5 US spy planes fly south of Taiwan ahead of admiral's visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prior to the unannounced arrival of a U.S. Navy (USN) admiral on Sunday (Nov. 22), seven U.S. military aircraft were spotted flying just south of Taiwan. On Sunday even...

2 US B1-B bombers penetrate China's ADIZ, near Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The U.S. is continuing to project force in the region as two U.S. Air Force (USAF) bombers were spotted apparently penetrating China's air defense identification zone (...

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China threatens to send warplanes over Taiwan if USAF flies over country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to recent reports that U.S. Air Force (USAF) spy planes have been flying directly over Taiwan, China is threatening to send its own warplanes to "defend s...

US retracts statement spy plane flew over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Air Force (USAF) has retracted confirmation that one of its RC-135W electronic surveillance aircraft flew over Taipei earlier this week, reports said Sat...

Multiple plane spotters report US spy plane flew over Taipei, previous flight confirmed

(Update: 10/24 5 p.m.) Pacific Air Forces say that contrary to previous statement, no U.S. aircraft flew over Taipei on Wednesday (Oct. 21). TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple aircraft spot...

Taiwan Air Force denies USAF surveillance aircraft flew over Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday (Oct. 21), but claims that a warplane from the United Stat...

US warplane appears to 'draw' median line between Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's declaration that the median line in the Taiwan Strait does not exist was upended when Taiwanese aviation enthusiasts saw an American warplane appear to "d...

US B-1B bombers, Chinese spy plane spotted to east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. Air Force (USAF) bombers and one Chinese spyplane were spotted to the east of Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 25). At 12:16 p.m. the plane tracker Aircraft Spots tweet...

Photo of the Day: US tanker shown refueling Taiwan F-16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the de facto U.S. embassy in Taiwan, on Thursday (Aug. 27) shared a photo on Facebook showing a U.S. Air Force (USAF) tanker refuel...

USAF sergeant pleads not guilty in 2nd killing of an officer

DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — An Air Force sergeant pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges in the ambush killing of a sheriff’s deputy, one of two killings of law enforcement officers he is suspected o...

US spy plane spotted over northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple aircraft spotters detected an American reconnaissance aircraft apparently flying over northern Taiwan, including Taipei, Friday (Aug. 14) as China claims to be ca...

Chinese think tank alleges that US spy plane flew over S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Beijing-based think tank alleges that a U.S. spy plane flew directly over Taiwan's territory on Monday (July 27). At 10:23 a.m., the Peking University Institute o...

US E-8C spy plane spotted south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sophisticated U.S. Air Force E-8C was spotted circling just off the southern tip of Taiwan on Tuesday (July 21) and was soon joined by two other American reconnaissance ...

Chinese J-10 fighter jet, two USAF refueling aircraft fly near Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese J-10 fighter jet entered Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) Tuesday (June 16) morning, while two United States Air Force (USAF) KC-135 refueli...