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Aviation Nation 2014: B-1B Lancer

The USAF operates 66 Rockwell B-1B Lancer aka “Bone” long-range heavy bombers that first entered operational service on October 1st, 1986 (the last was delivered on May 2nd, 1988. 163 more words

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Aviation Nation 2014: Boeing B-52H "Black Widow"

Beware the bite of the Black Widow. It is deadly!

This Boeing B-52H StratofortressBlack Widow” at Aviation Nation 2014 (Nellis AFB, Nevada) is one of the remaining 58 active and 18 ready reserve (in storage)  355 more words

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Paveway for Typhoon

Nellis AFB, NV  – Two waves of Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter aircraft have completed a testing ‘trail’ across the North Atlantic to participate in the largest, most realistic and challenging air combat exercise in the world and practice delivering the latest precision weapon to the Typhoon inventory namely the Paveway IV. 486 more words

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Aviation Nation 2014: Corsair Away!

The Vought F4U Corsair a legendary World War Two US Navy and US Marine Corps fighter was one of many stars at Aviation Nation 2014… 123 more words

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Aviation Nation 2014: 66th Rescue Squadron

There could be no greater sight to a downed USAF pilot or wounded personnel than a Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk combat search and rescue helicopter (CSAR).  320 more words

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