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Stakes get higher for D-M noise critics

Stakes get higher for D-M noise critics

Neighborhood critics still oppose basing louder planes in Tucson.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Robin Gomez: Deceptive marketing of the F-35

Robin Gomez: Deceptive marketing of the F-35

A group of civic and business leaders, calling itself the Southern Arizona Defense Alliance, has recently launched an effort to welcome the new F-35 Stealth Fighter to Tucson. Almost all of these leaders live outside the city of Tucson, far from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and from Tucson I…

April 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Retiring the Air Force's star player is a mistake, A-10 supporters say

Retiring the Air Force's star player is a mistake, A-10 supporters say

To Tom Norris, a former Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II combat pilot, the Pentagon’s plan to retire the “Warthog” in the next few years is like a coach benching a team’s best player.

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D-M training will mean more city flyovers until March 21

Tucson residents may be hearing a bit more air traffic for the next week or so.

March 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Blame Tucson boom on fighter jet from Luke Air Force Base

Blame Tucson boom on fighter jet from Luke Air Force Base

The sonic boom over Tucson that rattled windows and nerves Wednesday night was caused by a fighter jet that broke the sound barrier while training in the desert west of the city, officials said.

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F-16 jets intercept small plane as Obama leaves LA

LOS ANGELES — Two F-16 fighter jets intercepted a small private plane that violated restricted airspace Friday as President Barack Obama was about to depart from Los Angeles International Airport aboard Air Force One, authorities said.

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3 public hearings planned in Tucson for F-35 jet

Environmental impact hearings are taking place this week in Tucson as the Department of Defense decides the best location for a pilot training center for the F-35 fighter jet.

February 21, 2012 12:59 pmLoading…

Fly-by today will honor UA prof

Heads up. At 3 p.m. today, F-16 planes from the Royal Netherlands Air Force will slowly fly over the University of Arizona.

September 16, 2011 9:04 amLoading…

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