Tyndall AFB a "complete loss" amid questions about F-22s

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Unread post30 Nov 2018, 15:03

Salute!

Prolly should have a separate thread dealing with Tyndall recovery, but here goes anyway.

As an all too often participant in surviving these storms, I cautioned all about taking the news about Tyndall with a grain of salt. Plus, I looked at the aerial recce done by NOAA and made my comments.
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Tyndall elementary school opens a week from Monday. The principal said only one building was damaged too badly to use. So much for "devastating, complete loss", etc.
Local rag says "many" airmen returning already.
I hope to get more intell and may get a chance to get over to the base next week, as wife has a medical appointment at PC Beach. Her primary venue in downtown PC is still being repaired and some very expensive medical equipment is being shipped or repaired.
I still have not been able to talk with any Raptor pilots, but I'll keep on keeping on.

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Unread post08 Dec 2018, 13:00

Anyone have any word yet on the QF-16's they couldn't fly out?
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Unread post10 Dec 2018, 01:49

Looks like this thread can eventually be shifted into the F-35 forum.

Air Force wants to house three F-35 squadrons at rebuilt Tyndall, move Raptors permanently
https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your ... rmanently/

Smart move. F-35A basing will need new infrastructure anyway so might as well do that at Tyndall.
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