The sun set on the 445th Airlift Control Flight at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2009, when the unit deactivated because Air Force Reserve Command realigned its airlift control flights. Reservists in the Wright-Patt flight transferred to other bases, retired or took other jobs in the 445th Airlift Wing, which flies the C-5 Galaxy transport aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Ken LaRock)
Washington Has a Script for When Someone Tries to Shoot Down Its Spy Planes
A from Beale Air Force Base, Calif., prepares to land at Royal Air Force Fairford, England, June pilots have a small margin of space to effectively land the plane without causing damage to the aircraft. Jarad A.