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A few pictures from media day at Red Flag exercises at Nellis Air Force Base. More pictures will be coming soon.

    The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18 Hornet is a supersonic, all-weather carrier-capable multirole fighter jet, designed to attack both ground and aerial targets. The F/A-18 Hornet was derived from the YF-17 in the 1970s for use by the United States Navy and Marine Corps. The Hornet is also used by the air forces of several other nations. It has been the aerial demonstration aircraft for the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, since 1986. The fighter’s primary missions are fighter escort, fleet air defense, suppression of enemy air defenses (SEAD), air […]

Uploaded Red Flag photos to the gallery. For me, this is one the most exciting topics to cover as a photographer. Aviation is a huge interest and has been for most of my life. Using photography to capture the moments at an airshow is special, using it for coverage of a Red Flag exercise is amazing. Red Flag is the name given to the United States Air Force training exercises held at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada. They run roughly four Red Flags a year. They also host Green Flag and Maple […]

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