a160th SOAR Special Operations Aviation Regiment out of Fort Campbell KY. in Colorado Springs for high altitude training.
VFA-22 FIGHTING REDCOCKS F/A18F SUPER HORNET came into Colorado Springs for a gas and go today. VFA22 is located at NAS LEMOORE in the southern part of the Central Valley in California.
302nd Airlift Wing is part of the United States Air Force Reserves. 731st Airlift Squadron is the reserves squadron within the wing. The 52nd Airlift Squadron is and active duty component of the 731st AS. The 302nd Wing is based in Colorado Springs, CO, at Peterson AFB. The aircraft with #2 and #5’s on Read More …
VVFA-81 Commanding Officers aircraft came into Colorado Springs for a quick gas and go.
VFA-81 is Boeing F/A18E Super Hornet Squadron Based at Naval Air Station Oceana, in Virginia Beach, VA. They are currently based on the USS CARL VINSON which is a west coast based aircraft carrier. SUNLINERS use Colorado Springs as a refueling stop on occasion.
8 82nd ATRS(Aerial Target Squadron) is part of the 53rd Weapon Evaluation Group, 53rd Wing USAF. The 82nd ATRS is based at Tyndall AFB, Florida, and Detachment 1 is based out of Holloman AFB, New Mexico. (Information per the Tyndall AFB website.) Aircraft with the tailcode HD are for the Det 1 QF-4 Phantom II Read More …
Colorado Springs is home to the USAF Academy, and before the 2013 sequester the Academy would get flyovers for football games at Falcon Stadium, various funerals of fallen airman or woman who were Academy alumni and also other functions on Academy grounds. The pictures are of 2 F15E Strike Eagles from Seymour Johnson AFB N. Read More …
97th AMW Altus AFB OK doing pattern work in Colorado Springs.
VFA-204 River Rattlers based at NAS/JRB New Orleans, LA. departing Colorado Springs, KCOS after a gas and go. picture taken june 2013.
Colorado Springs is a shared use airport. Peterson AFB is the military side, and also has a commercial airport terminal, and a general aviation ramp. There is a good cross section of use by all branches of the U.S. DOD and an occasional foreign visitor. Most of my pictures will be taken in Colorado Springs.