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Pilot in Virginia F-15 Crash Was Decorated Combat Veteran

BOSTON — The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday. 399 more words

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Search Resumes for Missing Pilot After Virginia Crash

UPDATED: Aug. 28, 2014 9:30 a.m.

DEERFIELD, Va. — Ground teams resumed searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman. 394 more words

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Fighter Jet Crashes in Virginia, Fate of Pilot Unknown

UPDATED: Aug. 27, 2014 3:41 p.m.

DEERFIELD, Va. — An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after his fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said. 538 more words

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'Aggressive' Chinese fighter jet flies dangerously close to U.S. Navy plane

(CNN) — A Chinese fighter jet made several “dangerous” and “unprofessional” passes at a U.S. Navy plane this week — coming as close as 20 feet at one point — in what the White House called a “deeply concerning provocation.” 282 more words

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MH17: Boeing-777 was downed by Ukrainian MiG-29, Romanian expert says


Ukrainian MIG-29

By Lyuba Lulko, Pravda, The milleniumreport

Romanian military expert, pilot and former deputy commander of Otopeni military airport, Valentin Vasilescu, presented his version of the tragedy of the Malaysian Boeing in the sky over Ukraine. 1,266 more words

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No sign of rain, but is that a fighter jet?

The journey was almost at an end. I was surprised by how effortless it had been and smiled to myself on the good fortune of the upgrade to business class on the first and longer of the two flights between Perth and Manchester. 1,468 more words

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BALANCING MY LIFE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

    Say goodbye to my little friend.  I bought a new car!  I just went from a 2009 Toyota Corolla to a 2014 Chevy Equinox with all the bells and whistles.  371 more words