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The Morning Call
Blue Angels grounded; Pocono Raceway air show scheduled for next month is canceledimmediately respond to a request for comment. On June 2, Blue Angel Marine Cap
Blue Angels grounded; Pocono Raceway air show scheduled for next month is canceled
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
immediately respond to a request for comment. On June 2, Blue Angel Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss was killed when he crashed his F/A-18 aircraft during an afternoon practice in Smyrna, Tenn. Following the crash, the Blue Angels temporarily suspended... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
12 incredible flying machines to celebrate Boeing's 100th birthdaylift" helicopter has been used to transport refugees, armed forces and cargo.CH
12 incredible flying machines to celebrate Boeing's 100th birthday
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
lift" helicopter has been used to transport refugees, armed forces and cargo.CH-47F. (Boeing)Significant in the Gulf WarF/A-18 Well-known for its use in the Blue Angels, the F/A-18 showed its flexibility during the first Gulf War, shooting down... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Blue Angels select 3 Virginia Beach-based officers for 2017 air show seasonstationed in Virginia Beach. The Blue Angels are the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demons
Blue Angels select 3 Virginia Beach-based officers for 2017 air show season
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 7 days ago
stationed in Virginia Beach. The Blue Angels are the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron. They’ve selected three F/A-18 demonstration pilots, an events coordinator, C-130 demonstration pilot, flight surgeon, supply officer and... Read more
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Business Wire
Congressman Marc Veasey Flies F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator During Visit to Triumph in Arlington[NYSE: NOC], BAE Systems, and Pratt & Whitney. Among the aircraft F-35 will rep
Congressman Marc Veasey Flies F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator During Visit to Triumph in Arlington
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
[NYSE: NOC], BAE Systems, and Pratt & Whitney. Among the aircraft F-35 will replace are the A-10, AV-8B Harrier, F-16, F/A-18, and the United Kingdom’s Harrier GR-7 and Sea Harrier. About Triumph Group, Inc. Triumph Group, Inc. designs,... Read more
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express
US Navy spend 12 HOURS trying to sink retired warship by hammering it with missilesfor all the units who participated Royal Canadian Navy Rear Admiral Scott Bish
US Navy spend 12 HOURS trying to sink retired warship by hammering it with missiles
express / Posted 7 days ago
for all the units who participated Royal Canadian Navy Rear Admiral Scott Bishop US aircraft also joined in with US Navy F/A-18 Hornets dropping a 2,000-pound Mk. 84 bomb and a US Air Force B-52 bomber also bombarding it a GBU-12 Paveway laser... Read more
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Gamasutra
RORTOS’ “BLUE ANGELS - AEROBATIC SIM” LAUNCHES FOR iOS AND ANDROIDpilots to perform the spectacular maneuvers of this well-respected and prestegi
RORTOS’ “BLUE ANGELS - AEROBATIC SIM” LAUNCHES FOR iOS AND ANDROID
Gamasutra / Posted 8 days ago
pilots to perform the spectacular maneuvers of this well-respected and prestegious team.” The main features are: - Pilot F/A-18 fighter and C-130 “Fat Albert” transport aircraft - Innovative formation flying and assisted guidance system - All... Read more
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Air Force Times
KC-46 Moves Closer to Production Decision After Successful Flight Testconducting refueling demonstrations with the C-17 Globemaster II and F-16, whic
KC-46 Moves Closer to Production Decision After Successful Flight Test
Air Force Times / Posted 8 days ago
conducting refueling demonstrations with the C-17 Globemaster II and F-16, which use the air refueling boom, with the F/A-18 Hornet and AV-8B Harrier — Navy and Marine Corps aircraft that use a probe and drogue system — and with another... Read more
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Daily Mail
Navy sink retired military ship during missile-testing exercisethen hit it with yet another Harpoon missile, while an American SH-60S Navy cho
Navy sink retired military ship during missile-testing exercise
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
then hit it with yet another Harpoon missile, while an American SH-60S Navy chopper hit it with more Hellfires. US Navy F/A-18 Hornets also dropped a 2,000 pound Mk. 84 bomb and a US Air Force B-52 bomber dropped a GBU-12 Paveway laser guided... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
12 incredible flying machines to celebrate Boeing's 100th birthdaylift" helicopter has been used to transport refugees, armed forces and cargo.CH
12 incredible flying machines to celebrate Boeing's 100th birthday
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
lift" helicopter has been used to transport refugees, armed forces and cargo.CH-47F. (Boeing)Significant in the Gulf WarF/A-18 Well-known for its use in the Blue Angels, the F/A-18 showed its flexibility during the first Gulf War, shooting down... Read more
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Dundas Star News
The U.S. stores nuclear weapons in Turkey. Is that such a good idea?designed to be carried on a variety of high-speed jets, including the F-15E Str
The U.S. stores nuclear weapons in Turkey. Is that such a good idea?
