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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Mountain Home Strike Eagle ( 389th FS ) Part 1

366th Fighter Wing The wing comprises four groups: the 366th Operational Group, 366th Maintenance Group, 366th Mission Support Group and 366th Medical Group.  Mountain Home currently known to be the Eagle’s Nest of the West housing 3 squadrons of F-15E Strike Eagle.  They are the 389th FS ( Tbolts ) and 391st FS ( Bold Read More …

Red Flag 15-3

Red Flag exercise is held 4 times a year in Nellis AFB. This is the 3rd Exercise and this particular one did not involve International Participants.               The exercise will include U.S. forces and aircraft from: – 53rd Wing, 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron, F-15Cs, Nellis AFB, Nev. – Read More …