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5:46 am on Thursday July 18, 2013

Repainting a display jet at the Beaufort air station

Marines with Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Corrosion Control Facility mask, tape, and start repainting one of the stations display jets along U.S. 21.
9:43 am on Tuesday May 21, 2013

In video: F-35B fighter jet completes its vertical takeoff

The F-35B recently completed its first vertical takeoff and Lockheed Martin has shared a video of the take off and landing, check it out up top. While the "B" variant of the plane has completed several short takeoff and vertical landings, this is...
2:23 am on Friday April 26, 2013

Joint Base Charleston gets its second to-last C-17

Joint Base Charleston received its second to last C-17 Globemaster III on Thursday. The first arrived 20 years ago, and the last new cargo plane due this September.
11:43 am on Wednesday April 3, 2013

Five woes holding back the Marine Crops' F-35B

The Beaufort air station and all or the Marine Corps have been waiting and waiting for the new vertical-takeoff capable F-35B warplane. Popular Mechanics rounds out five major issues holding the state-of-the-art plane back.
5:21 am on Wednesday February 20, 2013

Landing Delta plane gets stuck in the mud in Savannah

Tuesday night's Delta Flight 2307 from Atlanta had a bumpy landing in Savannah near 6:45 p.m. and the plane ran off the runway and became stuck in the mud. From a Delta release: Flight 2307, a DC-9 inbound from Atlanta, landed in Savannah, GA at...
10:01 am on Thursday March 29, 2012

Spring Concert Series Returns to Freshfields Village with Three Free Concerts

Put a spring in your step with three family-friendly concerts during The Spring Concert Series at Freshfields Village. Head out to the Village Green on upcoming Fridays—March 30, April 6 and April 13—from 6 to 9 p.m. to enjoy the sounds of Motown,...
9:56 am on Thursday March 29, 2012

Hop Over to Freshfields Village For a Fun-Filled Easter Weekend

Get your Easter bonnet ready for the 8th annual Easter Weekend at Freshfields Village. Begin the holiday weekend on Friday, April 6 with a free outdoor concert featuring Plane Jane, then continue the fun on Saturday, April 7 at the free Easter...
7:00 am on Tuesday February 14, 2012

Presidential plane spotted in the Charleston skies

Image by Flickr user AV8PIX Christopher EbdonIf you looked up in the sky on Monday and thought you saw Air Force One roaring overhead, you were right. The plane, which did not have any passengers on board, is one of two Boeing 747 aircraft assigned...
4:46 am on Tuesday January 17, 2012

First F-35B fighter jets delivered to Marine Corps (With bonus desktop image)

Staff Sgt. Joely Santiago/U.S. Air Force The first American production F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighter flies over Destin, Florida, on its way to its new home. Marines at a Florida base have received the first two F-35B Lightning II variants...
12:48 am on Friday October 28, 2011

Missing pilot's body found in crashed plane

Kenneth Tollett.On October 13 Kenneth Tollett went missing and for two weeks officials, friends, and family have searched for him. On Thursday they found his boddy in his Cessna 150 plane that had crashed in the woods near the Berkeley County...