The Air Force has expanded plans to welcome back retired pilots into active-duty staff positions.
The experiment, initiated by Gen. Mike Holmes, will start this month at the 366th Fighter Wing at Mountain Home AFB.
Even as the U.S. Air Force faces a pilot shortage, there are no plans to grow the ranks of enlisted pilots, an official said.
An F-22 Raptor pilot faces court-martial this October on charges of sexual assault, as well as striking an individual.
The U.S. Air Force on Monday directed its active-duty wing commanders to hold a one-day pause to conduct a safety review.
The 33rd Fighter Wing hopes it will receive additional F-35As, along with considerable upgrades to its existing fleet.
Warplanes from the two countries are training here while France's only aircraft carrier undergoes major renovations.
Both Navy and Air Force may be required to present solutions to episodes in which pilots experience disorientation.
In the last few weeks, there have been six aviation crashes with 16 lost service members. My gut has a visceral response, and...
"Nearly all of the services are reporting problems with maintenance, training, and pilot retention."