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.
Here's why the Air Force is the best: not only do you get to fly awesome drones, every once in a while your superiors say Oh, fine, we'll throw another foam party, and the jets are doused in fire suppressant. More » 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