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United States Air Force Thunderbirds

Mission The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, performs precision aerial maneuvers demonstrating the capabilities of Air Force high performance aircraft to...

T-1A Jayhawk

The T-1A Jayhawk is a medium-range, twin-engine jet trainer used in the advanced phase of specialized undergraduate pilot training for students selected to fly...

E-3 Sentry (AWACS)

The E-3 Sentry is an airborne warning and control system, or AWACS, aircraft with an integrated command and control battle management, or C2BM, surveillance,...

C-17 Globemaster III

The C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery...

KC-10 Extender

General Characteristics Primary Function: Aerial tanker and transport Contractor: The Boeing Company Power Plant: Three General Electric CF6-50C2 turbofans Thrust: 52,500 pounds, each engine...

MQ-1B Predator

The MQ-1B Predator is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset and secondarily against dynamic...

B-1B Lancer

Carrying the largest payload of both guided and unguided weapons in the Air Force inventory, the multi-mission B-1 is the backbone of America's long-range...

T-6A Texan II

The T-6A Texan II is a single-engine, two-seat primary trainer designed to train Joint Primary Pilot Training, or JPPT, students in basic flying skills...

AC-130W Stinger II

General characteristics Contractor: Lockheed Power plant: four Allison T56-A-15 turboprops Thrust: Thrust 4,300 shaft horsepower each engine Speed: 300 mph Ceiling: 28,000 feet Maximum takeoff weight: 155,000 pounds Range: 2,500...

Women’s History Month, playing a key role in RPA aviation

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada -- Many people say you can’t know where you’re going without knowing where you’ve been. For some this quote...

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