The Risk Takers
- But honey, I did it all for you! Timby, Lt. Bob // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Dec98, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p5
Details the story of an American airman who prevented a near-tragic aircraft accident while attempting to get home to his wife. Circumstances which led to the unfortunate incident; Need for better crew coordination to prevent dumping too much fuel; Reaction of the airman's wife to the incident.
- Sending 'em where you need 'em. Dendy IV, John B. // Airman;Apr2000, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p6
Deals with the views of United States (US) Air Force Colonel Gerald Yearsley on aerospace expeditionary forces (AEF). Advantages of AEF to US aerospace military forces; Comparison between the US air force deployment system in the past and the AEF.
- Why not an aviator commandant? Dodenhoff, G. H. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug99, Vol. 125 Issue 8, p66
Discusses the possible reasons why United States Marine aviators have been excluded in the selection of US Marine Corps Commandants. Repetitive selection of ground officers as Corps Commandant; Comparison between aviators' status in the US Navy; Role of US Naval aviators after the US Air...
- New Reserve Unit to Train F-16 Pilots at Luke. McCourt, Maj. Linda // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Apr2000, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p19
Focuses on United States Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) instructor pilots' efforts to test the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Activation of the 301st Fighter Squadron as a Reserve associate unit; Instructor-pilot associate program; Joint initiative of the AFRC and the Air Education and Training Command.
- Captain Pete Fesler. // Flying Safety;Jul2000, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p31
Focuses on how a United States Air Force Captain Pete Fesler showed an outstanding airmanship and professional performance during a hazardous situation. Problem experienced during an aerial refueling for an operational F-15C Offensive Counter Air mission in support of Operation Southern Watch;...
- Commander Naval Air Force Reserve. Asbjornsen, Doug J. // Wings of Gold;Summer2013, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p8
An interview with Rear Admiral Lower Half (RDML) Doug J. Asbjornsen of the Commander, Naval Air Force Reserve (CNAFR) in the U.S. is presented. He says that the strength of the Naval Air Reserve aviation and the Navy Reserve lies within their people who are highly intelligent and have a...
- It's Time for a New Flying Warrant Officer Program. Campagna, Paul F. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sept2014, Vol. 140 Issue 9, p12
The author recommends replacing the U.S. Navy's Flying Warrant Officer program for enlisted personnel to serve as aviators or naval flight officers in helicopter and maritime patrol units. He suggests replacing the program with selection board for fully qualified unrestricted line aviation...
- Saving More Lives. Gourley, Scott R. // Army Magazine;Jan2009, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p43
The article focuses on Joint Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence (JUAS COE) which found a niche in the Creech Air Force Base (AFB) in the U.S. It mentions that the JUAS COE provides support to joint operator by facilitating the development of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). It notes...
- The changing nature of external threats, economic and political imperatives, and seamless logistics. Muczyk, Jan P. // Airpower Journal;Summer97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p81
Addresses ways by which the logistical support of a fighter plane can be provided more efficiently without materially sacrificing effectiveness. Focus on logistics and acquisition; Law of large numbers; Reliance on interchangeable components; Dependence on proven technology; Reducing the US...