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10:27 am on Friday March 28, 2014

In photos: Moonlighters Squadron 332 gather, reminisce about their history

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort hosted a reunion for Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 332 at the Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 533 Hangar, March 15.
8:28 pm on Tuesday August 20, 2013

Photos: F-35B Lightning II showcased in Beaufort

F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters fly-by during a debut showcasing the aircraft to Beaufort's community at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort on August 20. The F-35 will replace the Marine Corps' aging legacy tactical fleet. MCAS Beaufort is...
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.
4:21 am on Monday April 29, 2013

S.C. in running to be new home for drone aircraft test site

Many South Carolina politicians are pushing to limit and regulate the use of unmanned drone aircraft by local, state, and federal officials, but an unidentified group has requested that the Federal Aviation Administration set up a new testing...
8:34 am on Friday June 24, 2011

Marine Corps invade Carolina coast (updated)

Flickr user Olli Vainio (Updates at the bottom.) If you're lounging around on the beach (as you should be) and happen to notice military planes flying overhead, towards you, or buzzing around rather low, don't worry -- the Russians aren't attacking...
1:15 pm on Monday June 20, 2011

Marine Corps invade Carolina coast

Image by Flickr user Olli VainioIf you're lounging around on the beach (as you should be) and happen to notice military planes flying overhead, towards you or buzzing around rather low don't worry the Russians aren't attacking.  There's no Red Dawn ...
3:01 am on Friday April 2, 2010

Another fatal small plane crash in S.C., this time on Johns Island (updated)

Image by Kolb Aircraft The Post and Courier reported that this, the Mark III Extra, was the type of plane involved in the crash. A base kit starts at $12,800. Update April 2: As promised, here is a link to the The Post and Courier's updated and...
8:35 am on Tuesday February 9, 2010

Small aircraft crashes at Mount Pleasant Regional Airport

Image by Flickr user VihhA small plane crashed at the Mount Pleasant Regional Airport due to a possible fuel leak and has been discovered without wheels in the grass. The pilot, the only passenger on board, is reported to be OK. The Post and Courier...
3:44 am on Tuesday September 1, 2009

World War II-era B-17 flying around Charleston this weekend

Image by Liberty BelleImage by 20090901-b17.jpgThis weekend a B-17 will return to the skies over Charleston. The World War II-era Liberty Belle will be offering $430 30-minute plane rides on Saturday and Sunday, giving folks a chance to live (or re-...
5:20 am on Tuesday July 7, 2009

Update: Boeing to purchase Vought fuselage plant

Image by Aviation ExplorerImage by Boeing_787.jpg Update July 8: Boeing may be further expanding the operations in Charleston. Read more. Update July 7: Boeing has agreed to purchase the plant for some $580 million. A press release said: Through...
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