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F-35 flies into service

From Wikimedia Commons.   The JSF’s recent introduction into service has brought much controversy, with many stating that it lacks the capabilities to replace its predecessors. But it is starting to make an appearance in the United States [...]

New USAF stealth bomber ushers in the next generation

The United States Air Force (USAF) has recently signed a contract to Northrop Grumman to design and build America’s next strategic bomber, the stealth LRS-B. A recent press release sent out by the USAF on 27 Oct. 2015 announced the new [...]

FAA challenges new building headed for Seattle

Crescent Heights Inspirational Living has proposed a new building to be built on the West side of Fourth Avenue in downtown Seattle. The height of this skyscraper would make it the tallest on the West Coast. The height earned the attention [...]

737 MAX readies for lift off

  The world’s most-produced single-aisle jet aircraft, the 737, is set to make remarkable technological advances. Boeing is at it again, with the latest model of the aircraft, the 737 MAX. The first variant of the new plane, the [...]

F/A-18 on the chopping block

  The F/A-18 Hornet has been the sole multi-role fighter of the United States Navy since 2006, but as of recent months, it has come under the threat of retirement . With the Lockheed F-35 starting to come into service, the F/A-18 assembly [...]

ANA blasts off with style

  In a city, not so far away, the first of three Star Wars jets leaves the paint hangar to begin its long journey of transporting passengers across the galaxy.   All Nippon Airways, otherwise known as ANA, has partnered with the [...]

USMC says goodbye to Sea Knight

  Few aircraft have seen as much conflict as the venerable Sea Knight, but as of 1 Aug. 2015 the United States Marine Corps (USMC) has put the old bird to rest. The retirement of the CH-46 was a part of a cost-savings program to pave [...]

Internship Insanity

As the year came to a close many opportunities began open up including numerous internships. RAHS has a very extensive internship program which has offered a wider range of opportunities that many other high schools don’t have the fortune [...]

Summer air shows take off

The summer of 2015 is shaping up to be another amazing summer of airshows all over the Northwest and Puget Sound Region. The calendar is plotted with shows at many airports, from Paine Field to SeaTac, boasting aircraft of all types. Taking [...]

Airplane CPR

World War Two airplanes are expensive to restore and maintain, and even more costly to keep flight-worthy. The Flying Heritage Collection, a museum funded by Paul Allen, specializes in making vintage planes able to take to the sky once again. Restoring [...]

Museum unveils restored B-25J Mitchell to the public

On April 9th, the Flying Heritage Collection hosted the Meet the Mitchell Event, in which participants could climb into a restored B-25 Mitchell. Attendees were allowed in the tail section, the bomb bay, and the cockpit of the B-25. The Flying [...]
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