Archive for April 28th, 2016

F-117 might finally be going to the Boneyard

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Although retired in 2007, the U.S. Air Force has maintained the F-117 fleet in a condition that allowed the fleet to be reactivated one day if needed. Now the U.S. Congress is ready send those mothballed aircraft from their climate-controlled hangars at Tonopah Test Range to the Davis–Monthan Air Force Base for scrapping.

Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk Persian Gulf 1996
By: U.S. Department of Defence [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Watch the F-22 do a low-level pass in Lithuania

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Two F-22s and one KC-135 arrived at Šiauliai Air Base Air Base, Lithuania on Apr. 27. Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė was there to welcome the airmen from 95th Fighter Squadron and 100th Air Refuel Wing.

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Photo: gr. Arnas Glazauskas