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7th Fleet P-8A Poseidon Aircraft Visits New Zealand

New Zealand
A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft from Patrol Squadron (VP) 5, the “Mad Foxes,” visited Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Ohakea, and its crews conducted joint training operations. “We are honored to have the opportunity to visit New...  Read more

How pilot training has changed over the years

pilot training
2nd Lt. Joe Stara (center), a student pilot currently assigned to the 71st Student Squadron, poses by a T-37 Tweet with retired Col. Jim Faulkner (left) and retired Lt. Col. Jim Mayhall (right). Pilot training is constantly changing to ensure students...  Read more

First Marine to Begin F-35C JSF Training

F-35C
Marine 1st Lt. Catherine Stark earned her Wings of Gold as a U.S. Marine Corps aviator with Training Air Wing 2, Naval Air Station Kingsville, and is now preparing to begin training on her assigned fleet aircraft: the F-35C Lightning II Joint Strike...  Read more

RAF to use BAE Systems Sceptre mission planner

Sceptre mission planner
BAE Systems has been given a contract to deliver Sceptre mission planner to the Royal Air Force for its Typhoon fleet. Sceptre draws on vast amounts of command and control information needed to plan, brief and execute missions. It combines 3D cockpit...  Read more

Southwest launches new pilot pathways program

Southwest Airlines Co. launched an innovative career program called Destination 225° which provides pathways to becoming a competitively qualified candidate for future Southwest First Officer positions. On a compass, 225° is the southwest directional...  Read more

Embry-Riddle brings veterans into aviation workforce

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has launched an Aviation Maintenance SkillBridge course at the Embry-Riddle Worldwide campus at the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, near Camp LeJeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The Aviation...  Read more