United States Air Force

The A2 Bomber Jacket Was Often A Canvass. Part I.

March 3, 2013

  The A2 Leather Bomber jacket was a classic piece of gear actually made famous by dashing actors posing as pilots in Hollywood productions. Here from Collectorsweekly.com are a few A2s featuring newly introduced art on them.         B-24 bomber “Final Approach” 458 Bomber Group, From Leighton Longhi.       B-24 […]

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Project Tip-Tow.

December 14, 2012

  Project Tip Tow     October 20th, 1950, the United States Air Force continues long term and creative innovations to extend the force projection of piston engine bombers. Perhaps one way to increase the range of strikes on enemies in battle would be for a bomber like a B-29 to tow into theatre two […]

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A Project To Track Every Bomb We Have Ever Dropped.

August 6, 2012

  MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — Six years ago it seemed a zany idea when Lieutenant Colonel Jenns Robertson , 45, a bespectacled Minnesota native with an outsized gee-whiz quality even by military standards, began a rather unusual hobby: documenting a century of US air power — bomb by bomb. Robertson asked: “What if […]

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Sherman Alexander Hemsley, United States Air Force Veteran, Passes.

July 26, 2012

  Sherman Alexander Hemsley (February 1, 1938 – July 24, 2012) was an actor who appeared in All In The Family, The Jeffersons, and did Voice Over work on animated features as well. He served for four years in the United States Air Force. He was 74.   Source: Wikipedia Related Posts:Dresden Was Our Guernica.The Bell […]

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Sergeant George Linsdsey, USAF, Played “Goober” On Andy Griffith, Has Died At 83.

May 7, 2012

George Lindsey, 12/7/1935 to 5/6/2012 played Goober Beasley on Andy Griffith, and spent twenty years on Hee Haw. He also starred in comedies like Cannonball Run. Herbie the Love Bug, C.H.I.P.S., and did numerous voice overs as well.   Lindsey was born and raised in Alabama and lived in Nashville when he passed yesterday. He […]

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$250,000,000.00 Per Plane

November 29, 2010
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  OK, An F-22 is missing on its way back to Elmendorf AFB in Alaska. According to AP the 1.75 billion would mean seven more Raptors. Tell me, does it ever make sense to spend a quarter of a billion dollars on a single fighter plane? Save Related Posts:Russian Fighter SU-37 Propaganda Film

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I Was The Creative Director On This Shoot And I Was On This Plane With Other Members Of My Team.

November 2, 2010

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Blue Eyes

July 18, 2010

U.S. Air Force officials are exploring new ways to marry signals and imagery intelligence collection to find enemies on the ground in Afghanistan. One such project collocates collection of these two types of intelligence on slow-flying tactical Hawker Beechcraft King Air 90s. The program, dubbed Blue Devil, is designed to help operators more easily locate […]

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Me At David-Monthan AFB

April 11, 2010

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Shooting At Luke AFB

February 23, 2010

“GLENDALE, Ariz. — Authorities say two men were shot by security officers after they drove a stolen car through a gate at an Air Force base outside Phoenix during a police chase. Officials say one of the men died and the other was wounded. The crash occurred at the entrance to Luke Air Force Base […]

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Global Hawk Unmanned Reconnaissance Aircraft Sent To Aid Haitian Relief Effort.

January 14, 2010

“One immense irony of the terrible destruction the earthquake wreaked in Haiti is that the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country is getting much of the world’s most sophisticated and expensive technology in its time of need. Global Hawk, the high-​​flying reconnaissance UAV which costs roughly $135 million apiece, left Beale Air Force Base on Jan. 13 for […]

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This Old Air Force Recruitment Ad Would Go Well With The New Air Force “It’s Not Science Fiction” Campaign

December 29, 2009

Creatives were Chad Berry, Brett Stiles, and Brian Born. Related Posts:Dresden Was Our Guernica.The Bell P-59 Airacomet. It Saw Little Action But Taught Us Volumes.A Project To Track Every Bomb We Have Ever Dropped.Sherman Alexander Hemsley, United States Air Force Veteran, Passes.Sergeant George Linsdsey, USAF, Played “Goober” On Andy Griffith, Has Died At 83.

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USAF Makes Cuts

November 25, 2009

“The Air Force announced plans on Monday to cut 3,700 Airmen, saying the mix of a poor economy and good retention has swelled its ranks beyond manageability. The service will cut 2,074 officers and 1,633 enlisted Airmen through “voluntary and involuntary early separation and retirement programs,” an Air Force news release said. The reduction process […]

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USAF Recruitment Commercial From The 1970s.

October 11, 2009

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1950s USAF Commercial. Just Great.

October 6, 2009

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2006 USAF Speaker Support Video

October 6, 2009

Used before official USAF Public Speaking gigs. Related Posts:Dresden Was Our Guernica.The Bell P-59 Airacomet. It Saw Little Action But Taught Us Volumes.A Project To Track Every Bomb We Have Ever Dropped.Sherman Alexander Hemsley, United States Air Force Veteran, Passes.Sergeant George Linsdsey, USAF, Played “Goober” On Andy Griffith, Has Died At 83.

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A Little Sanity In A Sea Of Psychosis (w/Update)

September 19, 2009

In a return gesture redolent of the détente between Cold War enemies, Vladimir Popovkin announced that Russian short range missile interceptors will not be placed on Kaliningrad. “Reason has prevailed over ambitions,” Popovkin said. “Naturally, we will cancel countermeasures which Russia has planned in response, such as the (planned) deployment of Iskander missiles in the […]

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Francis Gary Powers Was Born 80 Years Ago Today

August 17, 2009

  An F-84 Thunderjet pilot in the Korean War, Powers was tapped by the CIA to fly reconnaissance missions in a high altitude spyplane. The U-2 is still flying today although it is going to be replaced with the Global Hawk. It can reach 70,000 feet and during the late 1950s, the Golden Dragon could […]

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What Did I Say When I Said I Have Never Seen A Military Project Ever Successfully Killed?

July 31, 2009
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Build F-136 Into Budget: House By Colin Clark Friday, July 31st, 2009 4:32 pm Posted in Air, Policy, Space Not only did the House Appropriations defense subcommittee call the administration’s bluff on funding for the F-136 engine for the Joint Strike Fighter, it told the Defense Secretary to stuff money into the regular budget in […]

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More Amazing WW2 Gun Camera Footage

July 29, 2009

  These are gun camera strips from German planes shooting down British bombers. The fellow who submitted the footage is a nutcase. But the historical significance is still there. Related Posts:Amazing Reel of WW2 Gun Camera FootageAstounding Silent Gun Camera Footage From WWIINazi Propaganda FilmDramatic WWII Gun Camera FootageRaw WWII Gun Camera Footage

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