Tag Archives: United States Air Force

Great Example of Challenging Orthodoxies

With a new Top Gun movie coming out soon, I thought this might be an appropriate share. It used to be in the early days of military aviation that a pilot’s head only served as some level of protection during a crash or a battle. Then with the introduction of radio communications an additional function was added to allow the ...

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U.S. Air Force Innovator

Although the United States Air Force has only existed for a little over 60 years (it was created as a separate entity in 1947), its sheer size and typical military bureaucratic tendencies made it an organization relatively immune to change. This inertia, however, ran in direct contrast to the mission of the Air Force to be both innovative in development and application of new technology (faster, more advanced aerospace systems).

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