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S-97 RAIDER™ Demonstrator

Based on Sikorsky’s Collier Award-winning X2 Technology™, RAIDER™ incorporates the latest advances in fly-by-wire, flight controls, vehicle management systems, and systems integration. These technologies enable the aircraft to operate at high speeds while maintaining the low-speed handling qualities and maneuverability of conventional single main rotor… 215 weitere Wörter


Air Force: Racial Slurs Written by a Black Cadet Candidate

From the website

Racial slurs posted outside the dorm rooms of five black students at the Air Force Academy were written by one of those students, the school said Tuesday. 38 weitere Wörter


Military life so far..

Last winter, Chris and I made the decision that he was going to join the United States Air Force. It was something that he had wanted to do for a long time and we had discussed it on several occasions. 1.434 weitere Wörter


Check Six: Boeing B-52 Stratofortress – 55 years ago

From the This Day in Aviation website

The very last Boeing B-52 Stratofortress was delivered to the United States Air Force. B-52H-175-BW 61-0040, which was rolled out at Wichita, Kansas, October 26, 1962, was the 744th B-52 built by Boeing at Seattle and Wichita. 7 weitere Wörter


Remembering Maris and Reflecting on the Sad Legacy of Suicide

Nine years ago today, my friend Maris made the tragic decision to take his own life; he was two weeks shy of turning 22 years old. 681 weitere Wörter