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682 Organ Transplant Flights

In this episode, we speak with the Founder and CEO of ParaFlight and OrganFlights about life-saving organ transplant flights. There’s a lot more to this than you might think, and it’s a conversation you’ll want to hear. In the news, sustainable aviation fuel for British Airways, Captain Sully heads to ICAO, gender-neutral NOTAMs that also apply to drones, the Beech Denali first flight, commercial aviation and spreading viruses, and in-flight relief devices. In the Australia Desk, we hear abou...
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Indian Air Force helicopter crashes with defense chief on board

An Indian Air Force helicopter crashed Wednesday in the southern state of Tamil Nadu with Chief of Defense Staff, Gen. Bipin Rawat on board, according to the Indian Air Force . #defensechief #helicoptercrashes #bipinrawat #tamilnadu #defensestaff #indianairforce
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US Air Force secretary says the service needs to get rid of aircraft that don't threaten China

US Air Force The US Air Force secretary has said repeatedly the US needs to get rid of old aircraft to hone capabilities that 'scare China.' "If it doesn't threaten China, why are we doing it?" he said recently. The Air Force chief of staff also wants to retire older aircraft, but the service faces pushback from Congress. The US Air Force needs to retire older aircraft that are not well suited for a conflict with China to make way for newer systems with the capabilities necessary ...
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Hundreds of military families in Hawaii were forced into hotels by apparent leak of Navy fuel into their water supply

Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro visited the site of a petroleum leak on Monday that has left hundreds of military families without clean water for over a week.US Navy/Chief of Naval Operations The Navy has confirmed the presence of petroleum in the water system that services Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.  Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro apologized to families for any "angst" the water crisis has caused them.  Over 700 families are now being housed in hotels to escape the water c...
Tags: News, Navy, Trends, Water, Joe Biden, Hawaii, Army, Air Force, Environmental Protection Agency, Pearl Harbor, US Navy, Department Of Health, Del Toro, Honolulu Star Advertiser, US Pacific Fleet, David Ige

Top Space Force Official: China Is Developing Space Capabilities At ‘Twice The Rate’ Of Us

SACRAMENTO (CNN/CBS13) — General David Thompson, vice chief of space operations for the US Space Force, said Saturday China is developing its space capabilities at “twice the rate” of the US. On a panel of US space experts and leaders speaking at the Reagan National Defense Forum in a panel moderated by CNN’s Kristin Fisher, Gen. Thompson warned China could overtake the US in space capabilities by the end of the decade. “The fact, that in essence, on average, they are building and fielding and u...
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Symone Sanders dismisses notion that she's leaving Kamala Harris' office over displeasure with the job: 'I have earned a break'

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks to members of the press as senior advisor and chief spokesperson Symone Sanders looks on at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport near Greer, S.C., before she boards Air Force Two to return to Washington, DC, on June 14, 2021.Alex Wong/Getty Images Symone Sanders told The Washington Post that her exit from Harris' office has nothing to do with displeasure. "I'm getting married next year. I would like to plan my wedding. You know, I have e...
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Thousands of Air Guard, Reserves Don't Meet Vaccine Deadline

More than 6% of the Air National Guard and Reserve did not meet the deadline to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and could begin to face consequences if they don’t get the mandated shots or receive an exemption, the Air Force said Friday.
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The Army is now reviewing a 4 helicopter flyby at a NFL game that was so low it prompted safety concerns

Military helicopters fly over Nissan Stadium before the Tennessee Titans face the New Orleans Saints at Nissan Stadium on November 14, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee.Silas Walker/Getty Images The Army will review a helicopter flyby conducted before a Nov. 14 NFL game in Nashville.  Video showed helicopters from the 101st Airborne Division's Combat Aviation Brigade flying low above the crowd. The Army announced it is looking into the planning and execution of the helicopter flyby. The US Arm...
Tags: Transportation, Sports, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Trends, Williams, Tennessee, Army, Nashville, Ncaa, National Football League, Air Force, Faa, US Army, Tennessee Titans, Federal Aviation Administration

An Airbus A340 aircraft just landed on Antarctica for the first time ever — see the history of aviation on the 7th continent

