Archive for March 11th, 2012

Aussie Tiger hits power lines

Posted in Army on March 11th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Aussie Tiger hits power lines

An Australian Army Tiger helicopter had to make an emergency landing after hitting power lines in southeast Queensland on Thursday. Hit the source for picture of the mishap helicopter.

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NTSB releases report on crash that killed NAS Fallon’s XO

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The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the executive officer of Naval Air Station Fallon had stalled his Cessna 320 while landing at Fallon on May 22, 2009.
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Search for F-16 pilot’s remains continues

Posted in Air Force on March 11th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Search for F-16 pilot’s remains continues

The Pentagon has promised the family of late Maj. Troy Gilbert that it will continue to search for his remains in Iraq after he was killed in a F-16 accident in 2006.
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Eglin’s first F-35 flight cut short by 3 loose fasteners

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The first F-35A flight at Eglin was cut short by a small fuel leak on Tuesday and maintainers later found out that three fasteners were slightly loose.

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USAF imparts SEAD tactics to Turkish Air Force

Posted in Air Force on March 11th, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on USAF imparts SEAD tactics to Turkish Air Force

The U.S. Air Force’s 480th Fighter Squadron from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany is sharing its tactics on suppression-of-enemy-air-defenses with the Turkish Air Force during Exercise Anatolian Falcon 2012.

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