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I sometimes visit a FaceBook page for USAF Weather. Someone there posted a question about the most unusual weather you ever encountered. I jumped in with an account of an incident that happened to me while serving as an Air Force weather observer at King Salmon AFS, Alaska (AKN). 1,199 more words

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With its distinctive shape, the C-130 is easy to pick out when it’s flying overhead. Typically, I’ve been more interested in civilian aircraft, not military. But the C-130 is one military plane I do like. 40 more words


Canadian Invasion

It is actually very common to see military aircraft flying in and out of the Palm Springs Airport. So when everybody at the Palm Springs Air Museum… 56 more words

Electronic Weapons: The Growing Chinese EW Fleet

November 13, 2016: China has developed and built several new EW (Electronic Warfare) aircraft. While some of these use twin-engine civilian aircraft most use the Chinese equivalent of the American C-130. 605 more words

New C-130J for Israel

Israeli’s “Elephants” squadron recentely recieved from Lockheed Martin the fourth C-130J to it’s fleet.

Israel is still conducting some tests with the new aircraft such as in flight refuelling with a Boeing 707 tanker and low level-flight.

Photo: Lockheed Martin

Day One...Mistake One...

Hey Y’all,

In the spring of 2005, my crew took me out from home back to war. This time we were not headed to the relatively flat Iraqi desert, but to the very mountainous Afghanistan region. 1,294 more words


When the camera was off...

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Full disclosure before you read any further. I was not there; this experience did not happen to me but I saw the picture so it must be true. 556 more words