“Snipers” in KAFW,TX

1st Saturday of the month ( 2018-3-3 ) which also means Drill weekend for our local 301stFW “Spads” .. Spads did not fly on this Sat and our attention was sway towards Ft Worth Alliance Airport ( KAFW) which presented us with 6 VMFT-401 Snipers F-5n Marine Adversary Squadrons. This is the 3rd time I Read More …

NAS Fallon 2-2018

Naval Air Station Fallon is US Navy’s premier tactical air warfare center specializing in Air to Air and Air to ground training. Due to the vast size of the nearby ranges, 80% of all Navy munitions dropped in training is done in NAS Fallon. This is also the only Navy airbase that could house an Read More …

VMFT-401 Snipers in KAFW ( 2-4-2018)

VMFT-401 ” Snipers” is the Marine Corps only “Adversary or Aggressor ” Squadron in service.  Currently located at MCAS Yuma AZ. This small unit flies the Northrop F-5n Tiger II with aircraft painted in the Eastern Bloc type adversarial Camouflage pattern.  Most of these F-5n were ex-Swiss Air Force aircraft and the reason for choosing Read More …

NAS Fallon Part 3 NSAWC Top Gun

NSAWC The Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center (NSAWC, pronounced “EN-SOCK”) at Naval Air Station Fallon located in the city of Fallon in western Nevada is the center of excellence for naval aviation training and tactics development. NSAWC provides service to aircrews, squadrons and air wings throughout the United States Navy through flight training, academic Read More …