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- Riding the Tide. Roberts, Chuck // Airman;Mar2003, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p2
Points out that the centennial of flight in the U.S. is paved with technological breakthroughs and quantum leaps such as radar, jet engines, precision guided missiles and nuclear weapons. Origin of the jet engine; First combat aircraft; Correlation between the Air Force and technological...
- There I was. // Flying Safety;Oct94, Vol. 50 Issue 10, preceding p1
Details how a C-130 crew of the United States Air Force managed to land in their home base despite lack of fuel and bad weather. Diversion after two trips in the holding pattern; Pilot's request for a direct clearance and announcement of minimum fuel.
- F-15C/D radar modernisation. Macrae, Duncan // Interavia Business & Technology;Dec94, Vol. 49 Issue 585, p37
Reports on the plan of the United States Air Force (USAF) to modernize more than 350 F-15C/D series Eagles for service well into the 21st century. Companies which were given contracts; Programs underway.
- Trainers. Beal, Lonny; Arnold, Tim; Frenczhalmy, Tom // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 63 Issue 1/2, p34
This article offers a look at the mishaps and mishap rates of the U.S. Air Force's T-1 community for fiscal year 2006.
- Engines. McDonald, Brian; Greenwood, Rich; Wolff, Bob // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 63 Issue 1/2, p44
This article elaborates on some engine-related mishaps experienced by U.S. Air Force aircrafts for fiscal year 2006.
- USAF CLASS A FLIGHT MISHAPS. // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 63 Issue 1/2, p51
This article looks at the aviation mishaps and mishap rates of the U.S. Air Force from October 2005 to January 2006 and October 2006 to January 2007.
- News breaks. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/13/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 20, p17
Reports on the possible use of renovated Boeing 747 airplanes by the US Air Force to find targets for its proposed fleet of airborne laser aircraft.
- MALD-J SUCCESSFULLY DEMONSTRATES MANNED AIRCRAFT PROTECTION CAPABILITY. Haystead, J. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Oct2011, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p15
The article reports that the U.S. Air Force (USAF) has successfully demonstrated that the captive-carry and free-flying miniature air launched decoy jammers (MALD-J) is capable of protecting a full strike package of manned aircraft.
- USAF TO BUY MORE JOINT THREAT EMITTERS. Knowles, J. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Oct2011, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p16
The article reports that the U.S. Air Force (USAF) is seeking for industry input for its acquisition strategy to purchase a new batch of Joint Threat Emitters (JTE) for its air combat training ranges.