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New dorm opens with Airmen’s needs in mind

Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and Airman 1st Class Nicholas Martini, 99th Security Forces Squadron, cut the ceremonial ribbon of the new 240-person, 85,000 square foot dormitory facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 3, 2017.

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Robotic arm tool poised to save costly inspection time

A common problem for aircraft maintainers may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to an Air Force Research Laboratory advanced inspection robotics research effort.

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F-35 Program Makes Significant, Solid Progress, Official Says

Production of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter is on a good trajectory and is a necessary aircraft in the military’s arsenal to battle high-end threats, service leaders told a House Armed Service Committee panel Feb. 16.

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Danger zone: Weapons Airman awarded Bronze star

Master Sgt. Christopher Boscoe, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-22 weapons section chief, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal here Feb. 3.

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Nellis F-15’s ‘odometer’ hits 10,000 flight hours

She’s more than 60 feet long and stands about two stories tall. She’s been many different colors — she’s currently grey — and shades of her past ‘lives’ can still be seen all over her body.


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World mourns aviation legend, pioneer

Posted  November 9, 2016

The aviation world is mourning the death of Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, who inspired millions of aviation enthusiasts with his spectacular acrobatic flying in more air shows than anyone in history.

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Wings of Blue — U.S. Air Force Skydiving Team

Posted  November 9, 2016

The Wings of Blue has a reputation for exceptional officers and great leaders … not just exceptional skydivers. Since the team’s inception, the Wings of Blue has produced four team members who have become astronauts, 10 team members who have become general officers, and countless others

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F-22 Raptor Demonstration

Posted  November 9, 2016

The Air Combat Command F-22 Demonstration Team at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, performs precision aerial maneuvers to demonstrate the unique capabilities of the world’s only operational fifth-generation fighter aircraft.

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C-17 Globemaster III Demonstration Team

Posted  November 9, 2016

The C-17 Globemaster III Demonstration Team is hosted by the 15th Wing at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and the 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

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U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet TAC demonstration

Posted  November 9, 2016

Air shows are the best place to see a VFA-122 Super Hornet in action.

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