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Open House at the 142nd

The 142nd FW of the Oregon ANG is based at Portland International airport.  They held an open house one Saturday morning and I figured a trip down was worth it.  I put together a piece for Global Aviation Resource on … Continue reading

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A Lot More of the Talon Hate

I got some shots of the Talon Hate jet on a previous visit and posted about it here.  On this trip to Nellis, not only was it very active but it managed to come our way whenever it flew.  Whether … Continue reading

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Eagle Inlets

The F-15 came onto the scene in the 1970s and it has been a major force ever since.  As a kid growing up fascinated with planes, the F-15 and F-14 were two of my favorites.  They each had features I … Continue reading

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Talon Hate

Talon Hate is a program that the Air Force is running involving an infrared sensor mounted in the front of a centerline fuel tank.  It is mounted on an F-15 from the operational test unit at Nellis AFB.  The first … Continue reading

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Bayou Militia Eagles

The F-15 has been in service for a long time now.  It operates with regular Air Force units, reserve units and Air National Guard units.  The Bayou Militia is a unit based at New Orleans in Louisiana.  Their tail code … Continue reading

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Two Aborts in One Launch

Red Flag missions are two periods of intense activity with an intermediate phase of nothing much. The launch develops in to a steady stream of jets taking off as everyone gets airborne for their phase of the mission. They have … Continue reading

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Aggressor F-15s

The USAF recently got rid of their squadron of Boeing F-15 Eagle aggressor aircraft. The aggressors have used a combination of F-15 and F-16 aircraft for a while but now they have gone to an all F-16 operation. The aircraft … Continue reading

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Red Flag Launches

I was back at Nellis AFB recently for another Red Flag exercise for Global Aviation Resource. Chris Wood and I were there to cover it and the piece we put together can be found at this link. After the last … Continue reading

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