December 7, 1941

1941:   The Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, bringing the US into World War II. 18th Pursuit Wing P-40 pilots shoot down 10 enemy planes, 4 by […]

December 6, 1995

1995:   Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. USAF airlifters start moving troops and equipment to Bosnia to support this NATO operation.

December 4, 1996

1996:   At Hill AFB an F-16 Fighting Falcon logs the five millionth hour of flying time for the F-16 fleet. Captain Kurt Gallegos of the […]

December 3, 1999

1999:   The 412th Test Wing at Edwards AFB, CA decides to end a mission that used three EC-18B Advanced Range Instrumentation Aircraft (ARIA).

November 30, 1908

  1908:   At Hammondsport, the Curtiss Motor Vehicle Company becomes the first airplane company formed in the US.

November 28, 2001

  2001:   Operation SWIFT FREEDOM. C-17s land in Afghanistan on an airstrip about 80 miles south of Kandahar to deliver Navy Seabees.

December 11, 1941

  1941:   Germany and Italy declare war on the United States; Congress responds in kind with a similar declarations against them.

November 27, 1933

1933:   The Army accepts Martin’s first production-model B-10 bomber. It was the first all-metal monoplane bomber with an internal bomb bay, retractable gear, rotating gun […]

November 26, 1968

  1968:   MEDAL OF HONOR. While flying a UH-1F helicopter, 1Lt James P. Fleming twice exposes his aircraft to intense hostile fire while rescuing a […]