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- Strategic Airlifters. Thomas, Jeffrey // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 63 Issue 1/2, p10
This article outlines the mishaps and mishap rates experienced by the U.S. Air Force's airlift community for fiscal year 2006.
- Operation Hajji Baba. Currie, James T. // Air Power History;Summer2003, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p4
Recounts the airlift of several Muslim pilgrims performed by the United States Air Force during the Islamic pilgrimage of 1952. Transport of Lebanese pilgrims from Beirut to Jidda, Saudi Arabia; Muslim animosity towards the United States; Model of efficiency for U.S. military aeronautics.
- USAF steps up pace of Bosnia airlift. Hughes, David // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/1/1996, Vol. 144 Issue 1, p68
Reports that the US Air Force intensified the pace of air operations into Bosnia and Hungary over the Christmas holidays. Aircraft used for the military airlift missions; Specific airlift missions undertaken.
- The Heavy Lifestyle. Arana-Barradas, Louis A. // Airman;Feb2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p42
Highlights the success of the Pacific flight mission of the 8th Airlift Squadron of the U.S. Air Force using a C-17 aircraft. Problem of landing the aircraft due to a heavy fog; Key to the success of the mission; Design, capacity and reliability of the aircraft. INSET: Scoring cool points.
- Towards a seamless mobility system. Krisinger, Chris J. // Airpower Journal;Fall95, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p30
Comments on a decision by the Air Force to transfer C-130 airplanes from the Air Mobility Command to Air Combat Command. Comparison between the two commands; History of the military airlift system; Results of a consolidated airlift system.
- The best job in the Air Force. Schul, Dorothy // Flying Safety;Apr95, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p13
Reports on the US Air Force aeromedical airlift support for all US military forces. Efforts of flight nurses and aeromedical evacuation technicians; Training program; Accomplishments. INSET: Aircraft mockups..
- USAF transports: Providing America's global reach. Dougherty, Dan // Flying Safety;Feb/Mar96, Vol. 52 Issue 2/3, p7
Reports on the safety records of the different types of US Air Force airlifters for 1995. Mishap rate for aircraft types C-5, C-9, C-12, C-17, C-21, C-130 and C-141; Causes of mishaps; High accident potentials (HAP); Casualties; Comparison of the 1995 data with the figures from previous years;...
- Safety office merger eliminates duplication of effort. Byron, David // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Aug2002, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p26
Reports that the safety office of the 512th Airlift Wing at Dover Airforce Base, Delaware, has merged most of its activities with the 436th Airlift Wing's safety office. Elimination of the distinction between active-duty members and reservists after the Persian Gulf War; Observation that there...
- Short Hitch or Long Haul. Parker, Corie A. // Airman;Dec2004, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p20
The article presents information about Airman Quincy A. Boggan in the U.S. Air Force. He decided to join the Air Force for educational benefits and to get some direction in his life. At Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina, he found his job as an air transportation apprentice with the 3rd Aerial...