At first he thought the calls to be a prank, but Colonel Shoup quickly realized the seriousness of the situation, and did what anyone in charge of defending US airspace would do. He…
December 17, 2014 was the 111th anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ famous first flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. They had achieved the seemingly impossible: powered flight.
The South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169 Fighter Wing recently deployed to Naval Air Station Fallon during the US Navy’s Carrier Air Wing One (CVW-1) workups to help prepare for its View More ›
It appears the ‘Grim Reapers’ of the 493d Fighter Squadron will have a little more breathing room if the Senate passes the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, which has just recently View More ›
The Lockheed-Martin F-35 Lightning II has faced many challenges thus far in it’s development and initial production, placing significant delays along the road to reaching Initial Operational Capability. In an article View More ›
A United States Air Force pilot was killed when his Lockheed-Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed at approximately 2300 EST last night. The aircraft experienced a problem shortly after takeoff and View More ›
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at FighterSweep! We hope you’re having an amazing, blessed day with your friends and families. We are ever thankful for our brothers and sisters View More ›
The 15th annual Culpeper Air Fest is right around the corner, and we can literally already hear the unmistakable roar of the large Pratt & Whitney radial engine of the most famous View More ›
Today is National POW/MIA Recognition Day. We take a moment to honor those who haven’t come home, and lift up those left behind.