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August 16, 2017

Coast Guard, Army Responding To Report Of Downed Army Helicopter Off Oahu

Debris Field Sited Near Kaena Point

Coast Guard and Army personnel are responding to a report of a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with five crew aboard approximately two miles west of Kaena Point, Oahu, Wednesday.

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F-35As Fly In Weapons Evaluation

First Operational Air-To-Ground Evaluation Of The New Jets

Airmen from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings supported and flew F-35A Lightning II aircraft during Combat Hammer, the first operational air-to-ground weapons evaluation for the Air Force’s newest fighter jets.

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‘No Second Guesses:’ Selfridge Pilots Share Story Of Emergency Landing

Canopy Blew Off Airplane During Practice Bombing Run, Landing Gear And Radios Malfunctioned

Two thousand feet up and flying over the forests of Alpena County, Capt. Brett DeVries was running through his mental checklist and most of the options were bad. With his wingman flying just feet away and an Air Force maintenance specialist patched in via a radio set up next to a speaker phone, DeVries made the decision to land his badly-damaged A-10 Thunderbolt II on the runway at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center.

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Plans Discovered For WWII Mosquito Airplanes

Will Assist In Restoration Efforts And Possibly New Aircraft

A cache of some 20,000 wartime drawings and diagrams for the De Havilland Mosquito were discovered in a wartime factory just days before the building was scheduled to face the wrecking ball.

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