Other Aircraft

  • A-10
    Two U.S. Air Force A-10A "Warthogs", from the 52nd Fighter Wing, 81st Fighter Squadron, Spangdhalem Air Base, Germany, in flight during a NATO Operation Allied Force combat mission. The A-10 "Tank Killer" munitions include 250 pound iron bombs, ALQ-131 electronic jamming pod, 2.75 inch "Zuni" rockets, AGM-65D "Maverick" missiles, and a 30mm cannon mounted in the nose. The A-10As, deployed to Aviano Air Base, Italy, are specially designed for close air support of ground forces.
  • F-15
    A US Air Force (USAF) F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 1st Fighter Wing (1ST FW), Langley AFB, Virginia (VA), patrols the no fly zone over southern Iraq, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH.
  • F-15E
    A US Air Force (USAF) F-15E Strike Eagle dual-role fighter aircraft prepares to aerial refuel while flying a combat mission over Iraq (IRQ) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.
  • C-130
    A Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft assigned to the 436th Squadron, 8th Wing, lands on an assault landing strip at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin (WI), during Patriot Exercise 2005, the largest annual exercise held across the United States. (A3603)
  • F-14
  • B-1
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  • E-3
  • CV-22
    A CV-22 Osprey lands at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Oct. 5 after flying an air-refueling mission. This versatile, self-deployable aircraft offers increased speed and range over other rotary-wing aircraft and can perform missions that normally would require both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Cecilio M. Ricardo Jr.)
  • B-52
    SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFPN) -- A B-52 Stratofortress, flown by Capt. Will Byers and Maj. Tom Aranda, prepares for refueling over Afghanistan during a close-air-support mission. The KC-135 Stratotanker transfers fuel at about 16 gallons per second. The crew is deployed from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, La. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Lance Cheung)
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  • AT-38
  • F-111
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    SH-60F Seahawk
  • F-117
    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- An F-117 Nighthawk flies over the Nevada desert. The unique design of the single-seat F-117 provides exceptional combat capabilities. The fighter can employ a variety of weapons and is equipped with sophisticated navigation and attack systems integrated into a digital avionics suite that increases mission effectiveness and reduces pilot workload. Detailed planning for missions into highly defended target areas is accomplished by an automated mission planning system developed, specifically, to take advantage of the unique capabilities of the Nighthawk. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron D. Allmon II)