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A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 75th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan flies a combat sortie over northeast Afghanistan. The A-10 Thunderbolt was activated into service in the US Air Force in 1976, and almost forty years later remains the sole aircraft specifically designed for close air support of ground forces.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson, 7 JAN 2014.)
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A340 landing on wet runway
F-35 Lightning II
RAF, Royal Navy pilots and ground crew have been involved in the second round of Carrier testing onboard the USS WASP. The testing has been used to expand the operational envelope, with aircraft flown in a variety of air and sea states, landing at day and night, all while carrying internal weapons. This was the first time that vertical night landings had been conducted at sea.
Painting of USS Lexington by Walter L. Greene, 1927, depicting the ship launching aircraft
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