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United CEO complains that the US military isn’t training enough pilots for airlines to poach
“You can’t sit back and rely on the military to give you a solid flow of new trained pilots.”
The Marine Corps will pay pilots up to $210,000 to stay in uniform
The Marine Corps will pay some of its pilots retention bonuses of nearly a quarter-million dollars in order to address "shortfalls" in the service's aviation community.
’Equivalent to pushing down a WWII vet’ — Airfield furious over vandalized WWII-era planes
Both of the facility’s Douglas DC-3 planes sustained at least $15,000 in damages due to vandalism, according to the airport.
If jet radars don’t raise cancer risk, why did the Navy coat some cockpits in gold?
Former Navy and Air Force pilots or their surviving spouses have expressed to McClatchy their concerns about the high number of prostate, brain, blood and other types of cancers affecting...
Boeing has already grounded the Air Force’s brand new KC-46 tanker jets due to sloppy manufacturing
Boeing was forced to ground its 767-based KC-46 tankers for the past week after the Air Force expressed concern about loose tools and bits of debris found in various locations...
A C-5M Super Galaxy Made A Daring Landing With Its Nose Gear Up At Travis Air Force Base
A C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport aircraft landed with its nose landing gear up at Travis Air Force Base ini California on Thursday evening, an Air Force spokesman told Task...
Commercial Airlines Are Desperate To Hire US Military Helicopter Pilots
Hundreds of other U.S. military helicopter pilots have taken attractive offers from American airlines trying ease a global pilot shortage.
The Russian Military Wants Authority To Shoot Passenger Jets Out Of The Sky
The Russian defense ministry is reportedly seeking the approval of new rules that would give the military permission to shoot down passenger planes deemed dangerous in emergency situations
In Defense Of Military Pilots Drawing Dicks In The Sky
On November 16, 2017, residents of Okanagan, Washington looked up to a penis in the sky. It was several miles … Continued
The Navy And Air Force Are Joining Forces To Fight Hypoxia
The Navy and the Air Force are teaming up to get to the root cause of oxygen deprivation among its … Continued
The Navy, Air Force And Army Collect Different Data On Aircraft Crashes. That’s A Big Problem
The Navy, Air Force, and Army all collect different information when they investigate why an aircraft crashes or has a … Continued
Up Close And Personal With The UK’s Sleek New Fighter Jet
The United Kingdom unveiled a full-sized model of its proposed next-generation fighter jet on Monday at the Farnborough air show … Continued
The Navy Is Testing This Unmanned Helicopter To Make Its Newest Ships More Lethal
On June 29, U.S. Navy crews completed the first comprehensive initial operational test and evaluation of the MQ-8C Fire Scout, an … Continued
Marines Will Offer Up To $210K To Keep Pilots From Leaving
Editor’s Note: This article by Gina Harkins originally appeared onMilitary.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community. MARINE … Continued
7 Wild Photos Of The SR-71 Blackbird’s Legendary Afterburners In Action
The SR-71 Blackbird spy plane is the fastest and highest-flying production aircraft to ever hit the skies. Despite the U.S. … Continued
‘Top Gun 2: Maverick’ Just Lit The Afterburners
Tom Cruise on Thursday shared an Instagram photo of a F/A-18E Super Hornet with three words: “Feel The Need.” Next … Continued
An Air Force F-16 Crash In Arizona Is The Latest Military Aviation Mishap
Another military aircraft has crashed, but thankfully the pilot is doing OK this time. An F-16C from Luke Air Force … Continued
The Biggest Problems Facing Military Aviation, According To An Army Aviator
This past Friday, an AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed during a training mission at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, the latest in a … Continued
Two Navy Aviators Killed After Their F-18 Crashes Off NAS Key West
Two Navy aviators were confirmed dead late Wednesday after their F/A-18F Super Hornet crashed Wednesday off Florida, Navy officials said. … Continued
The Navy’s Latest Downed T-45 Was Recently Outfitted With New Oxygen Monitor
The Navy T-45 Goshawk training aircraft that crashed Oct. 1, killing two pilots in Monroe County, Tennessee, carried a new … Continued
Marine Corps Identifies The 16 Men Killed In KC-130 Crash
The 15 Marines and one Navy corpsman killed on July 10, when a Marine Corps KC-130T Hercules aircraft exploded mid-air … Continued
Does A Newly Discovered Photo Prove Amelia Earhart Survived Her Plane Crash In The Pacific?
A lost photo may shed new light on the mysterious death of famous aviator Amelia Earhart. The photo, which will be … Continued
Badass Female Pilots Team Up To Take On Cancer
Six years ago, 31-year-old Swedish pilot Emelie Bonin was given the kind of devastating news that every human being dreads. … Continued
What Happens When Pilots Aren’t Allowed To Fly
Lately there have been many articles and reports about the services in general, and the Marine Corps in particular, reducing … Continued