2 Marine Corps aircraft were involved in a ‘mishap’ over Japan, and a search-and-rescue operation is underway

US Air National Guard/Senior Master Sgt. Roger Parsons Search-and-rescue operations are underway for two US Marine Corps aircraft involved in a “mishap” off the coast of Japan. An F/A-18 fighter and a KC-130 cargo plane taking part in a aerial refueling exercise reportedly collided and crashed. Two crew members have been found so far. Search-and-rescue […]

US Marine aircraft suffer 'mishap' off Japanese coast, search-and-rescue underway

Published time: 5 Dec, 2018 21:58 Edited time: 5 Dec, 2018 22:05 The US Marine Corps says its aircraft were involved in a “mishap” off the coast of Japan, and a search-and-rescue operation is underway. Very few details have been made public in the initial Corps news release. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Aircraft Wrecks That Will Take Your Breath Away

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How Aircraft De-Icing Works

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Boeing Set to Issue Safety Warning for 737 MAX, Aircraft Involved in Lion Air Crash

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2 people killed after light aircraft crashes near E. Yorkshire airfield

Two people were reportedly killed when a light aircraft crashed near an airfield in East Yorkshire. Both the pilot and passenger suffered fatal injuries in the crash reported at about 18:30 GMT on Wednesday, the BBC said, citing Humberside Police. A search was launched in the area to find the plane when it came down […]

Iran releases video supposedly showing a close encounter with a US aircraft carrier

Chad M. Trudeau/US Navy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV has broadcast footage purporting to show a close encounter between the Revolutionary Guard’s navy and the USS Theodore Roosevelt in the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf, the passageway for nearly one-third of all oil traded by sea. The US Navy said […]

US aircraft carriers are spending less time deployed for war — which could become a problem as the US Navy prepares to take on China and Russia

US Navy Photo Forced to pay the high cost of overuse of America’s carrier force during the global war on terror, backlogs at public shipyards and extended maintenance periods are seeing US carriers spending more time in port or in the shop than deployed. The deployment rate for US carriers has dropped to a 25-year […]

Four Russian spy planes fly past Alaska — it’s the third time this month Russian military aircraft have done so

AP Photo/Andrei Pronin Russian military aircraft have been flying past Alaska on the regular this month. Four Russian maritime reconnaissance aircraft flew past the northern part of the state Friday, North American Aerospace Defense Command announced. The incident marks the third time this month Russian military aircraft have flown past Alaska. In two previous incidents, […]

Glider aircraft flies at highest-ever altitude – a blood-boiling 76,000ft (VIDEOS)

Two pilots have soared to 76,124ft (23, 203 meters) in a groundbreaking flight that saw an engineless aircraft ride atmospheric waves to soar over Earth, where the altitude is so high that human blood boils unless protected. The Airbus Perlan Mission II broke its third record for human flight in a winged aircraft this year, […]