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AF: Pilot error contributed to Calif. F-16 crash

An Air Force investigative report says pilot error contributed to a fighter jet crashing in California during a December training mission.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 03:35pm EDT

Tags: crash investigation, Norfolk, Va., F-16

Va. Tech to do Air Force supercomputing

Virginia Tech is using a multi-million dollar contract award to accelerate research using supercomputers.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 01:47pm EST

Tags: Virginia Tech, supercomputing

Remembering our wounded soldiers this Veterans Day

Select Auto Imports and WTOP are teaming up to help a local charity that is helping financially strapped, wounded service members as they recover from their injuries.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 07:28am EST

Tags: Walter Reed Society, charity, Select Auto Imports, Veterans Day

In the past, a UFO was planned for the future

Flying saucers are for movies and conspiracy theories.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 06:29am EDT

Tags: UFO, del walters, aliens,

U-2 pilot to posthumously receive Silver Star

The pilot whose spy plane was shot down in 1960 over the Soviet Union is set to receive a Silver Star posthumously.

Thursday - 06/07/2012, 04:03pm EDT

Tags: Silver Star, Francis Gary Powers, pentagon

AF report: Drone crash caused by loss of coolant

An Air Force investigative report says a Predator drone crashed in Afghanistan in January because of a loss of engine coolant.

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 04:32pm EDT

Tags: Joint Base Langley-Eustis

Air Force leader: Some pilots want to avoid F-22

An Air Force leader says some F-22 Raptor pilots are asking to be moved into other jobs because of a series of oxygen-deficit problems aboard the stealth fighter.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 04:14pm EDT

Tags: F-22 Raptor, Langley Air Force Base, hampton

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