The new Republic F-105F Thunderchiefs and their crews faced a significant challenge, as over 100 North Vietnamese SAM sites were operational by August of 1966. By that time the Weasels View More ›
The U.S. Air Force Weapons School traces its origins back to the Aircraft Gunnery School, which was established at what was then Las Vegas Air Force Base in 1949. The initial cadre View More ›
An F-5 against an F/A-18 is not a fair fight. The Hornet has a spectacular radar with extremely capable ACM modes. At “Fight’s On,” a pilot has just to flick on View More ›
The Eagle. Eagle Jet. The Mighty Mighty. World’s Greatest Air Superiority Fighter. Now, before all you fans of the Lockheed-Martin F-22A Raptor get offended, that statement is made strictly based View More ›
As a reservist who flew no more than 120 hours per year, .8 at a time, the F-5 was a dream. It is inexpensive to operate, therefore plentiful, and painfully View More ›
Putin has ordered a resumption of a Cold War favorite. In the past few days there has been a marked increase of Russian bombers sniffing around the edges of U.S. airspace.
Jorge Canyon. The Centroid. The Six-Pack. Sperm Lake. Circle Squares. The Dong. These are the inside names of some of the secret hiding spots in the greatest aerial playground in the United States. For 10 View More ›
It’s with a fair amount of trepidation, but not a great deal of surprise that we learned about the return of U.S. forces in active combat roles in Iraq today. View More ›