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Luke F-16C emergency lands, pilot ejects

An F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, Lake Havasu City, Ariz. at approximately 10:35 a.m., April 24 during a routine training flight. During landing the aircraft departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected from the aircraft….

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Luke Egress Airmen reduce F-35 canopy shaped charge replacement time by 120 hours

Over the past two months, Airmen from the 56th Component Maintenance Squadron’s Egress Systems Flight at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., developed a new process for the replacement of flexible linear shaped charges on F-35 Lightning II canopies.

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Human performance training facility continues to progress

A team of highly trained professionals from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., known as the Human Performance Team, have taken strides in the development of the Tactical Integrated Training and Nutrition (TITAN) Arena.

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Thunderbolt Digital Edition – April 6, 2018

Luke AFB Thunderbolt – Base Newspaper for Luke AFB, serving the West Valley region of Phoenix, AZ Thunderbolt Digital Edition – April 6, 2018 This month’s edition includes follow-up coverage of the Luke Days 2018 air show and open house. What a great weekend, full of fun, energy and awesome displays of air power! You’ll…

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56th Communications Squadron breaks ground on new operations building

Construction on the 56th Communications Squadron’s new central operations building began during a groundbreaking ceremony March 28, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.


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CSAF describes future of conflict

Posted  July 28, 2017

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein addressed the future of the Total Force, operations in space and the importance of a multi-domain, networked approach to warfare during an Air Force Association breakfast at the Mitchel Institute in Washington, D.C., July 26, 2017.

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Kingsley’s active duty detachment activated as 550th Fighter Squadron

Posted  July 28, 2017

Air National Guard photograph by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy Air Force members from the 173rd Fighter Wing and 550th Fighter Squadron,gather for the official activation ceremony of the 550th Fighter Squadron, July 21, 2017, at Kingsley Field, in Klamath Falls, Ore. The active duty Air Force detachment based out of Kingsley Field, previously Detatchement 2,…

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Luke throws Back-to-School Bash

Posted  July 28, 2017

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota Airman 1st Class Sarah Wisler, 56th Communication Squadron network operations technician, assembles the spider portion of a canopy tent July 25, 2017 at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. As another school year passes the Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Chapel teamed up with Fighter Country Partnership…

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R4R program aims to get airmen out of dorms

Posted  July 26, 2017

Arriving at a new base means having to adjust to being away from friends and family. The 56th Force Support Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., offers a program through Outdoor Recreation designed to ease transition for single service members arriving at Luke. Previously known as the Single Airman Program, Recharge for Resiliency is…

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Tech Report: Fly by Feel

Posted  July 26, 2017

Nature has inspired scientific and engineering innovations for hundreds of years. For scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory, it is the hairs on bats and crickets that inspired the creation of artificial hair sensors, destined to change the course of agile flight.

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