(larger) George DUBYA Bush is a fantastic illustration by Walnut Creek, California-based artist Jason Heuser (a.k.a. “SharpWriter“) created in honor of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Heuser‘s artwork depicts George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, skydiving out of Air Force One while riding on a deadly shark and shooting his […]
AP (link to Hot Air since AP changes their articles willy-nilly): SOLID REPORT: U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent. The rate fell mostly because many people out of work gave up on job hunting and were no longer counted as unemployed. Ed […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.-led coalition forces conducted 18 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and 10 in Syria on Wednesday, the U.S. military said.
The US Air Force is working with the Pentagon and DARPA to build a new high-speed aircraft, but “high-speed” is a bit of an understatement in this case. The plan is to have […]
The Air Force is 520 pilots short of requirements this year due to budget cuts and a hiring spree by airlines
The search and rescue operation at the site of a military transport plane crash in Sumantra has almost finished, Indonesian Air Force Commander Agus Supriyatna said Thursday.
The fact that the plane turned rightward after takeoff suggests an engine failure
The upgrade of the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)’s F-16 fighter aircraft seeks to equip the RSAF’s ageing fleet of F-16s – which first entered service in 1998 – with new and advanced capabilities to keep them operationally relevant. […]
The four-engine Y-8GX6 (Y-8Q) turboprop anti-submarine warfare aircraft has allegedly entered service with the Chinese Naval Air Force after several years of testing, reports IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly. Equipped with air-launched, anti-ship missiles, sea mines, and son buoys, the plane […]
When it comes to celebratory silhouettes the obvious route is cool but as weigh most things the road less traveled can be much more rewarding. Nike has decided to go the latter with this latest drop that is certain to give your Independence Day a splash of style. Continue reading…
SpaceX can compete to launch a U.S. Global Positioning System satellite despite a Falcon 9 rocket accident this weekend, the Air Force said on Wednesday. “SpaceX remains certified and can compete for the upcoming GPS III launch service,” Lt. General Samuel Greaves, who heads the Air Force’s Space...
Mindlessness is no longer a fad. It has become a way of life for millions of Americans. The worlds of business and self-help are enraptured over mindlessness meditation. Organizations as varied as the Air Force, Microsoft, Columbia University and the Gambino Family offer mindlessness training for employees. The world is a mess. Show More Summary
While you're sitting back and enjoying barbecue and fireworks, take some time to check out the best images from the U.S. military for the month of June 2015. The images were compiled from the Flickr feeds of the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard. Show More Summary
The Army spent more than $1 trillion on the F-35 airplane program, a next-gen fighter that should outclass the F-16 in every way. The stealthy new flagship plane will be used by the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, as well as the militaries of more than a dozen U.S. Show More Summary
Air Force One is the most prestigious aircraft in the US, and is charged with safely carrying the president around the country and the world (at a significant cost). These are the unique features that make this mammoth of the sky the preferred travel option for the president. Produced by Justin Gmoser. Show More Summary
The crash of a military aircraft that killed 141 people on Tuesday has led to a proposed investigation by Indonesia's air force as to whether the plane was violating orders by carrying paying passengers. The 51-year-old C130 Hercules...Show More Summary
Among Air Force pararescuemen and combat rescue officers, it’s standard practice to name drop zones for fallen brothers.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 17 air strikes against Islamic State forces in Syria and Iraq on Tuesday in the latest round of daily attacks on the militant group, the joint task force overseeing the air strikes said.
There’s perhaps no multirole fighter as popular as the General Dynamics (current Lockheed Martin) F-16 Fighting Falcon, it was originally developed by GD for the United States Air Force and since it was approved in 1976 over 4,500 aircraft have been produced which are now in service with some 26 other countries. Show More Summary
An air force transport plane that crashed in Indonesia carried more passengers than the military previously reported.