Air Force Picks a Prototype for Its New Aircrew Helmet

June 27, 2022 | By Greg Hadley The Air Force has selected a prototype to develop as its new helmet for all fixed-wing aircrew, Air Combat Command announced June 25, picking LIFT Airborne Technologies’ design. The new helmet, which still has to undergo additional research and testing before the Air Force confirms the design and offers… Read More


  IMPORTANT!  Because of issues applying for membership to our website, we are eliminating the membership requirement to access everything on our website.  The protected pages will remain protected and will require visitors to the site to contact me for the password.  I can be contacted via my cell phone at 760-684-3790. Let me know… Read More

Thank You Life Support/Flight Equipment from Mrs. Mary May and Family

Mrs. Mary May, widow of CMSgt (Ret) Roger May thanks the Life Support/Flight Equipment community for its kindness and sympathy regarding the death of their son John May back on 21 July 2020.  Mrs. May passes along the following comments: Your hope has sustained us.  Your friendship has surrounded us.  Your love has given us… Read More

Silver Anniversary Reunion Coin

As indicated in our 2019 December Newsletter, we are planning to create a limited-edition 25th Annual ALS/AFE Reunion Anniversary Coin and offer it at the September 2020 Reunion. We are looking for ideas or concepts of what you think this coin should look like, what it should “say” to the person holding it or presenting… Read More