AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

9 April 1997

The F-22 fighter aircraft was unveiled during an official roll out ceremony at Marietta, Georgia. The roots of an Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF) programme go back to 1981. At that time, the USAF issued an […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

28 August 1963

Collision of two KC-135A-BN Stratotankers from the USAF 19th Bomb Wing, west of Bermuda, Atlantic Ocean. Two flying tankers, 61-0322 (c/n 18229) and 61-0319 (c/n 18226) were on return flight to Homestead air base (Florida) […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

15 May 1953

USAF tragic accident over Baden-Württemberg (Germany) The Republic F-84E Thunderjet (51-628) from 22nd Fighter-Bomber Squadron, deviated from its course, crossed the way of formation of four USAF Fairchild C-119C Flying Boxcar aircraft. While performing the […]