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Clement Charpentreau
US Air Force F-35 crashes while landing in Florida base

An F-35A Lightning II crashed near Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. The pilot managed to eject and survived....


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Boeing demonstrates capacities of latest F-15 variant [Video]

The Boeing F-15QA, to be delivered to Qatar in 2021, made its first flight in the skies of Saint Louis, Missouri. The most advanced version of the F-15 to date took off for a 90-minute demonstration flight above the ex-McDonnell Douglas facilities....


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Air Force One, the flying White House

If there is one aircraft as famous as the Pope, one name as recognizable as Coca Cola in the aviation world, it is the Air Force One. The sole mention of this plane is enough for most people to see its light blue, white and gold livery. Get to know the rock star of airplanes....


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing to receive $882 million in withheld USAF payments

The United States Air Force has reached two agreements with Boeing, one regarding the final corrections to the Remote Vision System of the KC-46A Pegasus tankers and the second about the release of $882 million in payments that had been withheld due to the technical problems affecting the refuellers....


Clement Charpentreau
U.S. Air Force reports new Boeing KC-46 critical deficiency

The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker is marred by yet another technical problem. The United States Air Force has logged a third Category I deficiency, this time reporting fuel leaks....


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Flawed Boeing KC-46A tanker catches Israel interest

The State Department officially informed the Congress of its intention to proceed with the sale of 8 Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tankers, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced. The sale could help reduce the stress currently affecting the USAF aerial refueling capacities....


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing tests nightmare scenario onboard T-7A Red Hawk [Video]

To demonstrate the reliability of the T-7A Red Hawk, Boeing tested the limits of its new advanced training jet by successfully conducting an in-flight shutdown and restart of its engine....


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Pentagon confirms new “Trump” paint job for Air Force One

In accordance with the United States President Donald Trump’s wishes, the new livery of the upcoming U.S. presidential plane, colloquially known as Air Force One, has been revealed in a budget report from the Pentagon. The VC-25B should trade the sky blue and white color scheme for a red, white and dark blue paint job....


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U.S. forces recover bodies and black boxes from E-11A crash site

Two bodies and the flight data recorders from the USAF E-11A plane that crashed in Ghazni, eastern Afghanistan, on January 27, 2020, were recovered. An investigation has been launched to determine if the aircraft was shot down or not....


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Mysterious crash in Afghanistan could be USAF plane

Initially thought to be a passenger flight, the aircraft that crashed in Ghazni region, Afghanistan, now appears to be a USAF Northrop Grumman E-11A communication relay plane....