The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, commonly known as the Thunderbirds, recently announced incoming officer selections for the 2011 demonstration season.
Airmen from the 510th Fighter Squadron, the "Buzzards," deployed to Afghanistan recently in support of overseas contingency operations bringing with them new technological capabilities.
The crewchief and pilot perform one last, all-encompassing inspection. Everything checks out. The weapons load crew members carefully yet quickly mount live Joint Direct Attack Munitions GBU-38s onto the F-16C Fighting Falcons.
The pilots and maintainers of the 14th Fighter Squadron and the 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit deployed to the Republic of Korea this week.
An aircraft maintainer from Air Force Reserve Command's 926th Group has earned a coveted spot with the Thunderbirds, the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron.
Fighter pilot Lt. Col. Reed Bowman was all smiles when the first F-16 Block 50 landed at the Duluth Air National Guard (ANG) Base April 27, 2010.
Since June 2003 the A.M.I. has been flying 34 leased F-16's operated by 2 different units, 5° Stormo based at Cervia - San Giorgio with 23° Gruppo and 37° Stormo based at Trapani - Birgi with 10° & 18° Gruppo.
The first wave of F-16C Block 50 Fighting Falcon aircraft arrived at the 148th Fighter Wing, Tuesday, April 27.
Super Bowl XLIV champions Drew Brees and Jabari Greer of the National Football League's New Orleans Saints experienced "air dominance" in a different fashion April 23, going for a ride in a U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds red, white and blue F-16 Fighting Falcon.
In the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001, the 162nd Fighter Wing, an Arizona Air National Guard F-16 training unit, took to the skies to protect the Southwest as part of Operation Noble Eagle - this month the unit was named the best air sovereignty alert force in the country.
The first two F-16s in a 21-jet exchange flew into the 113th FW, marking the start of a complete transition of the Capital Guardians fighter assets.
Air National Guard and U.S. Air Force senior leaders announced that nearly two dozen newer F-16 fighter jets will soon arrive at Joe Foss Field in Sioux Falls.
Luke Air Force Base's Capt. Kristin Hubbard's almost eight-year Air Force career includes stops in Canada, Korea, Alaska, Guam and Jordan among other places. Her next stop could have her visiting all those spots in one-eighth of that time period.
The 174th Fighter Wing concluded its F-16 operations on Saturday March 6, 2010 with a formal ceremony that was attended by the new Adjutant General for New York State.
On January 9th, The Green Mountain Boys of The Vermont Air National Guard deployed to Tucson, Arizona for Operation Snowbird.