Members of the Navy's Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, traded in their blue and gold F/A-18 Hornets to strap into an USAF red, white and blue Thunderbird F-16 Fighting Falcon on Thursday 4th.
New York ANGs Lt. Col. D. Scott Brenton
made his final flight in an F-16 Tuesday, March 2 as the 174th FW prepared to say goodbye to the last of the planes they've operated for 20 years.
According to FOX 21 News Duluth's 148th FW will get the first of its replacement Block 50 F-16s in April securing the Fighter Wings future.
The 175th FS, South Dakota ANG are getting 18 replacement F-16Cs (big mouths) arriving from Hill Air Force Base in Salt Lake City, later this year.
Aircrews and F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft from the NYANG's 174th FW will mark their final scheduled fly-by in support of the AHL's first outdoor hockey game between the Syracuse Crunch and the Binghamton Senators at the New York State Fairgrounds on February 20, 2010 at 13:00h.
The 148th Fighter Wing, from Duluth Minnesota, deployed 113 members to Hickam Air Force Base in Oahu, Hawaii. They were deployed to participate in the training operation called Sentry Aloha with the 199th Fighter Squadron, which flies F-15's.
The 555th Fighter Squadron and the 555th Aircraft Maintenance Unit returned to Aviano after a training deployment to Zaragoza Air Base, Spain, Jan. 22 to Feb. 12.
Two bases, two maintenance groups, two fighter squadrons and hundreds of Airmen all working together for one mission; a successful Red Flag.
Most crew chiefs aspire to become part of something great like working on Air Force 1 or at NASA. But, one master sergeant at Luke Air Force base landed one of the top special assignments in his career field -- being part of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.
The skies of Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., rumble with force from F-16 fighter jets. The stage is set and the pilots fly over the open-range of the fictitious country of Coyote and prepare to destroy the threat.
The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, "Thunderbirds," has announced its 2010 air show schedule.
A mobile training team from the 18th Aggressor Squadron spent a week providing unit-level training for Hawaii Air National Guard pilots.
The South Carolina Air National Guard's 169th Fighter Wing was named the overall winner of Falcon Air Meet 2009, a three-nation F-16 Fighting Falcon competition, held here through to November 3rd.
Hundreds of Airmen and more than 10 F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 79th Fighter Squadron Tigers deployed this week in support of NATO efforts in Afghanistan.
The unmistakable red, white and blue flag -- the flag with one star, a lone star -- swayed back and forth on the flagpole, wisped by the breeze that floats across the former Soviet territory .