Yesterday - September 30, 2020 - an F-35B and KC-130J Tanker collided during refueling operations over California.
ALL airmen survived the incident with the F-35B pilot ejecting, then suffering certain injuries; and the eight Marine KC-130 Crew "walked away" with minor injuries...
I saw this on facebook at 1:30am this morning.
Although not identified in the post, it looks like a B-25 or variant thereof to me.
Apparently posted by the San Joaquin County Sheriff's office late on Saturday September 19, 2020.
San Joaquin County is east of San Francisco and includes...
Saw this article about an F-117 Nighthawk being retired to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and realized we have not yet started a dedicated thread for this aircraft.
So.... here we go ! ! !
We'll start with these photos and their source article:
This popped up on my facebook feed and I had never heard of a DRAKE before.
So.... Here's a few things to start a conversation about the XM157 Drake:
Can anyone tell us more about this BIG Amphibian???
Fox News is reporting that Francis Currey passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at age 94.
The article is quite informative.
The AFRL Center for Rapid Innovation has successfully first-flight tested a "Contraption That Can Turn Any Plane Into A Robot Plane" (a DRONE).
Here's a link to the article that first caught my attention...
This gem of a video popped up on my YouTube suggested for viewing list.....
So, I watched it.
Pretty interesting bit of USAF/DOD history that I'm sure Boeing received a juicy contract to research and propose.
Check it out!
Texas has lost a good friend of the MV Hobby, a USMC Veteran, Midland County Sheriff, and Board Member - Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV).
Very early Sunday May 26, 2019, Sheriff Gary Painter passed away unexpectedly at his home.
My first knowledge of this sad news came with this...
A Midland County (Texas) Sheriffs Deputy was struck by a train while responding to a "baby not breathing" emergency and surprisingly "walked away from" the wreckage.
Railroad grade crossings are DANGEROUS ! ! !
This incident was caught on camera and should be a valuable lesson to all of us no...
A long-lived aviator, air demonstration pioneer, and leader has passed away at age 94, just two weeks shy of his 95th birthday.
ATLANTA — Lt. Gen. Charles “Buck” Pattillo, a co-founder and one of the first pilots...
The National WASP Museum in Sweetwater, Texas is hosting their annual event on May 25th.
Here's their website's events page for details:
Dianna and I visited the Museum a few months ago and heard about this event. I mentioned our motorpool of FMV's and the...
Mr. Mort Walker, the cartoonist who drew the BEETLE BAILEY comic has passed away at age 94.
'Beetle Bailey' cartoonist Mort Walker dies at 94
It is a very well written article.
Although not directly an MV...
Oklahoma Army National Guard investigating after chopper mishap at Veterans Day parade in Norman
Sounds like there's some finger pointing about the go live-fire!!!
Technician ‘Accidentally’ Fires Vulcan Cannon & Obliterates F-16 Sitting on the RunwayLink to Article:
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