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DW
Body of Swiss pilot discovered in Alps |body of a fight jet pilot had been discovered two days after his plane disappea
Body of Swiss pilot discovered in Alps |
DW / Posted 11 hours ago
body of a fight jet pilot had been discovered two days after his plane disappeared in the Alps. The single-occupancy F/A 18-C aircraft originally took off from a base in Meiringen in central Switzerland for a training flight on Monday. The... Read more
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News.com.au
Swiss find dead pilot from crashed jethampered by bad weather. Authorities were still investigating the cause of the
Swiss find dead pilot from crashed jet
News.com.au / Posted 14 hours ago
hampered by bad weather. Authorities were still investigating the cause of the crash, the third by a Swiss Air Force F/A 18 in the past three years. A Swiss F-5E air demonstration fighter jet collided with another plane and crashed into a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Swiss find dead pilot from crashed air force jethampered by bad weather. Authorities were still investigating the cause of the
Swiss find dead pilot from crashed air force jet
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
hampered by bad weather. Authorities were still investigating the cause of the crash, the third by a Swiss Air Force F/A 18 in the past three years. A Swiss F-5E air demonstration fighter jet collided with another plane and crashed into a... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
First Fleet F-35C Carrier QualificationsSquadron (VX) 23 test pilot, landing signal officer, and squadron operations of
First Fleet F-35C Carrier Qualifications
The Aero-News Network / Posted 21 hours ago
Squadron (VX) 23 test pilot, landing signal officer, and squadron operations officer at Pax River, started out flying F/A-18 Hornets, moved to F/A-18 Super Hornets, and now flies the F-35C. This was his third ship trip and 50th trap -- and he... Read more
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DW
Crashed Swiss army jet found in Alps, pilot missing |Two Swiss Tiger F-5E fighter aircraft collided during an air show in the Nether
Crashed Swiss army jet found in Alps, pilot missing |
DW / Posted yesterday
Two Swiss Tiger F-5E fighter aircraft collided during an air show in the Netherlands in June. Last October, another Swiss F/A - 18 C jet crashed in France's Doubs area. The pilot managed to escape with minor injuries. The F/A-18 C, built by... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Cubic nets $80 million pilot training contractand aircrews. The company said Monday that its defense business arm, will prov
Cubic nets $80 million pilot training contract
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
and aircrews. The company said Monday that its defense business arm, will provide operations and maintenance support for F/A-18 and EA-18G aviation training devices and simulators at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia, Marine Corps Air Station... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missingover the Alps but still have no news on the fate of the pilot. The Swiss Defen
Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missing
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
over the Alps but still have no news on the fate of the pilot. The Swiss Defense Department said in a statement that the F/A-18C jet that went missing Monday afternoon was found crashed on Tuesday near the Susten Pass in the Alps in central... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Crashed Swiss fighter jet located, pilot still missing: Ministryhelicopter "as soon as conditions allow." A large-scale search for the pilot w
Crashed Swiss fighter jet located, pilot still missing: Ministry
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
helicopter "as soon as conditions allow." A large-scale search for the pilot was still continuing, the ministry said. The F/A-18 C single-seater had just taken off from the Meiringen airbase in the central canton of Bern Monday afternoon when... Read more
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Salon.com
Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missingover the Alps but still have no news on the fate of the pilot. The Swiss Defen
Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missing
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
over the Alps but still have no news on the fate of the pilot. The Swiss Defense Department said in a statement that the F/A-18C jet that went missing Monday afternoon was found crashed on Tuesday near the Susten Pass in the Alps in central... Read more
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Daily Herald
Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missingover the Alps but still have no news on the fate of the pilot. The Swiss Defen
Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missing
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
over the Alps but still have no news on the fate of the pilot. The Swiss Defense Department said in a statement that the F/A-18C jet that went missing Monday afternoon was found crashed on Tuesday near the Susten Pass in the Alps in central... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missingover the Alps but still have no news on the fate of the pilot. The Swiss Defen
Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missing
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
over the Alps but still have no news on the fate of the pilot. The Swiss Defense Department said in a statement that the F/A-18C jet that went missing Monday afternoon was found crashed on Tuesday near the Susten Pass in the Alps in central... Read more
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FOX News
Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missingover the Alps but still have no news on the fate of the pilot. The Swiss Defen
Crashed fighter jet located in Swiss Alps; pilot missing
FOX News / Posted yesterday
over the Alps but still have no news on the fate of the pilot. The Swiss Defense Department said in a statement that the F/A-18C jet that went missing Monday afternoon was found crashed on Tuesday near the Susten Pass in the Alps in central... Read more
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Reuters
Swiss find crashed air force jet, still seek pilotwas hampering the search in mountainous terrain. The incident marks the third
Swiss find crashed air force jet, still seek pilot
Reuters / Posted yesterday
was hampering the search in mountainous terrain. The incident marks the third time the Swiss Air Force has lost one of its F/A 18 jets in the past three years. A pilot was injured when an aircraft went down in October 2015 in southeast France,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Swiss military fighter jet and pilot goes missinginto the suspected crash is now underway. The incident is the third time the S
Swiss military fighter jet and pilot goes missing
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
into the suspected crash is now underway. The incident is the third time the Swiss Air Force has lost one of its F/A 18 jets (file photo) in the last three years Foggy weather on the Susten pass near Innerkirchen, Switzerland, is... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Search underway after Swiss Air Force jet goes missinginformed and were being cared for by the military. The incident is the third t
Search underway after Swiss Air Force jet goes missing
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
informed and were being cared for by the military. The incident is the third time the Swiss Air Force has lost one of its F/A 18 jets in the last three years. A pilot was injured when an aircraft crashed in October 2015 in southeast France, while... Read more
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dna
Swiss fighter jet missing, believed crashed: Ministryto have crashed, the defence ministry said, adding that a large-scale search an
Swiss fighter jet missing, believed crashed: Ministry
dna / Posted yesterday
to have crashed, the defence ministry said, adding that a large-scale search and rescue operation had been launched. The F/A-18 C single-seater had been taking part in a training exercise with a second plane when all radio contact with the pilot... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Swiss fighter jet that went missing over Alps believed to have ‘crashed’to have crashed, the defence ministry said, adding that a large-scale search an
Swiss fighter jet that went missing over Alps believed to have ‘crashed’
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
to have crashed, the defence ministry said, adding that a large-scale search and rescue operation had been launched. The F/A-18 C single-seater had been taking part in a training exercise with a second plane when all radio contact with the pilot... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss AlpsSwiss Defence Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss Alps
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Swiss Defence Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the Alps of central Switzerland. The air force F/A-18C went missing on Monday afternoon near the Susten pass, east of Interlaken. The defence department says in a statement... Read more
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News.com.au
Swiss air force jet goes missingdemonstration fighter jet collided with another plane and crashed into a pond i
Swiss air force jet goes missing
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
demonstration fighter jet collided with another plane and crashed into a pond in the northern Netherlands ahead of an air show. The Swiss airforce lost another F/A 18 in 2013 when the plane crashed during a training flight in the canton of Obwal... Read more
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FOX News
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss AlpsSwiss Defense Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss Alps
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Swiss Defense Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the Alps of central Switzerland. The air force F/A-18C went missing Monday afternoon near the Susten pass, east of Interlaken. The defense department says in a statement... Read more
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Daily Star
Plane disappears in Alps mountain range as contact lost with pilotis currently not known.” Swiss Air Force spokesman A rescue team has been depl
