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Hawker Hunter Crashes During Training Exercise »

A Hawker Hunter crashed during an Air National Guard training exercise off the coast of Hawaii on Wednesday. The pilot was able to eject and was rescued about three miles south of Oahu by a private sailboat. More

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The inflight breakup of a U.S. Marine Corps-operated KC-130T on July 10, 2017, was the result of “deficiencies in the propeller blade overhaul... More

C-130, F/A-18 Collide Off... »

One Marine Corps servicemember is dead and five others missing after the collision of a KC-130J Hercules and an F/A-18D Hornet during a refueling exercise... More

21-Hornet Flypast At Bush... »

Rather than a 21-gun salute, the Navy’s planned tribute to the late President George H.W. Bush could be called a 21-top-gun salute. More

Top Letters And Comments,... »

This week's letters brought comments from readers about the F-22 Raptors wrecked by Hurricane Michael, TFRs around the Balloon Fiesta, "First Man" and the... More

Pentagon Grounds F-35s »

The Pentagon temporarily grounded the United States’ F-35 fleet on Thursday after the discovery of defective fuel tubes in an F-35 engine. The findings... More

Air Force Selects New... »

Boeing has announced that it has been awarded a $9.2 billion contract to supply the company’s T-X advanced pilot training system to the U.S. Air Force.... More