Air Force

November 10, 2016
 

Around the Air Force: Nov. 8

On this look around the Air Force enlisted pilots take their first solo flight and a World War II bomber pilot is awarded the Silver Star.




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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore

D-M Airmen participate in exercise Cactus Flag

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Frankie D. Moore A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II takes off during the annual Cactus Flag exercise at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Dec. 6, 2017. Cactus Flag is designed to e...
 
 

Raytheon completes first lot production of Small Diameter Bomb II

Raytheon has completed Lot 1 production of the Small Diameter Bomb II, a new  weapon that will give fighter pilots the ability to destroy moving targets at any time and in all-weather conditions. The U.S. Air Force has also contracted with Raytheon to produce Lots 2 and 3. The SDB II™ bomb is a gliding...
 
 

2018 Thunder and Lightning Open House rescheduled for 2019

The 2018 Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona Open House slated for March 17-18 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., has been rescheduled to March 23-24, 2019.  The air show was moved to better accommodate performer requirements and give Arizona the chance to host an airshow annually by establishing alternating years for Luke Air Force Base...