Dundas Star News / Posted 9 days ago
designed to be carried on a variety of high-speed jets, including the F-15E Strike Eagle, the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the F/A-18 Hornet. Each bomb is typically just under 12 feet long and weighs about 700 pounds, according to U.S. military... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Blue Angels Announce 2017 Officersthe Blue Angels, has announced officers selected for the 2017 air show season,
Blue Angels Announce 2017 Officers
The Aero-News Network / Posted 9 days ago
the Blue Angels, has announced officers selected for the 2017 air show season, July 16. The squadron selected three F/A-18 demonstration pilots, events coordinator, C-130 demonstration pilot, flight surgeon, supply officer, and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Backyard banditsprime minister last year, committing Australia to a multi-billion dollar purcha
Backyard bandits
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
prime minister last year, committing Australia to a multi-billion dollar purchase of a fleet of 72 to replace the existing F/A-18 Hornets. In April 2014, Tony Abbott announced Australia would buy 58 more F-35 fighters. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen But... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The coming war with ChinaStudies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern
The coming war with China
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Studies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern F-35 and F-22 stealth fighters. An F/A-18E Super Hornet launches at sunset from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. The survivability of... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
‘Spectacular’ air show has huge crowdWhile the sound of jet engines ripped through the air around Toledo Express Air
‘Spectacular’ air show has huge crowd
The Toledo Blade / Posted 11 days ago
While the sound of jet engines ripped through the air around Toledo Express Airport, 10-ton fighter planes did barrel rolls above a crowd of thousands, gliding through the air as agile as birds. The Toledo Air Show’s weekend run that kicked off... Read more
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Reuters
Lockheed F-35 jets ace exercises as U.S. readies for combat usethe world. But the real work is going on behind the scenes, including a series
Lockheed F-35 jets ace exercises as U.S. readies for combat use
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
the world. But the real work is going on behind the scenes, including a series of combat exercises involving the more than 185 jets already delivered to the U.S. Marines Corp, Air Force and other countries such as Norway, Britain, the Netherlands... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lockheed F-35 jets ace exercises as US readies for combat usethe world. But the real work is going on behind the scenes, including a series
Lockheed F-35 jets ace exercises as US readies for combat use
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
the world. But the real work is going on behind the scenes, including a series of combat exercises involving the more than 185 jets already delivered to the U.S. Marines Corp, Air Force and other countries such as Norway, Britain, the Netherlands... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Boeing Celebrates 100 Years of World-Changing Achievement and Launches Second Century of Innovationaerospace history through the evolution of Boeing and its heritage companies. B
Boeing Celebrates 100 Years of World-Changing Achievement and Launches Second Century of Innovation
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 13 days ago
aerospace history through the evolution of Boeing and its heritage companies. Broadcast around the world and available in 18 languages, the series debuts today for the first time in France on Aerostar TV. (http://theageofaerospace.com) Centennial... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Desperate for planes, military turns to the ‘boneyard’military to go to its “boneyard.” The Marine Corps announced last month it was
Desperate for planes, military turns to the ‘boneyard’
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
military to go to its “boneyard.” The Marine Corps announced last month it was taking the extreme step of resurrecting 23 F/A 18 Hornets to meet fleet requirements until the new — and much-delayed — F-35 fighter is eventually delivered. “We are... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Desperate for planes, military turns to the 'boneyard'military to go to its "boneyard." The Marine Corps announced last month it was
Desperate for planes, military turns to the 'boneyard'
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 15 days ago
military to go to its "boneyard." The Marine Corps announced last month it was taking the extreme step of resurrecting 23 F/A 18 Hornets to meet fleet requirements until the new -- and much-delayed -- F-35 fighter is eventually delivered. "We are... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
South China Sea escalations leave analysts wondering who would win if war broke outStudies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern
South China Sea escalations leave analysts wondering who would win if war broke out
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Studies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern F-35 and F-22 stealth fighters. Just 187 F-22 Raptors were built before the project was cancelled in favour of the "cheaper" F-35 Lightening II. Ten years behind... Read more
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Herald Sun
Who would win a South China Sea war?Studies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern
Who would win a South China Sea war?
