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 …

Hogs , Vipers, Herki Birds and Lightnings! 12-8-2015

( Article best view on a PC or Mac ) KNFW in Dec 8th 2015 was no exception. We got a visiting unit 357th FS flying the mighty A-10C based at Davis Monthan AFB. 4x A-10C came in on 12/4/2015 and stayed for a week for drill here in NAS Ft worth JRB. The A-10 Read More …

F-15C 122nd FS from NAS New Orleans

                          122nd Fighter Squadron Louisiana ANG unit assigned to 159th Operation Group base in JRB Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, Louisiana. They use to fly the mighty spooks F-4 Phantom before switching to the current F-15C. They bare the name Read More …

55th FS “Fightin’ Fifty Fifth” in Red Flag 15-3

55th Fighter Squadron ( 55th FS)  known as the “Fightin Fifty Fifth” started their roots in San Antonio, TX  Kelly Field back in 1917. They did not get their aircraft till 1912 flying the P-12E. In World War II, they flew the P-38 and P51 fighting the skies of Europe. Cold war ear flying the Read More …

Spangdahlem Airbase 480th FS in Red Flag 15-3

Spangdahlem Airbase /480th Fighter Squadron 480th FS  ( Warhawks ) callsign ” Gamble” was a dedicated Wild Weasel unit flying the venerable F-4E and G versions of the Phantom. They were used in the so-called ‘hunter/killer’ role with the F-4G hunting SAM sites and the F-4E killing them with the AGM-45 Shrike and later AGM-88 Read More …

Mountain Home Strike Eagle ( 391sth FS ) Part 2

  391st Fighter Squadron The 391 FS “Bold Tigers” is the largest fighter squadron in the USAF, comprised of 86 Airmen and 24 F-15E aircraft. The squadron is part of the 366th OG and the 2nd USAF manned F-15E strike Eagle squadron in Mountain Home AFB , ID. 391st FS started their history in 1943 Read More …

Red Flag 15-3 VMFA-115

          Red Flag 15-3 held in  Nellis AFB from July 13 to 31. This Exercise, we have 2 US Marine units participated namely VMFA-115 Silver Eagles and VMAQ-4 Seahawks. 15-3 was a unique Red Flag since its an all ” American” exercise with no International participants.           Read More …