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COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. — Columbus Air Force Base’s Innovation Flight has continued their efforts to integrate virtual reality technology into pilot training creating quality pilots for the Air Force faster. The innovation flight created a flexible syllabus containing the essential building block approach of basic mission elements to accommodate each students different learning …

Editor’s note: Pete Mecca is away this week taking care of his responsibilities as commander of the Atlanta World War II Round Table. This feature originally appeared in the Citizen in 2018. Jesse L. Brown was born into poverty. His father worked odd jobs and his mother taught school, but times were tough for his …

A gunman killed three people and injured eight others at Pensacola Naval Air Station on Friday. It was the second shooting on a U.S. Naval Base in a week. Josh Brasted/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Josh Brasted/Getty Images A gunman killed three people and injured eight others at Pensacola Naval Air Station on Friday. …

The crash prompted Boeing to make changes to the 737 Max, the manufacturer said in a statement Friday as the report was released. The fixes included changing how the angle-of-attack sensors feed information to the cockpit and improving crew manuals and pilot training.  “These software changes will prevent the flight control conditions that occurred in …

Walmart’s Sam’s Club is teaming up with several health care companies to offer discounts on routine care that customers might delay or skip because of the cost. Starting next month, Sam’s Club members in Michigan, Pennsylvania and North Carolina will be able to buy bundles of health care services that include discounted dental care, free …

The City of Phoenix recently announced its Water Services Department received a grant to pilot a program testing innovative water conservation technology in partnership with Arizona State University. The funds will be used to inject water-absorbing polymers, also known as hydrogels, under the turf of 12 acres of soccer fields on the ASU West campus. …

Sgt. Daniel Guerrero 1ABCT Public Affairs Photo by Sgt. Daniel Guerrero Raider Soldiers field the 5GTI pilot program on Fort Stewart to help provide battalion and brigade commanders the ability coordinate and deconflict assets across the battlefield.  Modernization within the Army is at an all-time high with vehicle upgrades, intelligence systems, and mission command systems. The …

Image copyright David Schwarzhans Image caption David Schwarzhans, the pilot of the sightseeing helicopter, took images of the whales Dozens of dead beached whales have been spotted by sightseers during a helicopter flight over western Iceland. The dead pilot whales were photographed during the trip on Thursday over a beach at Longufjorur. It’s unclear how …

The pilot who died when his helicopter crash-landed on top of a New York City building was not licensed to fly in foul weather, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday. Timothy McCormack did not have the required certificate that would have allowed him to legally fly when the visibility was less than 3 miles and …