Herald Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Studies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern F-35 and F-22 stealth fighters. Just 187 F-22 Raptors were built before the project was cancelled in favour of the ‘cheaper’ F-35 Lightening II. Ten years behind... Read more
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Queensland Times
Explore RAAF heritage at centre open dayeven an immaculate WWII Jeep. In addition to the centre’s regular displays, th
Explore RAAF heritage at centre open day
Queensland Times / Posted 15 days ago
even an immaculate WWII Jeep. In addition to the centre’s regular displays, the Air Combat Centre will be there with an F/A-18 Super Hornet simulator. Visitors can experience what it would be like to fly a fast jet for themselves. The 20... Read more
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Perth Now
The coming war with ChinaStudies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern
The coming war with China
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
Studies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern F-35 and F-22 stealth fighters. Just 187 F-22 Raptors were built before the project was cancelled in favour of the ‘cheaper’ F-35 Lightening II. Ten years behind... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The coming war with ChinaStudies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern
The coming war with China
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 days ago
Studies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern F-35 and F-22 stealth fighters. Just 187 F-22 Raptors were built before the project was cancelled in favour of the ‘cheaper’ F-35 Lightening II. Ten years behind... Read more
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News.com.au
The coming war with ChinaStudies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern
The coming war with China
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
Studies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern F-35 and F-22 stealth fighters. Just 187 F-22 Raptors were built before the project was cancelled in favour of the ‘cheaper’ F-35 Lightening II. Ten years behind... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The coming war with ChinaStudies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern
The coming war with China
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Studies, the outcome is almost entirely dependent on the availability of modern F-35 and F-22 stealth fighters. Just 187 F-22 Raptors were built before the project was cancelled in favour of the ‘cheaper’ F-35 Lightening II. Ten years behind... Read more
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Central Chronicle
India begins final talks with Russia over fighter jets and Super Sukhoisaircraft, called Tejas , and look out for a second line of producing fighter je
India begins final talks with Russia over fighter jets and Super Sukhois
Central Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
aircraft, called Tejas , and look out for a second line of producing fighter jets in the country, including the American F/A-18, F-16, and Swedish Gripen-E. Talking of these 5th-generation fighters, the final R&D design contract is almost ready... Read more
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express
Astonishing video of £70m RAF fighter jet that hovers at ONE click of a buttonSecretary Michael Fallon has described the F-35Bs - which are due to enter serv
Astonishing video of £70m RAF fighter jet that hovers at ONE click of a button
express / Posted 17 days ago
Secretary Michael Fallon has described the F-35Bs - which are due to enter service with the Royal Navy and the RAF from 2018 - as "the most advanced fast jets in the world". He vows that the Lockheed Martin-built fleet will ensure the UK has a... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
H-47 Helicopters Delivered To Australian Armyone of the most technologically advanced armed forces with a range of Boeing pl
H-47 Helicopters Delivered To Australian Army
The Aero-News Network / Posted 17 days ago
one of the most technologically advanced armed forces with a range of Boeing platforms and services including the H-47, EA-18G Growler, P-8A Maritime Surveillance Aircraft, F/A-18 Super Hornet, E-7 Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control... Read more
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The Economic Times
India pushes talks with Russia for 5th-generation fighters and 'Super Sukhois'indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft to exploring a second line of fighter pr
India pushes talks with Russia for 5th-generation fighters and 'Super Sukhois'
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft to exploring a second line of fighter production in the country, with the American F/A-18 and F-16 as well as Swedish Gripen-E already in contention for this proposed 'Make in India' project. Apart from... Read more
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Fortune
U.S. Air Force Urges Decision on Delayed Mideast Fighter Jet Salesand State Department have both have signed off on the sale of 36 F-15 fighter j
U.S. Air Force Urges Decision on Delayed Mideast Fighter Jet Sales
Fortune / Posted 17 days ago
