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U.S. Air Force Urgently Buying General Electric F110-GE-129 Engines For New F-15EX Fighters Jets

U.S. Air Force Urgently Buying General Electric F110-GE-129 Engines For New F-15EX Fighters Jets

Source: Boeing The U.S. Air Force is urgently buying an unspecified number of General Electric F110-GE-129 jet engines to power its new F-15EX Eagle fighter jets. The service says this is an “unusual and compelling urgency acquisition” and comes ahead of a formal competition to decide on the F-15EX’s powerplant, …

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U.S. Air Force F-16CM Fighting Falcon Crashes At Shaw Air Force Base, Pilot Dead

U.S. Air Force F-16CM Fighting Falcon Crashes At Shaw Air Force Base, Pilot Dead

A 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tactical aircraft maintainer marshals an F-16CM Fighting Falcon at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Sept. 12, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Maldonado) A Lockheed-Martin F-16CM Fighting Falcon, operated by the 20th TW, crashed at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, during …

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26 Years Ago Today U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress Crashed At Fairchild Air Force Base

26 Years Ago Today U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress Crashed At Fairchild Air Force Base

1994 Fairchild Air Force Base B-52 crash – Credits: USAF On Friday, 24 June 1994, a United States Air Force (USAF) Boeing B-52 Stratofortress crashed at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, United States, after its pilot, Lieutenant Colonel Arthur “Bud” Holland, maneuvered the bomber beyond its operational limits and lost …

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