USS Arizona Memorial Reportedly Struck During Docking Op In Pearl Harbor

Reports are coming in that the USS Arizona Memorial was struck by the USNS Mercy while the massive hospital ship was attempting a docking operation in Pearl Harbor. It’s unclear if the hallowed site was hit by the ship, one of its tugs, or both and what kind of damage occurred, but eyewitness say they heard the ship… » 5/27/15 7:11pm Wednesday 7:11pm

Missing U.S. Marine Helicopter Reportedly Found Wrecked In Nepal

The burned wreckage supposedly from the U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y that went missing earlier in the week during earthquake relief operations in Nepal has been found on a mountainside east of Kathmandu. Nepal’s Defense Secretary Ishwori Paudyal stated three bodies have also been found near the site. » 5/15/15 9:17am 5/15/15 9:17am

Yesterday Was A Rough Day For American Air Power

Yesterday, a Super Hornet crashed on takeoff from the USS Theodore Roosevelt , a UH-1Y went missing during disaster relief operations in Nepal, a Cobra made an emergency landing in the LA River canal and the NAS Corpus Christi flight line was inundated with water. It was a rough Tuesday for America’s air forces. » 5/13/15 9:27am 5/13/15 9:27am

Polish Rally Drivers Don't Need No Stinking Steering Wheel

If your steering wheel fell of while you were driving, you’d probably pull over to the side of the road and wait for a truck to come and tow you to the nearest shop. But you are not a Polish rally driver. If you were, you wouldn’t give a crap if your steering wheel fell off. You’d keep going. » 5/11/15 9:42am 5/11/15 9:42am

Brand New Airbus A400M Atlas Cargo Plane Crashes In Spain

Airbus has confirmed that one of its A400M transports has crashed near Seville, Spain. The huge turboprop was on its first check flight after assembly and was scheduled to be delivered to the Turkish Air Force in June. Four out of six people onboard are confirmed dead, two others have been taken to the hospital with… » 5/09/15 7:38pm 5/09/15 7:38pm

Horrific Midair Collision During Air Show And Arms Expo In Malaysia 

Indonesia's Jupiter Aerobatic Team, which flies KAI KT-1 turboprop military trainers, experienced a horrific crash yesterday during a practice run for Malaysia's Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA). Astonishingly, all four pilots are reported to have survived the collision. » 3/15/15 1:30pm 3/15/15 1:30pm

Army Black Hawk Disappears Off The Florida Panhandle, 11 Missing

Around 8:30PM last night a Black Hawk (UH-60) helicopter went missing around Eglin AFB, located on the Florida Panhandle. Four Army crew and seven Marines were said to be missing. The UH-60 was part of a flight of two, with the other returning safely to base under foggy conditions. There remains an ongoing search and… » 3/11/15 9:11am 3/11/15 9:11am

Two F/A-18C Hornets Collide Over Pacific; One Pilot Found, One Missing

Two F/A-18C Hornets collided today while operating as part Carrier Air Wing 17 aboard the USS Carl Vinson that is currently on cruise in the Western Pacific. Currently, reports state that one pilot was plucked from the water alive and was subsequently flown back to the carrier for medical treatment while another… » 9/12/14 12:45pm 9/12/14 12:45pm

Four Pilots Missing As Fireball Engulfs Colliding Tornado Attack Jets

Yesterday, a pair of Italian Tornado attack jets from Ghedi Air Base in Northern Italy had a mid-air collision near the town of Ascoli Piceno. It is unclear whether the jets were in formation, opposing one another for training, or were independently navigating through the area. » 8/20/14 5:14pm 8/20/14 5:14pm