Clement Charpentreau

US Air Force deploys F-35A in the Middle East for the first time

The US command for Central Asia and the Middle East (CENTCOM) announced on April 15, 2019, that F-35A of the United States Air Force had been deployed in the Middle East for the first time....


Clement Charpentreau

The American life of the Mirage F1

The Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) received the last of its 63 second-hand Mirage F1 from the French Armée de l’air on March 2, 2019....


Clement Charpentreau

Two USMC planes crash near Japan, one dead, five missing

Two aircraft belonging to the United States Marine Corps were lost during a training mission near Japan. Two of the seven Marines were recovered. One was reported dead....


Clement Charpentreau

US military suffers first crash of F-35 during training mission

  A Lockheed Martin F-35B (STOVL version) belonging to the U.S. Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 crashed during a training flight on September 28, 2018, about 5 miles (8 kilometers) away from the Beaufort Air Station (KNBC) in South Carolina, United States. The pilot managed to eject safely. No other damage was reported except for the crashed aircraft.  ...