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Archive | January 20, 2010

Munich Airport: Laptop Tests Positive for Explosives, Owner Flees and is At Large

A Munich Airport terminal was evacuated and closed about 3:30 PM local time after a laptop computer tested positive for explosives and the owner of the laptop fled somewhere into the airport terminal. Police are searching for the passenger and Terminal 2 passengers were required to exit and be subject to rescreening. Terminal Two is […]

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KC-135 Stratotanker

The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker was the first jet powered aerial refueling tanker of the US Air Force, replacing the KC-97 Stratotanker. Similar in design to the later and enlarged Boeing 707 airliner, it was initially tasked to refuel strategic bombers, but was used extensively in the Vietnam war and later conflicts such as Desert Storm […]

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F/A-18F Super Hornet, Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA-41)

F/A-18F Super Hornet, Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA-41), Black Aces, Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, California (CA), conducts a mission over the Persian Gulf. The Hornet is armed with an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile on the wingtip and an AGM-65 Maverick missile on the pylon. Tucked under the intake is an AAQ-14 LANTIRN (Low-Altitude Navigation and […]

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