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The B-58 Hustler

A supersonic bomber, designed over a 4 year period by the Convair Division of General Dynamics and built at the plant in Fort Worth, TX. This aircraft was rendered obsolete by Soviet built surface to air missiles, but it was a wonder none the less.

This is a propaganda film about the jet, starring BGEN [...]

But They Still Have Money For Parties And Stuff Like That.

U.S. Air Force officials are grounding about one-third of active-duty combat aircraft as a result of the automatic federal budget cuts known as sequestration implemented in March.

The spending cuts will reduce the Air Combat Command’s (ACC) operations and maintenance accounts by about 45,000 flying hours, according to the Air Force News Service. The aircraft [...]

Maybe Giving Drone Operators Awards Isn’t SO Bad After All…

Check this out checker outers…

In an article from the Dayton Daily News, we find out that an Air National Guard Chaplain has been awarded the Bronze Star…for a powerpoint presentation.

After the accidental burning last year of Qurans by U.S. troops in Afghanistan sparked deadly rioting, an Air National Guard chaplain from Springfield stepped [...]

I’ve got a T-72 for sale, only driven on Sundays…

Russian Air to Air Missiles We Got From “somewhere”

How do we really know what the bad guys have and what it is that can actually do? The best way to find out is actually have one.

Read this interesting story from Defense News to find out more.

Here’s a piece:

In the high-end [...]

Debbie Does The USAF

As I predicted HERE the morons in charge over in zoomie land went overboard in their zeal to rid the service of offensive material.

As noted HERE and ESPECIALLY HERE the witch hunt left no stone unturned.

The Air Force destroyed a Maxim mens magazine and a poster of a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader in an [...]

I Wonder If They Looked In The USAF Museum

Shoo Shoo Baby. A B-17G on display in the USAF Museum, in Dayton, Ohio

This article from the Air Force Times spells out the details of what amounts to a witch hunt of sorts…

Air Force-wide inspections begin today By Becky Iannotta – Staff writer Posted : Wednesday Dec 5, 2012 9:39:25 EST Commanders [...]

Drunken Predator?

Got this in my in-box this morning…

Drone crashes increase at civilian airports

Craig Whitlock Washington Post

Published: December 2, 2012 3:00 a.m.

The U.S. Air Force drone, on a classified spy mission over the Indian Ocean, was destined for disaster from the start.

An inexperienced military contractor, operating by remote control in shorts and [...]

A-10′s Bringing it…

If you’ve ever wondered what it is like to be on the ground near an air strike featuring A-10s wonder no more, just watch the video.

Of course the USAF is getting rid of them.

Fallen Angels

There’s a code word we used when I was flying for a downed aircraft, “Fallen Angel”. There was nothing on this earth that focused your attention more than hearing that call over the radio, and was nothing to us that was a higher priority.

Today I spotted THIS ARTICLE which tells of two USAF [...]

Today On This Old Jet

A former USAF General explains the problem with the current fleet of fighters. Currently there is no solution except retire them with no replacement. In compairison my old unit just had the first AH-64D to surpass ten thousand hours. Jets aren’t the only thing that are wearing out.