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  • Maintenance Group brings crashed A-10 back to life

    The skilled professionals of the 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group at Hill AFB took a formerly crashed A-10 Warthog and spent more than three years restoring it to a like-new condition. In July of 2018, tail number 80-0264 arrived to Hill AFB in pieces, strapped to flatbed trucks. Now, the revived

  • F-35A stealth brings flexibility to battlespace

    Stealth isn’t new in the Air Force. But, stealth combined with the multirole capabilities of the F-35A is proving to be a game changer in the Nevada desert.Units from across the Air Force have converged here for Red Flag 17-01, the Air Force’s premier air combat exercise, which pits a friendly force

  • Upgrade advances A-10s search capability

    A-10C Thunderbolt IIs assigned to active duty fighter squadrons here are in the process of having new lightweight airborne recovery systems installed.The LARS V-12 is designed to allow A-10 pilots to communicate more effectively with individuals on the ground such as downed pilots, pararescuemen and

  • KC-46 completes required flight tests

    The successful A-10 mission was the last of six in-flight refueling demonstrations required before the tanker program can request approval from Frank Kendall, the under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, to award production Lots 1 and 2, totaling 19 KC-46A aircraft.