Archive for April 1st, 2015

Video showing 2 U.S. F/A-18s on the tarmac in Taiwan

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Two U.S. F/A-18s made an emergency landing in Taiwan

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Taiwan’s military has confirmed that two U.S. F/A-18s made an emergency landing at Tainan Airport today at 13:19 local time.

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RAF Leuchars handed over to British Army

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Royal Air Force Leuchars is officially no more as the air base was transferred to the British Army on Mar. 31.

RAF Leuchars photo

Photo by Defence Images


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U.S. Army ready to ship AH-6i helicopters to Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia became the first customer for the AH-6i when it placed an order in 2013, now the U.S. Army is getting ready to deliver those helicopters.

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SAS 2010 Boeing AH-6” by Dave1185Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

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Water canon salute for 101st CAB’s OH-58Ds

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The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade’s 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment retired its OH-58Ds with final formation flight at Fort Campbell on Mar. 31.

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Photo: 101st CAB

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