Archive for May 22nd, 2016

Two brothers take charge of F-22s units at Langley AFB

Posted in Air Force on May 22nd, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Two brothers take charge of F-22s units at Langley AFB

Pete and Micah Fesler, sons of a steelworker, are both commanding officers of F-22 units at Langley Air Force Base.

90th Fighter Squadron - F-22s
By United States Air Force [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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HAF F-16s intercepted Delta airliner

Posted in Air Force on May 22nd, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on HAF F-16s intercepted Delta airliner

A pair of F-16s from the Greek Air Force were scrambled on May 19 to reestablish communications with a Delta airliner flying from France to Kuwait.

F-16C block 52+ fighter jet, Hellenic Air Force (November 2010)
By Copyright ©2006 K. Krallis, SV1XV (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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B-29 gets FAA airworthiness certificate

Posted in Heritage on May 22nd, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on B-29 gets FAA airworthiness certificate

A restored B-29 bomber will soon be able to fly again after the group restoring the warbird received an airworthiness certificate for the plane from the FAA.


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RT gets a close look at the A-50U

Posted in Air Defense, Air Force on May 22nd, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on RT gets a close look at the A-50U

Television crew from RT were brought to an air base in the Ivanovo Region by the Russian Ministry of Defense for a close look at the A-50U AEW&C platform.