Navy

Panel probing military aircraft accidents says U.S. pilots not flying enough

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The end of another touch-and-go practice landing became anything but routine after a brief, loud noise filled the cockpit of the T-38C flown by Capts. John F. Graziano and Mark S. Palyok.

“What’s that?” one of the pilots asked.

A compressor stall and loss of engine thrust left Graziano with seconds to react as he took control of the Talon, the Air Force’s mainstay supersonic training jet. A probe into the Nov. 13, 2018 crash that killed Graziano, 28, of Elkridge, Md., found that he mishandled throttle and flight control inputs as the jet lost power on takeoff.

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Air Force

Trump to depart White House hours before Biden inauguration, flying Air Force One to Mar-a-Lago last time

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  • Trump may give final remarks as commander in chief during a farewell ceremony at Joint Base Andrews.
  • Last week the president announced he will not attend the inauguration.
  • Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence are expected to attend Joe Biden’s inauguration.



Donald Trump holding a sign: U.S. President Donald Trump salutes as he boards Air Force One at Valley International Airport after visiting the U.S.-Mexico border wall, in Harlingen, Texas, January 12, 2021.


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U.S. President Donald Trump salutes as he boards Air Force One at Valley International Airport after visiting the U.S.-Mexico border wall, in Harlingen, Texas, January 12, 2021.

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is expected to depart the White House for West Palm Beach, Florida, a few hours before his successor, President-elect Joe

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