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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.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Local

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.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Air Force

Air Force ink: A cultural evolution

Culture is an ever-changing manifestation of arts and intellect. It allows for people of all shapes, ethnicities and backgrounds alike to express themselves through tattoos where their pride, beliefs or imaginative elements are forever inked on their skin.


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Chuck Coleman

Posted  November 9, 2016

Chuck Coleman is an air show pilot, test pilot and flight instructor with more than 4,500 hours in the Extra 300 series aircraft.

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Vicky Benzing Stearman Act

Posted  November 9, 2016

Vicky Benzing’s beautiful Stearman was manufactured in 1940 by the Boeing Aircraft Company for use as a military trainer in World War II.

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West Coast Ravens

Posted  November 9, 2016

The Ravens are a group of pilots from our nation’s western states who fly their RV airplanes in formation at air shows and various other aviation events.

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Static Displays

Posted  November 9, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg L. Davis The A-10 Thunderbolt II is the first Air Force aircraft specially designed for close air support of ground forces. They are simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be used against all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles. A-10C Thunderbolt II…

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NTTR: Tip of readiness spear

Posted  November 4, 2016

Spanning Southern Nevada lies the crown jewel for tactics, training and operational testing for the Department of Defense: the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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