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  • Hurricane Michael Mangled at Least 17 F-22 Raptors That Failed to Flee Their Base

    10/16/2018 2:01:55 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 129 replies ^ | 10/15/2018 | Kyle Mizokami
    The U.S. Air Force is assessing what damage more than a dozen F-22 Raptor fighters suffered when Tyndall Air Force Base sustained a direct hit from Hurricane Michael. Up to $2 billion in fighter jets were trapped on the ground because of maintenance issues and forced to ride out the Category 4 hurricane. Photographs show the hangars where F-22s were parked suffered severe damage. First, the good news: Although Tyndall Air Force Base took a hard hit from the hurricane, all 3,600 military personnel and their families living on the base were successfully evacuated beforehand. The 93 Air Force personnel...
  • Tyndall AFB Hurricane Destruction Video

    10/11/2018 2:12:25 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 46 replies
    You Tube ^ | 10/11/2018 | Live Storms Media
    ***NOT FOR BROADCAST*** Contact Brett Adair with Live Storms Media to license. Extreme damage to Tyndall AFB after Hurricane Michael shot from Helicopter.
  • Pilots say new U.S. stealth fighter has no equal [F-22]

    12/22/2005 2:06:56 AM PST · by F14 Pilot · 113 replies · 12,174+ views ^ | Wed, Dec. 21, 2005
    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - The Air Force's new F-22A Raptor is such a dominant fighter jet that in mock dogfights its pilots typically take on six F-15 Eagles at once. Despite the favorable odds, the F-15s, still one of the world's most capable fighters, are no contest for the fastest radar-evading stealth jet ever built. "The F-15 pilots, they are the world's best pilots," said Lt. Col. David Krumm, an F-22A instructor pilot. "When you take them flying against anyone else in the world, they are going to wipe the floor with them. It's a startling moment for...
  • WSJ: Forgery Charges Could Damage CBS Credibility

    09/15/2004 6:16:28 AM PDT · by OESY · 64 replies · 2,541+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 15, 2004 | JOE FLINT and BROOKS BARNES
    ...CBS has dismissed calls for an internal investigation into its reporting of the story, arguing that it was thoroughly reviewed before broadcast. "I'm confident in the process of vetting that got the story on air. When we say we continue to report the story you can be sure we're being conscientious in responding to these allegations," says CBS News President Andrew Heyward. CBS may offer further evidence in support of its story as early as today. The stakes are high for "60 Minutes," the undisputed gold standard in television news.... Its longtime producer, Don Hewitt, 81, has retired unenthusiastically, and...