February 1999

Vol. 82, No. 2

High Plains Luftwaffe

Fighter crews from the German Luftwaffe stretch their wings in the skies over the New Mexico desert.

Aerospace World

B-1B Flies First JDAM Sortie The B-1B flew its first Joint Direct Attack Munition test flight Nov. 24. During the training run, a Lancer from the 77th Bomb Squadron flew from Ellsworth AFB, S.D., to the Utah Test and Training...


Not All There “I have great admiration for US Air Force friends whose P-47s, P-51s, F-80s, F-86s, and A-7s furnished much-appreciated close [air] support in three wars. I cheered the B-17s and B-24s that overflew my foxholes in 1944 and...