Plane disappears in Alps mountain range as contact lost with pilot
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
is currently not known.” Swiss Air Force spokesman A rescue team has been deployed to hunt for the missing Swiss Air Force F/A-18 fighter jet. The jet disappeared from radar while flying over Susten, Valais in Switzerland. This is the third... Read more
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Boston Herald
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss AlpsSwiss Defense Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss Alps
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Swiss Defense Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the Alps of central Switzerland. The air force F/A-18C went missing Monday afternoon near the Susten pass, east of Interlaken. The defense department says in a statement... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss AlpsSwiss Defense Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss Alps
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
Swiss Defense Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the Alps of central Switzerland. The air force F/A-18C went missing Monday afternoon near the Susten pass, east of Interlaken. The defense department says in a statement... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Swiss air force jet goes missing, search launchedanother plane and crashed into a pond in the northern Netherlands ahead of an a
Swiss air force jet goes missing, search launched
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
another plane and crashed into a pond in the northern Netherlands ahead of an air show. The Swiss airforce lost another F/A 18 in 2013 when the plane crashed during a training flight in the canton of Obwalden. (Reporting by John Revill; Editing... Read more
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express
Swiss Air Force jet MISSING in the Alps as contact with pilot failswith another plane and crashed into a pond in the northern Netherlands ahead of
Swiss Air Force jet MISSING in the Alps as contact with pilot fails
express / Posted 2 days ago
with another plane and crashed into a pond in the northern Netherlands ahead of an air show. The Swiss airforce lost another F/A 18 in 2013 when the plane crashed during a training flight in the canton of Obwalden. More to follow... Related artic... Read more
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Salon.com
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss AlpsSwiss Defense Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss Alps
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
Swiss Defense Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the Alps of central Switzerland. The air force F/A-18C went missing Monday afternoon near the Susten pass, east of Interlaken. The defense department says in a statement... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss fighter jet missingparticular, any sale or commercial use of these data is prohibited.Reuse articl
Swiss fighter jet missing
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
particular, any sale or commercial use of these data is prohibited.Reuse article Aug 29, 2016 - 18:10 A Swiss F/A-18 fighter jet has gone missing. It had been flying over the Susten Pass area when it disappeared, reported... Read more
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Business Wire
Cubic Awarded Nearly $80 Million from Navy’s FTSS IV IDIQ Multiple Award Contract to Support Aviation TrainingUnder the task order awarded by NAWCTSD in Orlando, Florida, Cubic will provide
Cubic Awarded Nearly $80 Million from Navy’s FTSS IV IDIQ Multiple Award Contract to Support Aviation Training
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Under the task order awarded by NAWCTSD in Orlando, Florida, Cubic will provide operations and maintenance support of F/A-18 and EA-18G aviation training devices and simulators at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS)... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Air Force Thunderbirds take flight this weekend at JBLM showto safety and security concerns, people are not allowed to walk or ride bicycle
Air Force Thunderbirds take flight this weekend at JBLM show
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
to safety and security concerns, people are not allowed to walk or ride bicycles onto the base. Other performers scheduled for the event include Ace Maker Jet Solo, C17 Demo, Joint Forces Demo, F... Read more
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News.com.au
Pyne announces jet training supportairborne. As well, Raytheon Australia has won a $100 million contract extensio
Pyne announces jet training support
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
airborne. As well, Raytheon Australia has won a $100 million contract extension to operate simulators for the RAAF's F/A-18 Hornets, Super Hornets and Growler combat aircraft. Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne said these deals would... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Retired Blue Angel arrives at Museum of FlightThe recently retired Blue Angels #2 F/A-18C fighter jet has arrived in Seattle
Retired Blue Angel arrives at Museum of Flight
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
