[Video] All kinds of planes recovering at Nellis Air Force Base after Red Flag mission

Feb 19 2014 - 5 Comments

Landing pattern can become quite busy at Nellis when aircraft all types start recovery at the end of their Red Flag missions.

In order of appearance, the video shows the following aircraft returning to Nellis AFB at the end of a Red Flag 14-1 wave:

A Royal Australian Air Force E-7A Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft assigned to RAAF Williamtown.

A Royal Air Force Typhoon assigned to RAF Leuchars, UK, with the pilot using the rudder to compensate the crosswind on final.

Two U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to the 27th Fighter Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., passing overhead before performing a tactical break.

A KC-135 assigned to the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor assigned to the 27th Fighter Squadron Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.

A U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler; a U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit assigned to the 13th Bomb Squadron at Whiteman AFB, Mo..

An E-3 Sentry airborne warning and control system aircraft assigned to the 964th Airborne Air Control Squadron, Tinker AFB, Okla..

A U.S. Marine Corps EA-6B Prowler assigned to Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 4, Marine Corps Station Cherry Point, N.C..

An EC-130 from the 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz..

A Royal Air Force E-3 Sentry assigned to RAF Waddington, UK.

 

 

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  • Sava Toufexis

    Wow.

  • very cool

  • Paul McGrane

    Are those turbojets on the America E-3?

    • globemaster

      yes, look like TF-33’s

  • Just a Joe

    That EC-130 got the left mains down a bit short, eh?