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Clement Charpentreau
USAF set to replace its “Doomsday plane”

The United States Air Force is actively looking for a replacement to the E-4A Nightwatch also known as the National Operations Airborne Center, which allows the Pentagon staff to operate from the skies....


Clement Charpentreau
Third USAF F-16 crash in less than two months

An F-16 Fighting Falcon of the United States Air Force crashed as it was about to land on Kunsan Air Base, near Gunsan, South Korea. The pilot managed to eject from his aircraft. The crash is the latest in a series of incidents involving an F-16 in the last few months....


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Draken Mirage F1 achieves maiden flight [Video]

Almost three months after its competitor ATAC, Draken International announced the maiden flight of one of its Mirage F1. The aircraft should soon serve in adversary air services for pilots of the United States Air Force....


Clement Charpentreau
Crash of two USAF Northrop T-38 Talon trainers kills two pilots

Two Northrop T-38 Talon aircraft of the United States Air Force crashed during a training mission in northeastern Oklahoma. Two pilots were killed in the accident....


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No fix before months for KC-46 Pegasus cargo issue

The KC-46 Pegasus is banned from transporting cargo and personnel due to a safety deficiency. While the problem was identified, it appears that the fix could still be months down the line....


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USAF F-16 accidentally releases dummy bomb in Japan

A United States Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon accidentally dropped an inert bomb on private land outside training grounds in Aomori Prefecture, north of Japan's main island of Honshu....


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USAF F-16 fighter jet crashes during training in New Mexico

A United States Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed near Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, on October 29, 2019. The aircraft was on a training flight, the pilot ejected successfully. It is the second crash of a USAF F-16 in less than a month....


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X-37B, the mysterious space drone, lands after two-year mission

The X-37B, the United States Air Force space drone, has just returned to Earth after a 780-day flight. The exact purpose of its two-year mission remains a secret....


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US F-16 fighter jet crashes during training near Trier, Germany

An F-16C fighter jet belonging to the United States Air Force crashed near Zemmer, close to the German border with Luxembourg, on October 8, 2019. The aircraft was on a training flight involving several other F-16s at the time of the incident....


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Incident prompts USAF to ban Boeing KC-46 from transporting cargo

The United States Air Force banned the KC-46 tanker from carrying cargo and passengers indefinitely after an incident revealed a new severe deficiency....