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  Been doing some “Spring” cleaning so to speak on my photo library and came across some nice photos from Red Flag 10-1. A few F-16 Fighting Falcons, F-15 Strike Eagles, and E-3 Sentry AWACS jets. Enjoy !    

  The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed, now Lockheed Martin. Capable of using unprepared runways for takeoffs and landings, the C-130 Hercules was originally designed as a troop, medical evacuation, and cargo transport aircraft. The versatile airframe has found uses in a variety of other roles, including as a gunship (AC 130), for airborne assault, search and rescue, scientific research support, weather reconnaissance, aerial refueling, maritime patrol and aerial firefighting. It is the main tactical airlifter for many military forces worldwide. Over 40 models […]

  The Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon is a multirole jet fighter aircraft originally developed by General Dynamics for the United States Air Force. Designed as a lightweight, daytime fighter, it evolved into a successful multirole aircraft. The F-16’s versatility is a paramount reason it has proven a success on the export market, having been selected to serve in the air forces of 25 nations.Over 4,400 aircraft have been built since production was approved in 1976.Though no longer being purchased by the U.S. Air Force, advanced versions are still being built for export customers. In […]

The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Strike Eagle is a major fighter in today’s United States Air Force inventory. It is a two seat, dual engine, all weather fighter that has been in service since July 1972 and is scheduled to remain in service until at least 2025. Since it’s inception into service, the F-15 Strike Eagle has been exported to Israel, Saudi Arabia and Japan. The Eagle’s initial versions were designated F-15A for the single-seat configuration and F-15B for the twin-seat. These versions would be powered by new Pratt & Whitney F100 engines to achieve a […]

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