The recently retired Blue Angels #2 F/A-18C fighter jet has arrived in Seattle at the Museum of Flight. The famous Navy aircraft is on permanent loan from the National Naval Aviation Museum and is on display in the Aviation Pavilion. The plane was... Read more
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Reuters
Podcast: The age of the aircraft carrier may be overA U.S. Navy F/A-18 launches from the USS Carl Vinson in this undated handout pi
Podcast: The age of the aircraft carrier may be over
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
A U.S. Navy F/A-18 launches from the USS Carl Vinson in this undated handout picture released November 1, 2014. U.S.-led air strikes hit Islamic State positions around Kobani earlier in the day in an apparent effort to pave the way for the... Read more
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FOX Business
Boeing's New Defense Strategy Scores a Big Win at PentagonThe EA-18G Growler looks a lot like Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet, but specializ
Boeing's New Defense Strategy Scores a Big Win at Pentagon
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
The EA-18G Growler looks a lot like Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet, but specializes in electronic warfare. Image source: Boeing. Resigned to the reality that the fighter business is "evolving," Caret laid out a plan in May to begin exiting the field... Read more
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FOX Business
Boeing's New Defense Strategy Scores a Big Win at PentagonThe EA-18G Growler looks a lot like Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet, but specializ
Boeing's New Defense Strategy Scores a Big Win at Pentagon
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
The EA-18G Growler looks a lot like Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet, but specializes in electronic warfare. Image source: Boeing. Continue Reading Below Resigned to the reality that the fighter business is "evolving," Caret laid out a plan in May to... Read more
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International Business Times
Washington to deploy F-35 fighter jets in Japan for first time ever outside US soilto the US military realignment." The F-35s, equipped with radar-evading and ra
Washington to deploy F-35 fighter jets in Japan for first time ever outside US soil
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
to the US military realignment." The F-35s, equipped with radar-evading and radar-jamming capabilities, would replace the F/A-18 fighters and AV-8 Harrier jets at the US air base in Iwakuni. The stealth fighters could travel at supersonic speed... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Hoggard graduate Allan Fortier trains Navy pilotsof Gold.” After graduation, pilots continue their training to learn how to fly
Hoggard graduate Allan Fortier trains Navy pilots
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
of Gold.” After graduation, pilots continue their training to learn how to fly a specific aircraft, such as the Navy’s F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter jet, the P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft or the SH-60 Seahawk helicopter. They are later... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Shaw, McEntire awaiting F-35 'fifth generation' jetsStates' military during the next 30 years, including Cold War-era aircraft such
Shaw, McEntire awaiting F-35 'fifth generation' jets
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 9 days ago
States' military during the next 30 years, including Cold War-era aircraft such as the Air Force F-16 fighter, the Navy's F/A-18 Hornet and the Marines' EA-6B Prowler and AV-8B Harrier. The new aircraft are scheduled to eventually replace the... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Look who we met at the Michigan Air Show at Willow Run Airportattention as the three Nick Monacelli had a chance to tour. Breitling Jet Team
Look who we met at the Michigan Air Show at Willow Run Airport
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 10 days ago
attention as the three Nick Monacelli had a chance to tour. Breitling Jet Team, Pilot Patrick “Gaston” Marchand U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet, Lt. Brett Jakovich U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor, Major Dan “Rock” Dickinson Copyright 2016 by WDIV... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Boeing Awarded $2.8B For KC-46A Tanker Initial ProductionFirst Two Production Lots Will Total 19 Airplanes The U.S. Air Force awarded B
Boeing Awarded $2.8B For KC-46A Tanker Initial Production
The Aero-News Network / Posted 11 days ago
First Two Production Lots Will Total 19 Airplanes The U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing $2.8 billion on Aug. 18 for KC-46A tanker low-rate initial production. The award includes the first two “production lots” of 7 and 12 planes respectively, as well... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
STHS grad training to be Navy pilotof gold. After graduation, pilots continue their training to learn how to fly
STHS grad training to be Navy pilot
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 12 days ago
