She is the first US Navy’s Black female fighter pilot

The US Navy’s first Black female fighter pilot has earned her wings. Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle completed the Tactical Air (Strike) aviator syllabus. According to the Navy, Swegle is currently assigned to the Redhawks of Training Squadron (VT) 21 at Naval Air Station Kingsville in Texas. The photo that accompanied the Navy tweet celebrating Swegle’s…

Boeing and U.S. Air Force Ink Historic Deal for F-15EX Fighter Jet

The Department of the Air Force has awarded a nearly $1.2 billion contract for its first lot of eight F-15EX fighter aircraft. The contract, awarded to Boeing, provides for the design, development, integration, manufacturing, test, verification, certification, delivery, sustainment and modification of F-15EX aircraft, including spares, support equipment, training materials, technical data and technical support.…