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2 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Workhorse' becomes first F-35 to achieve 1,000 flight hours

Paul Hattendorf, Lockheed Martin test pilot, was flying an Airframe Loads Envelope Expansion mission June 11 when the fighter reached the milestone.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Fort Worth, TX

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Air & Space

Century Series Wannabe- page 2

Depending on who's talking, the North American F-107A was either the best fighter the Air Force didn't have the sense to buy, or a politically flawed loser from the outset.

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Related Topix: US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Navy, Dayton, OH

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Pentagon grounds all F-35s over engine problems, runway fire

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II lifts off during testing at Edwards Air Force Base on March 19, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, US Navy, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma

Air & Space

The Deadliest Night Fighter in Korea

With a profile that would never be considered glamorous, the Douglas Skyknight was a conventional design delivering truly mediocre performance.

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Air & Space

The 98-Pound Weakling of Research Airplanes

When it appeared at the flight test facility at California's Muroc Air Force Base in 1948, the Northrop X-4 Bantam was the 98-pound weakling of research airplanes.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Colorado Springs, CO, Air Force Academy, CO, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna 152, Cessna Aircraft, Messerschmitt Aircraft, Messerschmitt Me 163, Military Aircraft

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

AFMC bases implement Helping Agency taskbar icons

PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Air Force Materiel Command has ensured that help is literally just a click away at its installations.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Mashable

4 Top U.F.O. Theories to Probe Your Brain

Wednesday is World U.F.O. Day . Since 2001, the quirky holiday has titillated Mulder and Scully wannabes across the world, giving them another excuse to check the skies for flying saucers.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

US News & World Report

Climate Change Damages Bases, and Pentagon Preps for Warmer Future

Whether from rising seas, eroding coasts, thawing permafrost or worsening wildfires, American military installations across the world are in the line of fire from climate change , the Government Accountability Office and the Department of Defense have found.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Weather, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Pentagon grounds entire F-35 fighter jet fleet

Pentagon grounds entire F-35 fighter jet fleet Luke Air Force Base's two F-35s are idled as part of the order Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1lmchpC Two F-35s, similar to this one, are stationed in Glendale at Luke Air Force Base, which is slated to become the Air Force's largest F-35 pilot-training base.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Los Angeles Times

U.S. military grounds all F-35 jets after fire at Florida base

In the latest setback for the Pentagon's nearly $400-billion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, the U.S. military has grounded all of the fighter jets from flight operations after one of them caught fire at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida earlier this week.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Times Record News

Ruhamah Dawn Taylor Pate

Ruhamah Dawn Taylor Pate, 87, longtime resident of Wichita Falls passed away Monday, May 12, in Wichita Falls, Texas.

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Related Topix: Wichita Falls, TX, Texas, Paris, TX, US Military, Sheppard Air Force Base, US Air Force

Aero-News Network

'Workhorse' Becomes First F-35 To Achieve 1,000 Flight Hours

"AF-2's nickname is 'Workhorse,'" said Randy Thompson, the F-35 Integrated Test Force, government air vehicle lead.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Military's pricey F-35 fighter jet catches fire during takeoff in Florida

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II lifts off during testing at Edwards Air Force Base in March 2013.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

Experimental HiMAT aircraft has new home at NASA Armstrong

The HiMAT subscale research aircraft, seen here during a research flight in December 1980, demonstrated advanced fighter technologies that have been used in the development of many modern high performance military aircraft.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

RedOrbit

Experimental HiMAT Aircraft Has A New Home At...

Image Caption: The HiMAT subscale research aircraft, seen here during a research flight in December 1980, demonstrated advanced fighter technologies that have been used in the development of many modern high performance military aircraft.

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Wed Jun 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times

John Perez, Betty Yee in seesaw race for controller race runoff spot

Assembly Speaker John PA©rez is in a tight race with Betty Yee for a place on the ballot in the state controller runoff election.

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Related Topix: California City, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US Military, US Air Force

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