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Lance Sijan - FU Hero

By Borg on September 27, 2008 in FU Heroes

Lance P. Sijan was the first graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy to receive the Medal of Honor, posthumously, for heroism above and beyond the call of duty.Read More >


Dogfights, a Kickass Show

By Rowdy on September 23, 2008 in Nature of the Beast

If you haven't seen Dogfights on The History Channel you're missing a way kickass program.  We've talked about this great show before and the subject of this video, Giora Epstein, the all-time top jet ace.Read More >


Phil Handley - FU Hero

By admin on September 6, 2008 in FU Heroes

Phil Handley was the first fighter pilot to get a supersonic air-to-air gun kill. It happened on 2 June 1972. Major Handley was flying with the 308th TFS out of Udorn Air Base, Thailand.Read More >


Roland Garros - FU Hero

By Rowdy on August 23, 2008 in FU Heroes

Roland Garros. Have you ever wondered who was the first fighter pilot? It’s generally acknowledged that a Frenchman, Roland Garros, holds that distinction.Read More >


Fighter Pilots and Sunsets

By Rowdy on August 19, 2008 in Nature of the Beast

Sunset is a special and inspiring time of day for fighter pilots. Usually it means the approach of the end of the workday.Read More >



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