Archive for April 15th, 2017

This Boeing C-97 will soon fly again

Posted in Heritage on April 15th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

This Boeing C-97 owned by the Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation (BAHF) will soon be back in the air again. Greg Morehead from Warbird News has the full report. Link below.

BAHF kC-97G Stratofreighter 03
By Ad Meskens (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

F-35As departing this weekend for deployment in Europe

Posted in Air Force on April 15th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. Air Force has disclosed that it will send a small number of F-35As on a training deployment in Europe.

First Hill F-35
By Todd Cromar [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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CVN 78 rescues sailor during its sea trial

Posted in Navy on April 15th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

A sailor aboard USS Oak Hill required urgent medical attention and PCN Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), on its first sea trials, was nearby to respond.

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By Mass Communication Specialist’s 2nd Class Kristopher Ruiz, Christopher Delano, Ryan Litzenberger (U.S. Navy) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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