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Jet Friday: Train to Fight. Train to Win. Red Flag Exercise

Jet Friday: Train to Fight. Train to Win. Red Flag Exercise

“It’s not a contest or a competition. There are no winners or losers. It’s about training and saving lives.” ~ Narrator, Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag Above a 12,700 square mile area of desert in Nevada, F-15 Eagles from the United States Air Force, Eurofighter...

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Switzerland’s History With The F-5 Freedom Fighter

Switzerland’s History With The F-5 Freedom Fighter

The single-seat, supersonic light fighter F-5 has been in service since 1964 with the United States Air Force. This agile, reliable jet provided great engine performance to its user with low operational costs. Its service life began as the F-5A (single-seat) and F-5B...

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Video: Fly-By-Wire, How Does It Work?

Video: Fly-By-Wire, How Does It Work?

CABLE AND PULLEY FLIGHT CONTROLS In many traditional aircraft, the link between the pilot’s controls and the aircraft’s flight surfaces is what is referred to as mechanical flight controls. The force applied by the pilot to the yoke, either left or right, front or...

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The F-5’s CADC Arms The Pilot With Flight Data

The F-5’s CADC Arms The Pilot With Flight Data

An F-5 Tiger II rips through the cloud bank at 19,000 feet, on the hunt for a U.S. Air Force F-16 Viper. The pilot’s F-5 Nemesis radar scans back and forth and locates a fast-moving target fifteen miles away. The obvious target is the F-16 aircraft and it’s moving...

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7 Fast Facts About the Mirage F1

7 Fast Facts About the Mirage F1

Flying low across the Chadian landscape, the two French Mirage F1 aircraft are hoping to see a radar signature from a radar station to their north. As they scream through the barren landscape, slipping between canyon rocks about 100 feet above the desert floor, a...

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Playing the Bad Guy (Adversary Air) Around the World

Playing the Bad Guy (Adversary Air) Around the World

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” ― Leonardo da Vinci One dream many children around the world have is to grow up to fly, most likely to be a...

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Jet Friday: The SLUF A-7 Corsair II

Jet Friday: The SLUF A-7 Corsair II

The A-4 Skyhawk was a single-seat delta wing subsonic jet-powered carrier-capable aggressor aircraft flown by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. It was instrumental during the Vietnam War, launching from carriers stationed at Yankee Station in the South China Sea just...

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