While Gulfstream first delivered its modified Gulfstream GII aircraft to the U.S. Navy in 1967, the company has been directly supporting the U.S. Air Force since 1983. “Almost 40 years ago, we delivered the first C-20B Gulfstream GIII aircraft at the 89th Airlift Wing at ...
One trailblazer will commemorate another as former Air Force test pilot, astronaut candidate, and sculptor Ed Dwight has been selected to create a statue of the Air Force’s first Black four-star general, the General Daniel "Chappie" James, Jr. Memorial Foundation announced Sept. 17.
Memorial Day for so many is an extra day off, a time for pool openings, backyard barbeques, and the unofficial start of summer. For those who served, it is something far more solemn: A time to think about those who gave their all for their ...
In 1941, Gen. Henry H. “Hap” Arnold of the then-U.S. Army Air Corps, personally reviewed a jet engine patented by Sir Frank Whittle flying on a Gloster E.28/39 aircraft. Impressed by its design, Arnold arranged for a Whittle engine to be brought back to the ...
Fliers of Tucson.
The U.S. crushed Iraq and could defeat similar adversaries today. But that doesn’t mean the Pentagon learned from the experience.
The ultimate goal was to take off from Earth, fly a mission through space, reenter the atmosphere, and land on a runway.
Horseman, Pass By
To the Army, its newest branch was both a trial and a source of strength.
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