Patrouille de France USA Tour 2017

                    2017 Patrouille de France of the French Air Force was cordially invited to the United States by the United States Air Force (USAF) marking their 70th Anniversary and also the 100th Anniversary for the end of World War 1. The Patrouille Acrobatique de France also Read More …

Greece Last Recce Phantom RF-4E

Phantom Photographers The end of a Phabulous Era   On the 5th of May, the official ceremony of the RF-4E Phantom II retirement took place in the airfield of Larissa. Along with them, 348 Squadron ceased its operation indefinitely after 64 years of existence. George Karavantos visited Larissa, two days before the ceremony and he Read More …

Hellenic AF F-16 Detail Report

Cretan Vipers – HAF 115 Combat Wing Crete in the southern Aegean Sea, is the home of 115 CW (Combat Wing – Pteriga Mahis) of the Hellenic Air Force, operating the Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 52+ from Souda Air Base. With one of the most modern and advanced Viper fleets in Europe, 115 CW is Read More …

Last flying T-2 Buckeye Unit …… Hellenic Air Force 120 ATW

120 ATW – Where the last T-2s fly   The Hellenic Air Force’s 120 Air Training Wing (120 Pteriga Ekpedefseos Aeros – PEA) is located at the airport of Kalamata, in the Peloponnese region of Greece. The 120 ATW of the Hellenic Air Force Training Command is tasked with providing the cadets and 2nd Lieutenants Read More …

EA-6B Prowler Walkaround

As we all know, the Mighty Grumman Ironwork’s last Navy workhorse’s days are number. Currently, we have 3 squadrons still in active service by the Marine Corps. This example you see here is Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 4 (VMAQ-4) . The squadron is based at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina and Read More …

31st Operational Group New markings

            31st Operational Group ( 31st OG) reactivated in 1991 in Homestead AFB FL consists of 2 operational F-16CG Blk 40 squadrons. They are the 510th Fighter Squadron  ( Buzzards) and 555th Fighter Squadron. ( Triple Nickel) Currently they are base in northern Italy’s Aviano Airbase. Both squadron uses the Read More …

Red Flag Alaska 16-3

Red Flag Alaska 16-3 Overview Red Flag Alaska started at Clark AB, Philippines in 1976. Upon its closure this Air Exercise has moved to Eielson AFB, Alaska and renamed Cope Thunder.  In 2006 it was again renamed, this time Red Flag Alaska (RFA) which still stands today. This multi-service and multinational exercise has hosted various Read More …

Aviano Airbase visit

Aviano Base Visit July 2016 ( Article Best View in PC or MAC ) Aviano Airbase situated in northeastern Italy is one of the important NATO base housing USAF F-16 Squadron. Namely the 510th ( Buzzards) FS and 555th Fighter Squadron FS ( Triple Nickel ) Both Triple Nickel and Buzzards have been heavily involved Read More …

Hawgsmoke 2016

Hawgsmoke 2016      ( Article Best view on PC and MAC)      Hawgsmoke 2016 took place June 1 through June 4. Hawgsmoke occurs biennially as a premiere worldwide competition of A-10 pilots and their supports crews. The 4 day event includes A-10 bombing, missile, and tactical gunnery competitions. The tradition is for winners of the previous Read More …

355th FS and 93rd FS Deployment 4-26-2016

355th FS is an active-duty associate unit administratively assigned to the 495th Fighter Group and operates aircraft assigned to the Air Force Reserve Command’s 301st Fighter Wing. Currently they are deployed with 93rd FS ” Makos” base in Homestead Reserve Base in Florida. We were fortunate to have caught 8 of the deployment F-16C Blk Read More …

Tulsa 138th FW F-16C Blk 42

KEFD Ellington Field Houston, TX April 15, 2016 (This page best view in PC or Mac ) A friend of mine told me there were four F-16Cs in town for 3 days flying multiple sorties per day. Three of them were from the 138FW, 125FS (nickname: Tulsa Vipers) based in Tulsa, OK and the other Read More …

NAS Fallon report 4-2016

( SITE BEST VIEW ON PC or MAC ) NAS Fallon (KNFL) about 70 miles east of Reno NV houses the Naval Strike Air Warfare Center (NSAWC) which is currently being change to Naval Air Warfare Development Center NAWDC. This mighty warfare center consists of Naval Strike Warfare Center (NSWC), the Naval Fighter Weapon School Read More …

NAS Ft worth JRB Drill weekend 4-2-2016

          ( SITE BEST VIEW IN PC OR MAC ) 301st FW conduct their drill weekend and this faithful Saturday started with a visit to the local Ft Worth Alliance Airport KAFW. The morning was quiet on the tarmac but there sits 3x VMFA-112 Cowboys F-18A++ and a Single VFA-122 F-18E. Read More …

Red Flag Experience

RED FLAG Experience ( Article best view on PC or MAC ) RED FLAG is held 4 times a year and this Exercise combine different assets. The purpose of the Exercise is to give pilots from the U.S., NATO and other allied countries an opportunity to practice and refine their skills for real combat situations. Read More …

RED FLAG 16-2 Report

Red Flag 16-2 ( Article Best View on PC or MAC) The second Red Flag exercise of 2016 took place February 29 through March 11 and included over 75 aircraft from 23 units of the US Air Force, Navy, Marines, Army and NATO partners which included the Turkish Air Force (TAF) and the Aeronautica Militare Read More …

Singapore Armed Forces National Day Parade 2015

  Singapore , a small Asian Republic celebrated her 50th Anniversary in 2015. She boast one of the most modern Armed Forces in the South East Asia region. A record 37 contingents marching as a representation of the five points of Singapore’s total defense policy will be taking part in this year’s event parade. With Read More …

Red Flag 16-1 Report

Red Flag 16-1 The first scheduled Red Flag of 2016 began on January 25, 2016 and concluded February 12, 2016. Aircraft from 24 different U.S. Air Force and Navy squadrons participated along with aircraft from the Royal Australian Air Force and the Royal Air Force U.K. A few of the more notable participants from U.S. Read More …