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Default Air Force Logo 19th Air Force commander directs T-6 operational pause
The 19th Air Force commander has issued an operational pause for all T-6 Texan II operations to ensure aircrew safety after a cluster of unexplained physiological events occurred at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, Vance AFB, Oklahoma, and Sheppard AFB, Texas within the last week.
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C-5 with personnel for disaster relief efforts Keesler AFB medical team supports hurricane relief effort
An Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Team, and a supporting logistics team, from Keesler Air Force Base arrived at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Aug. 30, 2017, to support the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
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Default Air Force Logo AF releases undergraduate flying training selections
The Air Force has selected 100 company grade officers for its 2017 Undergraduate Flying Training program. The UFT annual selection board convened at the Air Force Personnel Center Jan. 23-26 to consider active-duty candidates for pilot, remotely piloted aircraft pilot, combat systems officer and air battle manager training.
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Airman 1st Class Giorgia Repici, an air traffic controller at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, grew up listening to her father tell stories about his adventures as a C-130J Super Hercules pilot in the Italian air force. But she was a centimeter too short to fly. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Nancy Falcon) Air traffic controller began life as Italian Air Force pilot's daughter
Airman 1st Class Giorgia Repici grew up hearing her father tell stories about his adventures as a C-130J pilot in the Italian Air Force. She dreamed of becoming a pilot until she was told she was one centimeter too short. So she became an air traffic controller in the U.S. Air Force instead.
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The Virtual Image Takeoff and Landing XI, left, is the visual upgrade system being made to T-6A Texan II simulators. The current system is on the right. The new system includes not only a visual upgrade, but also increased programming capabilities to simulator instructors, like icy runways or blowing dust. Students at Vance Air Force Base, Okla., can expect to fly the new system beginning Oct. 27, 2014. Vance flight simulators go HD
Instead of flying in a computer-generated world reminiscent of a Windows 95 graphics reproduction, Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training students will take to the simulated blue skies in high definition, beginning Oct 27.
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