Tag: aircraft

US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

Image License Photo: U.S. Navy 17 NOV 17 14:21 ET By Zachary Cohen, CNN (CNN) — In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is “zero training value” in drawing penises in the sky. Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia on Thursday. “US Navy air crew, flying an F/A-18 Growler (Electronic Attack Aircraft) assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 130 based at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., flew an air pattern over Okanogan County, Washington, on...

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North Korea: 3 US aircraft carriers creating ‘worst ever’ situation

Image License MGN Image 13 NOV 17 21:43 ET By Brad Lendon, CNN (CNN) — The presence of three US aircraft carriers off the Korean Peninsula is pushing the region closer to nuclear war, according to a North Korean letter to the United Nations secretary-general. The three carriers, the USS Ronald Reagan, USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS Nimitz, and their multi-ship strike groups are finishing up four days of exercises in the waters between South Korea and Japan on Tuesday. It is the first time three of the 100,000-ton behemoths have sailed together in the Western Pacific together in...

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New App Connects Private Flyers With Charter Operators

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — JetCharters.com, the Worldwide Air Charter Marketplace, is proud to carry its web-based private jet services to mobile devices with its new applications for iPhone and Android powered devices. These apps are designed to connect the private flyer with ideal aircraft and operators for any trip. JetCharters.com applications make arranging private aviation easier by allowing easy access to aircraft anywhere in the world. “With the tap of the screen, executives can locate and contact flight options after their meeting in New York, or just use this feature from home to bypass the need...

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Pilot Suffers 3rd Degree Burns after Crashing Helicopter

A pilot is in critical condition tonight after crashing his helicopter outside San Benito city limits. Emergency crews were dispatched to the intersection of FM 803 and Ebony Road to rescue the pilot and put out the flames consuming the helicopter. Los Fresnos Fire Department says the helicopter may have gotten tangled with electrical wires causing the aircraft to plummet. The pilot suffered 3rd degree burns on 75 percent of his body. The FAA has opened an investigation into the...

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Man Arrested after Shining Laser at DPS Helicopter

RIO GRANDE CITY — A Rio Grande City man is arrested Saturday, after allegedly shining a laser light at a D.P.S. helicopter. 21-year-old Honorio Humberto Garza III is charged with illumination of an aircraft by intense light and possession of marijuana. Department of Public Safety officials say shining a laser at a helicopter or airplane can temporarily blind pilots and cause eye...

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