Category Archives: Aeronautic News

Russian Site Visitors on WOW/WOK Gains Local Attention

Last week, Carrie Rengers, Reporter with The Wichita Eagle Newspaper, interviewed Carl Chance, Editor/Publisher of Wings over Kansas and Wings over the World. To read the full article, click here. The newspapers interest in contacting Chance came from the fact that in the latter part of 2016, the Google Analytic site stats for Wings Over The World (WOW) had gained a large Russian influence in audience percentages. Actually the Russians were #1 in the Statistical listings registering at 44.06% Read more [...]

Space warning squadron keeps watch at ‘top of the world’

Space warning squadron keeps watch at 'top of the world' By Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault, 21st Space Wing Public Affairs / Published April 07, 2015 THULE AIR BASE, Greenland (AFNS) -- Located at the “top of the world,” the 12th Space Warning Squadron's location offers a unique and strategic vantage point in the execution of its missile warning and defense, and space surveillance missions in support of U. S. Strategic Command. The 12th SWS, one of the 21st Space Wing's Read more [...]

Thunderbirds release 2015 show schedule

Thunderbirds release 2015 show schedule U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Public Affairs / Published December 11, 2014 Thunderbirds NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AFNS) -- The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds have finalized their 2015 show schedule. In its 62nd season, the team is slated to perform 71 demonstrations at 39 locations. The flying unit, officially known as the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, will perform its first public flyover Read more [...]

NASA Announces Latest Progress, Upcoming Milestones in Hunt for Asteroids

June 19, 2014 RELEASE 14-176 NASA Announces Latest Progress, Upcoming Milestones in Hunt for Asteroids   This image of asteroid 2011 MD was taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope in Feb. 2014, over a period of 20 hours. The long observation, taken in infrared light, was needed to pick up the faint signature of the small asteroid (center of frame). Image Credit: NASA Full image and caption   NASA Read more [...]

Cybercom Chief: Cyberspace Operations Key to Future Warefare

Cybercom Chief: Cyberspace Operations Key to Future Warfare By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 – In the cyber domain of 2025, the ability of military formations to operate offensively and defensively will be a core mission set, and commanders will maneuver the capability much as they maneuver ground forces today, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command said recently. Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Deblock, Vermont Army National Guard Read more [...]

Air Force tests new surveillance capability

Air Force tests new surveillance capability By Justin Oakes, 66th Air Base Group Public Affairs / Published April 28, 2014 RELATED FACT SHEETS RQ-4 Global Hawk HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. (AFNS) -- The Air Force successfully completed the first Maritime Modes program risk reduction flight April 14, 2014, as the service moves toward providing a new air-sea battle surveillance capability. The test flight, which took place in the airspace above the Navy's Point Mugu sea Read more [...]

Soyuz Docking Delayed Till Thursday as Station Crew Adjusts Schedule

Soyuz Docking Delayed Till Thursday as Station Crew Adjusts Schedule March 26, 2014   Space Station Mission Operations Integration Manager Kenny Todd talks about the postponement of the Soyuz docking with the International Space Station. Image Credit: NASA TV     This long expsoure photograph shows the flight path of the Soyuz TMA-12M rocket as it launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome Read more [...]

THE RISE OF PUTIN AND THE PROBABILITY OF A NEW COLD WAR

THE RISE OF PUTIN AND THE PROBABILITY OF A NEW COLD WAR   BY WALTER J. BOYNE Original Publish date of March 31, 2012 Due to current Russian, Ukraine Tensions, this feature article is timely and of International interest for republishing, March 3, 2014.   It is amazing the way our politically democracy grabs at straws no matter how small or evanescent. The recent demonstrations of opposition to the "election" of Vladimir Putin to becoming once again Russia’s President are being hailed by Read more [...]