and State Department have both have signed off on the sale of 36 F-15 fighter jets to Qatar for about $4 billion, and 24 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to Kuwait for about $3 billion, both built by BoeingBA, according to sources familiar with the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tiny crew delivers first set of massive 777 landing gearinvestments in Canada equal in value to any defense and security contracts awar
Tiny crew delivers first set of massive 777 landing gear
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
investments in Canada equal in value to any defense and security contracts awarded. Canada is currently considering buying F/A-18 jet fighters from Boeing. Ramping up For now, United Technologies will continue to supply most of the 777 landing... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Farnborough Air Show will likely be heavy on strategy, anxietytest, will make its Air Show debut in the daily flying displays. Boeing will al
Farnborough Air Show will likely be heavy on strategy, anxiety
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
test, will make its Air Show debut in the daily flying displays. Boeing will also fly a Navy P-8 submarine hunter, an F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter and a 787-9 Dreamliner. At Moses Lake recently, Boeing test pilots practiced the near-vertical... Read more
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Daily Press
Navy could retreat from key system on new carriersthat is already stretched thin. "Developmental testing originally scheduled to
Navy could retreat from key system on new carriers
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
that is already stretched thin. "Developmental testing originally scheduled to end in FY 2009 will continue through FY 2018, and the reliability of the system is uncertain," the report states. The Inspector General's release is the latest in a... Read more
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The Financial Express
‘Lockheed Martin looks to expand, set up investments in India’by the Pakistan Air Force also besides a host of other countries, the company f
‘Lockheed Martin looks to expand, set up investments in India’
The Financial Express / Posted 21 days ago
by the Pakistan Air Force also besides a host of other countries, the company faces tough competition from Boeing with its F/A 18, Saab with Gripen, Dassault Aviation with Rafale and the Eurofighter Typhoon. India is expected to take a call in the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Lockheed Martin looks to expand, step up investments in Indiaby the Pakistan Air Force also besides a host of other countries, the company f
Lockheed Martin looks to expand, step up investments in India
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
by the Pakistan Air Force also besides a host of other countries, the company faces tough competition from Boeing with its F/A 18, Saab with Gripen, Dassault Aviation with Rafale and the Eurofighter Typhoon. India is expected to take a call in the... Read more
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The Economic Times
HAL must be modernised if Tejas is to be savedfor catapult-launch and arrester-hook recovery. Currently there happen to be th
HAL must be modernised if Tejas is to be saved
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
for catapult-launch and arrester-hook recovery. Currently there happen to be three such examples in the market -- the US F/A-18 Hornet and F-35C Lightning II and the French Rafale. Against the backdrop, of the latest dispensation permitting 100... Read more
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New Kerala
HAL must be modernised, if Tejas are to be saved - newkerala.com #86939for catapult-launch and arrester-hook recovery. Currently there happen to be th
HAL must be modernised, if Tejas are to be saved - newkerala.com #86939
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
for catapult-launch and arrester-hook recovery. Currently there happen to be three such examples in the market -- the US F/A-18 Hornet and F-35C Lightning II and the French Rafale. Against the backdrop, of the latest dispensation permitting 100... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
News 8's Jim Douglas to retire at end of July10 years before that anchoring and reporting at KXAS-TV (NBC 5). News 8's Jim
News 8's Jim Douglas to retire at end of July
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 21 days ago
10 years before that anchoring and reporting at KXAS-TV (NBC 5). News 8's Jim Douglas had a chance to fly in a Blue Angels F/A-18 before they perform at the Air Power Expo this weekend in Fort Worth. Think he was gonna turn it down? (Photo:... Read more
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Air Force Times
Military aviation readiness is in 'a deep hole,' top brass saysin a deep hole and have a ways to go to climb out.” Davis noted that in June t
Military aviation readiness is in 'a deep hole,' top brass says
Air Force Times / Posted 21 days ago
in a deep hole and have a ways to go to climb out.” Davis noted that in June the Marine Corps announced it is pulling 23 F/A-18 Hornets out of the “Boneyard” at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, in order to meet fleet requirements. All four... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Sailors' lives, $50M jets rely on USS Truman's 4 wires to prevent disaster while landingon an aircraft carrier flying high-performance jets, you're taking quite a bit
