“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 …

Meiringen Airbase,Switzerland

Airwingspotter made our trip to Switzerland visiting Meiringen Air Base on 3/12/2015( LSMM) Switzerland is one of the most military aviation friendly countries. They have good access to their bases for photography in many cases public access road leads through the runway and taxiway of Meiringen. There are signs and barriers that comes on when Read More …