The first Airbus A340 to land on Antarctica.Hi Fly An Airbus A340 made history in November when it became the first jet of its type to land on Antarctica. The South Pole has a long history of aviation that has contributed to the exploration of the continent. A number of airliners, military planes, turboprops, and luxury jets have landed on the polar tundra since 1956. Airlines operate regularly scheduled service to nearly every corner of the globe across six continents, connecting people to...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Australia, Navy, Russia, US, Trends, Bbc, Features, Ford, United Kingdom, Aircraft, Airplanes, Portugal, Antarctica, Cape Town

The 5 best fighter jets that the US decided not to buy

US Air Force US aviation history is littered with highly capable fighter jets that the military didn't buy. Officials have to balance the cost of the fighter against the number they need for the missions they have in mind. These are the five best fighters that didn't survive that evaluation. For every F-35 Joint Strike Fighter or F-22 Raptor that enters service, there's a long list of competitor fighters that didn't quite make the cut for one reason or another.Sometimes, these...
Tags: Navy, Defense, US, America, Trends, United States, Air Force, General Electric, Sam, Defense Department, US Navy, General Dynamics, Dick Cheney, Lockheed, US Air Force, Falcon

The US Air Force is getting new tech that will make it easier for pilots to pee in flight

A female fighter pilot on an F-35A at Hill Air Force Base.US Air Force The US Air Force is getting new in-flight bladder-relief technology for its pilots. Problems with the previous system led pilots, especially female pilots, to dehydrate themselves to avoid using it. The new Skydrate system is one of several systems that the Air Force has been working on. The US Air Force is getting new technology that will make it easier for its fighter pilots, especially female pilots, to urinate in fligh...
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The Air Force's most advanced jets may be vulnerable because of their own weapons

An F-15 Eagle fires an AIM-7 Sparrow medium-range air-to-air missile during a weapons system evaluation.US Air Force/Master Sgt. Michael Ammons The US Air Force has some of the world's most sophisticated aircraft and is developing more advanced jets. But the Air Force's development of new air-to-air weapons has lagged in many respects. Air Force leaders warn that outdated weapons could undercut the advantages of those high-tech aircraft. The US Air Force already fields some of the bes...
Tags: Navy, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Boeing, US Air Force, Mach, Soviet Union, Kelly, Reuters China, TASS, Mark Kelly

Judge Deciding What US Should Pay for Texas Church Shooting

The U.S. Justice Department and survivors of a 2017 Texas church massacre are at odds over how much the Air Force should pay in compensation for failing to flag a conviction that might have prevented the gunman from legally buying the weapon used in the shooting.
Tags: Texas, Air Force, U S Justice Department, US Should Pay for Texas Church Shooting

Indian SAF formally approved for use in Indian Air Force military aircraft

In India, CSIR-IIP Dehradun’s home-grown technology to produce bio-jet fuel has been formally approved for use on military aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF). This certification represents India’s growing confidence in aviation biofuel sector and another step towards ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. The technology, developed by the Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP), a constituent laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, has undergone evaluation tests and trials over the l...
Tags: India, Air Force, Iaf, Indian Air Force IAF, Fuels, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Indian SAF, Indian Institute of Petroleum CSIR

Gina Ortiz Jones Had To Hide During ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.’ Now She’s No. 2 At The Air Force.

The historic under secretary wants to do more to retain mid-career women — and ensure that anyone willing and able to serve is welcome.
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Nike's Cyber Monday sale includes steep discounts on sneakers and clothing — here are the best deals

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Here's what we know about Nike's Cyber Monday sale so far, plus the best deals you can shop right now.Nike Today is Cyber Monday 2021, and we expect to see many sitewide deals from Nike. While sneakers will be the highlight of the sale, there will likely be deals on casual sweatsuits, workout gear, outerwear, socks, and hats too.Our team of dozens of full...
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Suhr Bass Talk :: Nike Cortez Basic Jewel White Black

Author: r2whky71 Subject: Nike Cortez Basic Jewel White Black Posted: Sun Nov 28, 2021 8:47 pm (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 0 A pair of Nike Cortez ideal for Oakland Raiders or San Antonio Spurs fans has just emerged as we Nike Cyber Monday 2021 Deals give you a look at official images of the new drop. Dubbed a Nike Cortez Basic Premium, this colorway of the classic Nike sneaker gets covered in a stealthy black nylon construction all over the upper with Wolf Grey leather Swooshes hitting the side ...
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Nike's early Cyber Monday deals are live now with up to 50% off sneakers and apparel, plus an extra 20% off at checkout

