Aerial application is a relatively obscure flying profession piloting large, single seat, turbine tailwheel airplanes. Add that attraction to legally strafing the ground low and fast, dozens, if not hundreds View More ›
President Barack Obama awarded retired Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles, a UH-1 helicopter commander, the Medal of Honor on Monday. He is credited with saving the lives of 40 soldiers during the View More ›
The Islamic State’s oil network revenues from fields in Iraq and Syrian have been cut in half due to ongoing airstrikes. Over the course of the last two years, approximately View More ›
Erik Prince. For a lot of folks, the mere mention of his name is guaranteed to evoke a visceral reaction. A philanthropist, businessman, and former U.S. Navy SEAL officer, Prince View More ›
It’s rare you get to see the Nightstalkers of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment in action, mainly because their missions and the bulk of their training are, appropriately enough, View More ›
In conjunction with our sister sites under the Force 12 Media umbrella, we here at FighterSweep are embarking on a pretty awesome adventure this month. Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke, a View More ›
Courtesy of the “Nightstalkers“–the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, we bring you some absolutely beautiful Close Air Support provided by the Sikorsky MH-60L Direct Action Penetrator (DAP), as well as View More ›
A recent article by the Washington Examiner begins to peel back the onion regarding the impact of decommissioning HSC-84 and 85. I would like to add some depth and put the View More ›
Inserting SOF at night into an urban terrain LZ is one of the most exhilarating and dangerous things anyone can do in a helicopter.
Executing difficult missions is hard; training and qualifying the best aviators and crew members in the world to perform those missions is essential.