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  • From crash to recovery: Pilot, maintainers show resilience

    A pilot climbs into the cockpit of an aircraft, which looked much different than it did on the day a catastrophic gun malfunction stopped the landing gear from deploying and ripped off the canopy mid-flight. On a basic surface attack in 2020 Capt. Bye, 75th Fighter Squadron chief of standardization

  • Testing new tech on the A-10

    Operational test personnel from the Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Command Test Center, a tenant unit on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, conducted a ground test on a new visual display system for the A-10C Thunderbolt II, April 14, 2021.

  • One aircraft, two owners: Hawgsmoke builds on pilot, maintainer bond

    Maintenance professionals work countless hours on the flightline to prepare and equip aircraft for each sortie, while pilots must trust their lives to the quality of the maintenance. This relationship is honed and proven through countless deployments, exercises and most recently, Hawgsmoke 2021, a

  • Moody hosts Hawgsmoke 2021

    The 23d Fighter Group is scheduled to host Hawgsmoke 2021, April 14-17. The base will receive more than 150 Airmen from 13 Air Force units in a biennial aerial competition designed to test the bombing, missile and tactical gunnery skills of the pilots and maintainers of the U.S. Air Force A-10C