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February 11, 2011

Folland Gnat Jet Donated To Spirit Of Flight

One Of Only 105 Ever Built

In 1955, the Folland Aircraft Company flew the compact Gnat T Mk. 1 aircraft for the first time to great praise by the RAF test pilots and development team that included one pilot for India.

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Airmen Help Transport Clothes, Shoes To Kyrgyzstan

Program Allows Civilian Goods To Be Transported On Military Aircraft

More than 6,500 pounds of humanitarian goods were loaded onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Scott AFB in Illinois on Feb. 7. The goods are being shipped to Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan, as part of the Denton Program.

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Hellenic Air Force Receives Second F-16C Block 52+ Aircrew Training Device

Network Capability With First Sim Allows Air-To-Air Combat Training

A second F-16C Block 52+ Aircrew Training Device (ATD) has been delivered to the Hellenic Air Force (HAF), L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) said Wednesday in a news release.

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PSSST! Hey Kid. Wanna Buy A Used Harrier Jet?

He Did, But Dad Made Him Give It Back

For just a little while, a 7-year-old boy was the proud "owner" of a surplus Harrier jet he'd bought for $113,000 on eBay.

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Boeing Submits Final NewGen Tanker Proposal To US Air Force

Planemaker Claims Significant Fuel Savings Over Competing Airbus Tanker

The Boeing Company's final proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s KC-X tanker competition was submitted to the U.S. Air Force Thursday. The proposal offers a fleet of Boeing NewGen Tankers that Boeing says will burn 24 percent less fuel than the competing EADS tanker.

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