Over the next 20 years, the aviation industry will face
a massive gap in staffing—617,000 pilots and 679,000 maintenance
technicians—putting even more pressure on the Air Force, which is already struggling to keep its own pilots, according to a new Boeing report.
The first Japanese F-35A took its maiden flight on Aug. 24 in Texas.
Germany is looking at different locations for its
Tornado aircraft and service members as a dispute between the country
and Turkey has prevented lawmakers from being able to visit Incirlik Air
The new prime minister of Libya’s Government of
National Accord met with top officials from US Africa Command this week
as US aircraft continued to support GNA troops fighting ISIS.
Six airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard’s
177th Fighter Wing were sent to the hospital Aug. 25 after being exposed
to chemicals from an F-16’s emergency power system.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) on Aug. 25 announced the first class of graduates from its streamlined Unmanned Aircraft System Flight Training Academy, which is Based in North Dakota.
US Pacific Command recently concluded Operation Pacific
Angel, a multinational collaborative effort to bring medical care and
school improvements to two communities in Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka.
Communications systems upgrades are coming to the Air Force’s tactical air control party vehicles, C4ISRnet reported.
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