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"Brake failures of Hornet prompt military warnings" by [email protected]
Brake failures of Hornet prompt military warnings Published August 5, 2005 ASSOCIATED PRESS The front-line fighter jet of the Navy and Marines has been in a series of recent accidents blamed on brake failure, exposing a problem that has spurred urgent warnings from commanders, military...
August 5th 05 04:07 PM
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"China blamed in '01 air collision" by Mike Yared
China blamed in '01 air collision A Navy report says a Chinese F-8 jet pilot was to blame for the midair collision over the South China Sea that nearly killed the crew of a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft two years ago. at http://www.washtimes.com/national/20030912-110434-9850r.htm
September 15th 03 05:07 PM
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"Ex-Navy pilot loses libel suit, again" by Mike Yared
Ex-Navy pilot loses libel suit, again A U.S. appeals court yesterday upheld the dismissal of a libel suit brought by a former Navy pilot against Elaine Donnelly and her Center for Military Readiness. http://www.washtimes.com/national/20031212-103720-6162r.htm
December 14th 03 08:10 PM
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"F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program: Background, Status, and Issues" by Mike
"F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program: Background, Status, and Issues" http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/RL30563.pdf
September 28th 05 02:47 PM
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"Friendly fire" by Mike
Friendly fire Supporters of Maj. Harry Schmidt, whom the Air Force is court-martialing for dropping a bomb on friendly Canadian troops in Afghanistan, ask this question: Why hasn't the military filed such serious charges against other pilots in a series of "friendly fire" deaths in Iraq and...
April 6th 04 06:07 PM
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"Last flight from Saigon relived after 30 years" by [email protected]
Last flight from Saigon relived after 30 years This weekend, the crew of "Clipper Unity," Pan Am's familiar Flight 842 and their Vietnamese baby refugees -- most of whom are now in their 30s -- will reunite at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington for a tearful anniversary of the...
April 22nd 05 05:30 PM
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"Lazy Dogs" by Mike Yared
In 1963/1964, the U.S. Navy had a stockpile of over 700 Mk-44 Lazy Dog bombs stored at Subic Bay (Philippine) Naval Base. The USAF got the Lazy Dog bombs for use in the Vietnam War after they were released by the Navy. Which U.S. Navy aircraft could have dropped the Lazy Dogs? Lazy Dogs have been...
August 15th 03 06:00 PM
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"Memorial sought for Osprey crash victims" by Mike
Memorial sought for Osprey crash victims QUANTICO, Va. (AP) The widows and parents of eight Marines killed during two test flights of V-22 Osprey military aircraft in 2000 want to build a memorial to the men they consider to be aviation pioneers. They hope to erect the monument at Quantico Marine...
October 25th 04 04:33 PM
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"Navy probes crashes of 4 jets" by Mike
Navy probes crashes of 4 jets Four Navy fighter jets have crashed during training missions in the United States in the past seven days in what the Navy is investigating as a sudden series of unrelated "mishaps." at http://www.washtimes.com/national/20040330-105406-6209r.htm
March 31st 04 09:35 PM
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"No 'evidence' of Gulf War pilot's death" by Mike
No 'evidence' of Gulf War pilot's death at http://www.washtimes.com/national/20050909-121036-5865r.htm
September 9th 05 09:21 PM
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"October Fury" ON TOPIC by Bill Kambic
I am reading a book entitled "October Fury" by CAPT Peter A. Huchthausen, USN (Ret.). In October, 1962 he was a JO stationed aboard USS BLANDY (DD-943), part of Task Group Alpha built around USS RANDOLPH (CVS-15). He participated, up close and personal, in the Cuban Missle Crisis. He later went...
September 8th 04 07:44 PM
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"Rumsfeld confers at Pentagon with his Chinese counterpart" by Mike
Rumsfeld confers at Pentagon with his Chinese counterpart Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld met yesterday with China's defense minister for the first high-level military exchange since the U.S.-China crisis involving a midair collision in April...
October 29th 03 08:10 PM
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"Senator asks Navy for report on pilot" by Mike
Senator asks Navy for report on pilot Sen. Bill Nelson has asked the Pentagon for a copy of a classified report on missing Navy Capt. Michael Scott Speicher that casts doubt on the credibility of an Iraqi defector who claimed to have seen the downed pilot alive in...
July 17th 03 02:21 PM
by Mike Go to last post
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"Sherman's Lagoon" by Merlin Dorfman
The somewhat obscure comic strip, "Sherman's Lagoon," had a fairly creditable PBY in its July 20 cartoon: http://www.slagoon.com/dailies/SL03.07.27.gif. I'm not aware of any PBYs that are used as water bombers (don't think they'd be very good at it...) but this strip has had realistic WW II...
August 2nd 03 04:41 PM
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"Strategy and Air Power" - AEI by [email protected]
Strategy and Air Power http://www.aei.org/publications/pubID.22041,filter.all/pub_detail.asp By Thomas Donnelly Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2005 NATIONAL SECURITY OUTLOOK AEI Online Publication Date: March 1, 2005
March 4th 05 04:01 PM
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"Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress" by Mike
"Tactical Aircraft Modernization: Issues for Congress" http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/IB92115.pdf
September 28th 05 02:52 PM
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"Target for Today" & "Thunderbolt": An Awesome WWII DoubleFeature at Zeno's Drive-In by zeno
The Zeno's Drive-in 6th Anniversary Summer Film Festival Double Feature Stop by Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In (http://www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com) and catch two awesome World War II aviation flicks. I'm celebrating our 6th anniversary on the 'Net with two of our favorites: the jam packed ...
July 14th 03 07:31 PM
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"U.S. team concludes Navy pilot died in Gulf war" by Mike
U.S. team concludes Navy pilot died in Gulf war Members of the U.S. team investigating the fate of Capt. Scott Speicher have concluded that the Navy fighter pilot is dead, according to sources close to the mission. at http://www.washtimes.com/national/20040722-121156-4199r.htm
July 22nd 04 04:44 PM
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"V-22 Osprey Tilt-Rotor Aircraft" by Mike
"V-22 Osprey Tilt-Rotor Aircraft," http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/RL31384.pdf
September 28th 05 02:46 PM
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"W" in 1971 (or 1972) by [email protected]
In late May or June of 1971 or 72, I was driving my car on a lark from Farmer's Branch Texas down through Louisiana to New Orleans when I picked up a hitch-hiker on the return leg. The young man, hitch-hiking for the first time in his life, claimed he was a "jet fighter pilot" and had graduated...
October 18th 04 05:11 AM
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