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We sat at the end of the runway, our F-14's GE-110 motors humming, awaiting our clearance to begin what would be the last F-14 Demonstration ever. The Air Boss's voice crackled over the radio: "Tomcat Demo, you're cleared to five miles and 15k feet.
F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter jets that had been grounded at Nellis Air Force Base resumed flying Friday...Sarah Ruckriegle said the four F-35s assigned to the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron were cleared to return to the skies after the
Fighter jets and bombers filled the air with thunder from their powerful engines Wednesday at the north end of the Las Vegas Valley. More than 100 aircraft headed north from Nellis Air Force Base to the skies over the Nevada Test and Training Range
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James became violently ill during a ride with the storied Thunderbirds aerial acrobatic team this week. Commanders at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., thought it would be good PR to invite the relatively new secretary for
Air Force today grounded its fleet of F-35 fighter jets made by Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth as a safety precaution after a fire on one of the planes forced an aborted takeoff earlier this week. The temporary suspension of flight operations applies
Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft arrives at the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada in this April 24, 2013 photo released on May 8, 2013...Air Force is extending a temporary ban on flights of Lockheed Martin Corp'
On her first official visit to Nellis Air Force Base, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James said Monday she will stress to her colleagues in Washington what she heard from local airmen: don't let automatic budget cuts under sequestration
Greg Fangs Farrell knew exactly what to do as he flew his Fighting Falcon jet through the darkness over the Atlantic Ocean: Never give up. It was a moonless night on Aug. 1 2013 when Farrell, an F-16 pilot in the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron at
Nevada 150 is a yearlong series highlighting the people, places and things that make up the history of the state. The words Nellis Air Force Base and Las Vegas are synonymous in aviation circles. At least that's been the case since May 1, 1950, when
Members of Congress took steps last week to reduce the $1.4 billion that the Pentagon wants to strip from the nation's military commissaries to save money. Like the representatives who cast those supportive votes, active-duty personnel and military