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Default Air Force Logo NEWS RELEASE: MQ-9A ABBREVIATED ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION RELEASED
Release No: 05112017-1 Date: May 11, 2017 A pilot’s misprioritization of checklist tasks and failure to observe aircraft warnings led to the crash of an MQ-9A Reaper remotely-piloted aircraft on the Nevada Test and Training Range June 7, 2016, according to an Air Combat Command Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released today.
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Maj. Alex Turner, Thunderbird 6, performs a sneak pass over the crowd during the March Air Reserve Base Airfest "Thunder Over the Empire" air show at March ARB, Calif., April 17, 2016. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Boitz) F-16CM THUNDERBIRD ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION RELEASED
A throttle trigger malfunction and inadvertent throttle rotation resulted in an F-16CM being destroyed upon impacting the ground south of Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, June 2, 2016, according to an Accident Investigation Board report released today. The Thunderbird pilot ejected and sustained a minor injury.
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Guests of the Aviation Nation air show walk through a C-5 Galaxy during the Aviation Nation air show on Nellis Air Force Base., Nov. 12, 2016. The C-5 can carry a fully equipped combat-ready military unit to any point in the world on short notice and then provide the supplies required to help sustain the fighting force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) Aviation Nation highlights '75 Years of Airpower'
Aviation Nation, the Nellis Air Force Base’s air show and open house, took place Nov. 12 and 13, showing off numerous acts from past and present while giving the community the chance to interact with Airmen.
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Two F-22 Raptors, from the F-22 Demonstration Team at Langley AFB, Va., fly into Santiago, Chile, to participate in 2016 International Air and Space Fair (FIDAE), on March 27, 2016.  Airmen from around the U.S. are scheduled to participate in a variety of activities during the week-long air show that includes aerial demonstrations, interaction with the local community, and subject matter expert exchanges with the Chilean air force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman/Released) U.S. Airmen support Chilean counterparts at week-long Air and Space trade show
Two F-22 Raptors, from the F-22 Demonstration Team at Langley AFB, Va., fly into Santiago, Chile, to participate in 2016 International Air and Space Fair (FIDAE), on March 27, 2016. Airmen from around the U.S. are scheduled to participate in a variety of activities during the week-long air show that includes aerial demonstrations, interaction with
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