Flight Test Yuma

January 27, 2008 0

Pete and I finally made it out to Yuma – many times, in fact. Our squadron, the 418th Flight Test Squadron had a contract with the US Army to use our T-39 Sabreliners from Edwards as targets for Apache helicopter testing. […]

Air Capital Aviation Report, January 27, 2008

January 27, 2008 0

Aviation and aerospace news and items of interest from Wichita, the Air Capital of the World. Apollo Astranaut at Kansas Cosmosphere; Spirit and Russian Partnership; Boeing and Lockheed Team Up; Learjet’s New Model 85; Cessna’s New Business Jet; and Hawker Appoints New Media Director. […]

The B-52 Story

January 21, 2008 0

The Boeing B-52 has been around so long and has become so familiar that we sometimes forget just how remarkable an airplane it is. There are some obvious things to note, and surely its longevity, performance, and adaptability stand out. […]

Cessna Citation Mustang

January 12, 2008 0

The Cessna Citation Mustang, Model 510, is a “very light jet” class business jet built by Cessna Aircraft Company at their Independence, Kansas production facility. […]

Bound for Yuma

January 6, 2008 0

This story happened exactly as written here. The aircraft was a modified Air Force T-39 Sabreliner. […]

Why we are in Iraq

January 6, 2008 0

Commentary by Col. Charles J. Westgate III, 386th Expeditionary Maintenance Group commander […]