Discusses the `dues' that members of the US Air Force are expected to `pay' to keep the title of a professional air crew member. Physical and mental preparation; Thorough preflight checks; Rapid and accurate reaction to problems encountered during takeoff; Sticking to the briefed air plan;...
- There I was... // Flying Safety;Nov95, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p2
Discusses the flight mission of a United States Air Force copilot in bad weather. Experience related.
- ANGEL THUNDER 10. // Airman;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p42
Photographs of several service members of the U.S. Air Force who have rendered their services in various missions in the U.S. are presented.
- AirLant/AirPac battle `E' winners. // Naval Aviation News;Jul/Aug94, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p6
Cites the 1993's finest active duty carriers and squadrons in the United States.
- More pilots choose Jettas over fighter jets. Brown, Justin // Christian Science Monitor;10/12/99, Vol. 91 Issue 221, p3
Focuses on how the United States Air Force will push their men to cover for the shortage of pilots.
- Jeppesen approaches: Why can't we just use them? Jones, Kevin // Flying Safety;Jun96, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p20
Discusses the use of Jeppesen approaches by United States Air Force aircrew for the performance of their mission. Scenario to frame the discussion; Points taken from the AFI 11-206 General Flight Rules; Cases where the approach may be allowed; Question of who should review Jeppesen procedures;...