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DC-10 Water Drop

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The DC-10 Air Tanker is a series of American wide-body jet air tankers, which have been in service as an aerial firefighting unit since 2006. The aircraft are converted wide body McDonnell Douglas DC-10 passenger jetliners, and are primarily used to fight wildfires, typically in rural areas. The turbofan-powered aircraft carry up to 12,000 gallons…

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Smoke-n-Thunder Jet Car

Posted November 9, 2016 by

Out on the taxiway you can hear the deafening roar of an engine and see billowing clouds of smoke.

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Chuck Coleman

Posted November 9, 2016 by

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 by

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 by

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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NTTR: Tip of readiness spear

Posted November 4, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

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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‘Capt. Carlisle’ unveiled: MiG-23 dedicated to ACC commander

Posted November 4, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

A Russian MiG-23 fighter aircraft nicknamed “Captain Carlisle” was dedicated in honor of Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, during an Oct. 17 ceremony at the Threat Training Facility here.

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Creech reaps benefits from all MQ-9 force

Posted November 4, 2016 by 432nd Wing

Maintainers assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Tiger Aircraft Maintenance Unit launched their first-ever MQ-9 Reaper, at Creech AFB, Aug. 25.

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Exchange director/CEO focuses on making life better for Airmen at Creech, Nellis AFBs

Posted November 4, 2016 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Director/CEO Tom Shull’s passion for taking care of America’s warfighters took him to Creech and Nellis Air Force Bases, giving him a first-hand look at how the benefit is thriving for troops and families.

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SECAF reiterates focus on modernization, efficiency

Posted October 31, 2016 by Sean Clements

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James took the stage Oct. 28, at the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium to address the Air Force’s priority to maintain mission readiness and promote modernization in the coming years.

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