Sailors' lives, $50M jets rely on USS Truman's 4 wires to prevent disaster while landing
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 22 days ago
on an aircraft carrier flying high-performance jets, you're taking quite a bit of risks," said Lt. Cmdr. John Hiltz, an F/A-18 pilot aboard the Truman. "I mean, we see accidents and tragedies happen in military training in the States." One of... Read more
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CBS News
Life aboard the USS Harry S. TrumanTruman crew members attach ammunition to a F/A-18 fighter jet before a mission
Life aboard the USS Harry S. Truman
CBS News / Posted 22 days ago
Truman crew members attach ammunition to a F/A-18 fighter jet before a mission on the flight deck of the carrier in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, June 14, 2016. The Navy first honored Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, considered one of the most brilliant... Read more
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Air Force Times
Russia's 'high-velocity confrontations' present risks for U.S. pilotsdominance aircraft. Meanwhile, the Su-35 represents a significant upgrade from
Russia's 'high-velocity confrontations' present risks for U.S. pilots
Air Force Times / Posted 22 days ago
dominance aircraft. Meanwhile, the Su-35 represents a significant upgrade from the Su-27. “It’s a lot like comparing the F/A-18 to the F/A-18E-F, the Hornet and the Super Hornet,” Barrie said. “And in terms of air combat, you wouldn’t treat an... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Boeing's long game includes satellites, space and, yes, fighter jetsAs its F-15 and F/A-18 lines production could draw to a close by the 2020s, Boe
Boeing's long game includes satellites, space and, yes, fighter jets
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
As its F-15 and F/A-18 lines production could draw to a close by the 2020s, Boeing faces a future where its role as a prime military fighter jet manufacturer is uncertain. But as it celebrates its centennial, Boeing is committed to remaining a major... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threatinto Austrian airspace.The incident caused concern among locals in Switzerland
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 23 days ago
into Austrian airspace.The incident caused concern among locals in Switzerland after sonic booms echoed when the two Swiss F/A-18 aircraft were deployed for the escort. Barrosa, working in the Zurich area, said he too heard the blasts: "I thought... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Israel Airlines flight lands safely following bomb threatincident caused concern among locals in German-speaking Switzerland after two s
Israel Airlines flight lands safely following bomb threat
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
incident caused concern among locals in German-speaking Switzerland after two sonic booms echoed after two Swiss F/A-18 aircraft were deployed for the escort. Mr Barrosa, working in the Zurich area, said he too heard the blasts. "I... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threatinto Austrian airspace.The incident caused concern among locals in Switzerland
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 23 days ago
into Austrian airspace.The incident caused concern among locals in Switzerland after sonic booms echoed when the two Swiss F/A-18 aircraft were deployed for the escort. Barrosa, working in the Zurich area, said he too heard the blasts: "I thought... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threatAustrian airspace. The incident caused concern among locals in Switzerland aft
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
Austrian airspace. The incident caused concern among locals in Switzerland after sonic booms echoed when the two Swiss F/A-18 aircraft were deployed for the escort. Barrosa, working in the Zurich area, said he too heard the blasts: "I thought... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
El Al flight from New York lands safely in Israel after bomb threatAustrian airspace. The incident caused concern among locals in Switzerland aft
El Al flight from New York lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
Austrian airspace. The incident caused concern among locals in Switzerland after sonic booms echoed when the two Swiss F/A-18 aircraft were deployed for the escort. Barrosa, working in the Zurich area, said he too heard the blasts: “I thought... Read more
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Boston Herald
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threatAustrian airspace. The incident caused concern among locals in Switzerland aft
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Austrian airspace. The incident caused concern among locals in Switzerland after sonic booms echoed when the two Swiss F/A-18 aircraft were deployed for the escort. Barrosa, working in the Zurich area, said he too heard the blasts: "I thought... Read more
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