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Nike Nike's early Cyber Monday sale is now live and you can save up to 50% sitewide, plus an extra 20% off on select styles by using the promo code "CYBER" at checkout. The sale runs now through November 30.Sneakers are the absolute highlight of the sale but there are many amazing deals on casual sweatsuits, workout gear, outerwear, socks, and hats, too.Below...
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German Air Force to Move ICU Patients as COVID Cases Rise

The German air force will begin assisting the transfer of intensive care patients Friday as the country sees a new record number of daily coronavirus cases.
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German Air Force to Transfer COVID Patients as Some Hospitals Overwhelmed

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany readied its air force to transfer COVID-19 patients from overwhelmed hospitals in the south as national case numbers...
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Nike's Black Friday sale is live — save up to 50%, plus an extra 20% on select items

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Nike Black Friday 2021 falls on November 26, but Nike's official Black Friday sale is starting a few days early — and the deals are plentiful.Now through November 27, you can save up to 50% sitewide. Use the promo code "BLACKFRIDAY" to save an extra 20% off select items at checkout.  While sneakers will be the highlight of the sale, you can also find deals on...
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Man's Obit Urges Betting a Bunch on the Huskers

Milton Andrew Munson’s obituary recalled his life as an Air Force veteran, a pharmacist, husband and father, and as a Nebraska football fan.
Tags: Nebraska, Air Force, Huskers, Milton Andrew Munson

Biden's poll numbers are cratering and he needs to reset his presidency. There's a simple solution: leave the US.

President Joe Biden boards Air Force One for Rome, Italy.BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/POOL/AFP via Getty Joe Biden needs to reset his presidency. His poll numbers are slipping and his policies are moving slowly through Congress. If he wants to jumpstart his term, then he should take a trip abroad. Brett Bruen was the director of global engagement in the Obama White House and a career American diplomat. He runs the crisis-communications agency Global Situation Room. This is an opinion column. The though...
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A man who was accused of discharging bear spray at law enforcement officers during the Capitol riot was arrested by the FBI after he enlisted in the Air Force

U.S. Capitol Police officers push back rioters who were trying to break into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File Aiden Henry Bilyard, 19, was arrested Monday in connection to the Capitol insurrection. On January 6, Bilyard is accused of using bear spray on police officers and breaking a window at the Capitol. Bilyard enlisted in the Air Force and was interviewed by FBI agents in August at a base in Texas. Aiden Henry Bilyard, 19, was arrested by the...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Senate, US, Trends, Fbi, Arrest Warrant, Arrest, Capitol Hill, Department Of Justice, Air Force, US District Court, Doj, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Capitol

Alabama Will ‘Take Care Of Business Versus Auburn’: CBS Sports’ Aaron Murray Previews College Football Matchups

(CBS DFW) — The college football regular season ends this weekend, with plenty of conference titles still hanging in the balance. Bowl games and the College Football Playoff, of course, will follow, with bids still possibly riding on this weekend’s action. CBS and CBS Sports Network have another strong slate of college football action scheduled for the long holiday weekend. Third-ranked Alabama meets Auburn in the Iron Bowl this Saturday. Arkansas, ranked 25th, takes on Missouri in more SEC acti...
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A recent US Air Force promotional video hints at 2 new secretive spy aircraft

An SR-71.AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye Several interesting projects are featured in a short US Air Force promotional video released this month. The efforts teased at in the video include two secretive spy aircraft: the SR-72 and the RQ-180. A video, published on Youtube on November 8, 2021, by the US Air Force Profession of Arms Center of Excellence (PACE) under the title "Heritage Today – ISR and Innovation" provides a new look at some of the most interesting and secretive US ISR (Intelligence Surve...
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Tupelo Post Office Renamed for Air Force Colonel

A post office in Tupelo now bears the name of an Air Force colonel who was held as a prisoner of war in Vietnam for nearly a decade.
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The Dr. Strangelove Alternate Ending Few People Have Ever Seen

Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" is still seen by many as the epitome of bleak political satire. More than 50 years after its original release in 1964, the film's absurdist portrayal of the Cold War between the U.S. and Soviet Union remains an unsettling reminder of just how easy it would be for humankind to wipe itself clean off the map through a nuclear catastrophe. And as depressing as I'm making the movie sound, "Dr. Strangelove" really...
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One Air Force pilot killed, two injured in runway accident at Texas base

The U.S. Air Force says an accident on a runway left one dead and two injured, one in critical condition.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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