Aircraft hangar officials were left with a rather extensive clean-up job earlier this week after this foam-related mishap. The Eglin Air Force Base in Florida was accidentally filled entirely with foam after a spark from a welder set released the fire suppression system.As the system is designed to deal with a genuine blaze, the fire suppression system worked at full capacity and filled the hangar with quickly-expanding biodegradable foam in just two minutes.
WASHINGTON: Air Force officials announced July 28 its proposal for basing 59 F-35 Lightning IIs at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The draft supplemental environmental impact statement, which Air Force officials plan to release in Septem... Read Post
For the first time ever, the U.S. Air Force has flown one of its jets powered entirely by a biofuel blend. The flight took place at Eglin Air Force Base in Flordia with an A-10 Thunderbolt II — an aircraft affectionately known as a ... Read Post