“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 …

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 Ft worth August 2016 Japanese and Israeli F-35A

NAS Ft worth ( KNFW) Military aircraft spotting in August. Lockheed Martin (LMT) have been very busy crunching out those F-35 Lightning. After a week of rain and thunderstorm, we finally got some clear weather and LMT took these clear weather for some intensive F35 testing. First being the Israeli F-35I (Adir) in Hebrew  denotes Read More …

MCAS Yuma-Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course

I would like to welcome our new assistant Editor Steven Valinski from AZ. He will be covering our AZ spotting . This is his 1st article on the action Arizona Style. Chief Editor  Dave Chng Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course, commonly known as WTI, is a twice-annual USMC training program Read More …