of gold. After graduation, pilots continue their training to learn how to fly a specific aircraft, such as the Navy’s F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter jet, the P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft or the SH-60 Seahawk helicopter. They are later... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Big air show to fly Saturday and Sunday at Willow RunAug. 18--You don't have to be wearing one of those luxury Swiss pilot's watches
Big air show to fly Saturday and Sunday at Willow Run
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 13 days ago
Aug. 18--You don't have to be wearing one of those luxury Swiss pilot's watches -- like the Breitling Chronomat GMT; retail price $10,275 -- to enjoy the Breitling Jet Team this weekend. The team, based in Dijon, France, is known worldwide for... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Big air show to fly Saturday and Sunday at Willow RunAir Show Presented by Wayne County Airport Authority. The show also features a
Big air show to fly Saturday and Sunday at Willow Run
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
Air Show Presented by Wayne County Airport Authority. The show also features a U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor, a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet, numerous other military and civilian planes, as well as a variety of helicopters from around the world,... Read more
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Charleston Express
Nathan Redding Trains To Become A U.S. Navy pilotof Gold.” After graduation, pilots continue their training to learn how to fly
Nathan Redding Trains To Become A U.S. Navy pilot
Charleston Express / Posted 14 days ago
of Gold.” After graduation, pilots continue their training to learn how to fly a specific aircraft, such as the Navy’s F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter jet, the P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft or the SH-60 Seahawk helicopter. They are later... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Newest Navy fighter jet enters final testing phaseF-35C fighter jets, but they are under contract to order 260. The Navy hopes t
Newest Navy fighter jet enters final testing phase
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
F-35C fighter jets, but they are under contract to order 260. The Navy hopes the F-35C will be ready as early as August 2018. “If there are children out there, teenagers, that are interested in flying for navy, there is a good chance that this is... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Air Force clears KC-46 tanker for productionthe plane's aerial refueling system. Boeing, the aircraft's manufacturer, orig
Air Force clears KC-46 tanker for production
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 15 days ago
the plane's aerial refueling system. Boeing, the aircraft's manufacturer, originally was scheduled to deliver the first 18 planes to the Air Force by August 2017. Air Force officials now say they expect the first batch of planes to be delivered... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
KC-46A Approved For Productionrefueling an F-16 Fighting Falcon, C-17 Globemaster III and A-10 Thunderbolt II
KC-46A Approved For Production
The Aero-News Network / Posted 16 days ago
refueling an F-16 Fighting Falcon, C-17 Globemaster III and A-10 Thunderbolt II off the boom, and an AV-8 Harriar II and F/A-18 Hornet off both hose and drogue systems. The KC-46 also proved its receiver capability by taking fuel from a KC-10... Read more
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FOX News
Navy training jet crashes in Texas, pilots eject safelymarks the third crash of a Navy or Marine Corps jet within the last three weeks
Navy training jet crashes in Texas, pilots eject safely
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
marks the third crash of a Navy or Marine Corps jet within the last three weeks. On July 28, a Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornet crashed outside Twentynine Palms, California killing Maj. Sterling Norton, 36, from Santa Cruz,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Pentagon approval of refueling tanker big deal for Wright-Pattan F-16 Fighting Falcon, an A-10 Thunderbolt II and a KC-10 Extender. A hose an
Pentagon approval of refueling tanker big deal for Wright-Patt
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 16 days ago
an F-16 Fighting Falcon, an A-10 Thunderbolt II and a KC-10 Extender. A hose and drogue system was used to refuel a Navy F/A-18 and a Marine Corps AV-8B. The KC-46 program is managed at the Tanker Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
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
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 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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Air Force Times
KC-46 Tanker Cleared for Productionto prove it could refuel an F-16, C-17, and A-10 off of its boom, as well as us
KC-46 Tanker Cleared for Production
Air Force Times / Posted 18 days ago
to prove it could refuel an F-16, C-17, and A-10 off of its boom, as well as use the hose and drogue systems on an AV-8 and F/A-18. The KC-46 also had to take in fuel from a KC-10. Those tests were delayed, however, after the discovery that the... Read more
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