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...

2 more B-1B bombers patrol NE of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two B-1B supersonic heavy bombers were reported cruising the skies to the northeast of Taiwan on Wednesday (May 6), the third time this month they have patrolled the area....

US surveillance plane flies south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A United States military reconnaissance aircraft flew over the Bashi Channel separating south Taiwan from the Philippines Thursday (April 30) in the 13th such appearance t...

US surveillance plane flies south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A United States Air Force (USAF) reconnaissance aircraft flew over the Bashi Channel separating south Taiwan from the Philippines Friday (April 17) in the ninth such appea...

U.S. surveillance plane flies near Taiwan soon after Chinese jets leave

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A United States Air Force (USAF) reconnaissance aircraft appeared in the skies off south Taiwan shortly after a group of Chinese warplanes flew across the same area Friday...

US Air Force sends anti-submarine aircraft from Okinawa to S. Taiwan and back

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A P-3C anti-submarine aircraft of the United States Air Force flew from Okinawa, approached southern Taiwan, and returned on Thursday (Feb. 13), just one day after three o...

2 US bombers fly near Taipei's airspace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two American B-52 bombers flew near Taipei's sky on Wednesday (Dec. 4) en route to Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, marking the plane's first known flight over the...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 27, the 300th day of 2019. There are 65 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 27, 17...

US Air Force special ops tanker plane flies over Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An MC-130J aerial refueling aircraft from the United States Air Force Special Operations Command flew close to the middle line of the Taiwan Strait Thursday (September...