These cool photos prove that, given to its privileged observation position, the “boomer” job is one of the most interesting in the Air Force.
Taken on Oct. 13, from a KC-135 Stratotanker belonging to 340th Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron, these gorgeous pictures show two A-10 Thunderbolt II (or “Warthogs”) receiving fuel over Southwest Asia on Oct. 13.
Even if it may be close to retirement in fact, the “Hog” remains not only one of the most badass aircraft around, but also one of the weapons of choice for Close Air Support and Battlefield Air Interdiction missions against the Islamic State.
The U.S. Air Force deployed 12 A-10C from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey in support of Operation Inherent Resolve on Oct. 15, 2015. The deployment follows Turkey’s decision to open its bases to U.S. and other Coalition members participating in air operations against ISIL.
The re-activated 495th Fighter Squadron, part of the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath, will be called the “Valkyries” and operate the F-35A. The 48th Fighter Wing, based at RAF Lakeheath, UK, has made it […]
Interesting video shows PC-9M advanced training and close air support turboprops at work. Something you don’t see every day. The Slovenian Air Force Pilatus PC-9M Swift, also called Hudournik in Slovenia, is a single engine […]
Raptors and Eagles and Typhoons flying together. A four-ship formation consisting of a U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle from the 494th Fighter Squadron, an F-15 Eagle from the 493rd Fighter Squadron, an F-22A from […]