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The Panther "Roadshow" 2004 Print E-mail
(6 votes, average 4.33 out of 5)
Written by USAF 1Lt Chaz Chandler   

logo_panthersThe 494th Mighty Black Panthers were going to war! Well, not really…but we still had big plans for our five-week deployment to the States. We call it the Roadshow: off to shoot live missiles, drop live bombs and rage around the deserts of Nevada with our NATO allies. ...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 September 2010
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Anatomy of an Aircraft Conversion Print E-mail
(4 votes, average 4.25 out of 5)
Written by Sabc   

logo_f15einfoNow we are going to have a peer behind the curtains: how a brand new fighter squadron is built from scratch. We interviewed USAF SMSgt Tom Wharton (retired) who was in charge of managing an aircraft conversion and building the 492nd FS, which is now one of the ...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2010
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Good Wines Need Ads, Too Print E-mail
(2 votes, average 5.00 out of 5)
Written by Sabc   

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The USAF's highest performance fighter had already proven itself on the battlefield. There is now a new field to prove its worth on: an F-15E Demo Team had been established. On this occasion we interviewed Capt. Al Kennedy, commander and demo pilot of the team ...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2010
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Eagle Driver Print E-mail
(15 votes, average 3.67 out of 5)
Written by USAF Capt. Randall "Hacker" Haskin   

logo_warbirdAir-to-Ground, Air-to-Air, Mach 2+, 9 G's and in any weather - Damn right Saddam is worried! USAF Capt. Randy 'Hacker' Haskin takes you for an F-15E Ride: From the moment you walk up to the McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F-15E Strike Eagle, you know that this is an airplane that means business ...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2010
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Airborne Again Print E-mail
(3 votes, average 3.67 out of 5)
Written by USAF SSgt. Dean J. Miller   

logo_torchArticle on former F-15E WSO Capt. Don Jones, who almost lost his arm during a tragic crash landing at RAF Lakenheath, when his Strike Eagle snapped in half on the runway due to a ...

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2010
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494th FS TigerMeet F-15E Strike Eagles Print E-mail
Written by Gert Weckx   

logo_natotigersArticle by Gert Weckx from Natotigers.org about the F-15E´s from the 494 FS that participated at the 1998 and 2001 TigerMeets ...

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2010
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The Screaming Eagle and the Doc Print E-mail
Written by Brent Blue, M. D.   

logo_avwebMany pilots dream of strapping on a $45 million F-15E fighter, but few get to do it. I had the honor of doing so, and learned a lot about what it takes to support these jet jockeys - both their aircraft and their lives ...

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2010
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Back in the Saddle Print E-mail
(13 votes, average 4.62 out of 5)
Written by USAF TSgt Timothy P. Barela   

logo_airmanWhat happens when the pilot needs to eject at a speed higher than the limit for safe ejection?  Below is a true story of Capt. Brian Udell who ejected at 780 mph at a low altitude - and survived to tell the tale...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2010
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Tim Bennett's War Print E-mail
(8 votes, average 4.63 out of 5)
Written by Barry D. Smith   

logo_airforcemagazineCapt. Tim Bennett and Capt. Dan Bakke made Air Force history when they successfully bombed an Iraqi MI-24 helicopter in flight ...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2010
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