Approximately 150 members of the 14th FS together with members of a range of support units drawn from the 35th Fighter Wing prepared to return to Misawa AB today after spending about a month away participating in Northern Edge 2009.
As the target approaches, sights are set and AIM 9 and AIM 120 missiles launch from a Luke Air Force Base F-16 Fighting Falcon, engulfing the enemy aircraft in flames.
The 122nd Fighter Wing's heritage jet will take its final flight today at the 122nd Fighter Wing before it is given to the Air Force Museum and subsequently kept on base as a static display.
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The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, commonly known as the 'Thunderbirds,' announced incoming officer selections today for the 2010 demonstration season.
Twelve of the Air Force's newest Viper pilots culminate nine months of demanding training and receive their graduation certificates June 6 at Luke Air Force Base.
Since returning from a deployment to Iraq, the 14th Fighter Squadron has spent the last three months executing a training plan to get all the pilots current and proficient in their home station mission.
The 63rd Fighter Squadron and Aircraft Maintenance Unit officially stood down at Luke Air Force Base May 22 after 68 years of service.
As acrobatic aircraft buzzed overhead as part of the run-up to the air show this weekend, Air Force Lt. Col. Derek Routt paid more notice to the parked, baby-blue and white business jets on the ground; aircraft used by the nation's leaders.
March 12 marked the 16th birthday of the 63rd FS "Panthers" at Luke AFB, although this squadron had more than 50 years of service before arriving at Luke. The sun will set for the 63rd FS May 22.
Over the Arizona desert near Tucson, nine student pilots took the "final exam" for a career most people only dream about in April. They are in the final stages of training to become F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots for the Air Force.
Four F-16C Fighting Falcons from the 174th Fighter Wing marked the first ball game ever played in the new Yankee Stadium, as the Yankees held their season opener on Thursday, April 16.
Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General Norton Schwartz recently announced that the 179th Fighter Squadron is the recipient of the 2008 Raytheon Trophy for its accomplishments in Fiscal Year 2008.
Approximately 150 Wolf pack members departed Kunsan for Eielsen Air Force Base, Alaska recently to participate in Red Flag-Alaska 09-2.
After inclement weather damaged five Thunderbird aircraft upon their arrival to Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., for the base's air show -- a display of teamwork happened behind the scenes.
The 63rd Fighter Squadron "Panthers" will graduate six new F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots Saturday -- the unit's final class before being deactivated in May.