HomeNews

News Search

Results:
Tag: T-38 Talon
Clear
  • Civilian maintainers: an integral part of AF mission

    Maintainers, military and civilian, are essential to the Air Force’s nonstop mission. Whether the mission involves providing close air support, moving personnel, pilot training or overall, dominating the skies, there are always maintainers in the background there to support.
  • IP completes 4,000th flying hour in T-38 Talon

    Working on a gloomy Wednesday morning can be difficult for many, but for Lt. Col. David “Beau” Easterling Jr., 43rd Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, this day was special. Easterling completed his 4,000th flying hour in the T-38 Talon on September 23, 2020, at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.
  • What is P.I.T?

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Instructor pilots from every base across the U.S. learn from the most experienced instructors at Pilot Instructor Training (PIT) on Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.
  • Trailblazers: AETC honors first women pilots in Air Force history

    Located in the AETC headquarters, the newly renamed Trailblazer Room was dedicated to the first 10 women who earned their silver wings, Sept. 2, 1977.
  • Columbus AFB mechanics go full throttle ahead in light of COVID-19

    Propulsion mechanics at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, responsible for keeping engines designed for the T-38 Talon in pristine condition, are being counted on to ensure the Air Forces’s pilot training pipeline requirements continue in light of the COVID-19 virus.
  • Columbus AFB provides aerial support for joint, multi-national exercise

    Pilots and student pilots at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, have and will continue to take part in exercise Southern Strike from Feb. 3-13, traveling back and forth to Gulfport, Mississippi. Southern Strike is hosted by the Mississippi National Guard in multiple states across the southeast. The exercise is conducted to increase deployment readiness and included more than 40 units from the Air Force, Army, Navy and international partners.
  • Instructor pilots: Creating world-class aviators

    In the U.S., an Air Force instructor pilot’s job is to nurture the transition of a casual officer into becoming a world-class aviator; instructor pilots feed the fight directly and have a significant role, not only in the Air Force, but the Department of Defense as a whole.
  • Columbus provides better outlook on aircrew flight equipment

    Maj. Saily Rodriguez, the Systems Program Office (SPO) female fitment program manager, and Maj. Christianne Opresko, HAF/A3 (Headquarters Air Force/Operations) chief aircrew support branch and chief of staff for the Air force Physiological Episodes Action Team, visited Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, July 11-12 to address some aircrew flight equipment concerns.
  • T-38 mishap at Columbus AFB, both pilots safe

    An Air Force T-38C Talon crashed at about 8:30 a.m. today in a remote area near Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
RSS