A Nov. 15 Air Force Reserve Command news release identified the first airmen to complete the new C-5 Formal Training Unit program at Kelly Field, Lackland AFB, Tex.—flight engineer SrA. Raymond Montanino and pilots 1st Lt. Paul Sloan and 2nd Lt. Blair Preston. AFRC instructors at Kelly provided the practical flight training side of C-5 indoctrination for active duty Montanino and Air National Guardsmen Sloan and Preston. The Air Force is slowly transferring C-5 ground and air training from Altus AFB, Okla., to Kelly and expects to have all training conducted by AFRC’s 433rd Airlift Wing at Kelly by the end of Fiscal 2007.
Details Murky as ARRW Falls Short in Second Test
March 24, 2023
The second all-up flight of the AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon on March 13 fell short of a fully successful test, but the Air Force isn’t saying what went wrong with the Lockheed Martin-built hypersonic missile. The defense giant's Missiles and Fire Control division recently said the ARRW is "ready…