F-15E Strike Eagles – Mountain Home AFB

Via af.mil Mission The F-15E Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. An array of avionics and electronics systems gives the F-15E the capability to fight at low altitude, day or night, and in all weather. Features The aircraft uses two crew members, a…

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F-35C – NAS Lemoore

Description The 5th generation F-35 Lightning II integrates advanced stealth technology into a highly agile, supersonic aircraft that provides the pilot with unprecedented situational awareness and unmatched lethality and survivability. As new threats emerge, it is more important than ever for U.S. and allied fighter fleets to fly the F-35…

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B-52 – Minot Air Force Base

Mission Air Force Global Strike Command’s B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber that can perform a variety of missions. The bomber is capable of flying at high subsonic speeds at altitudes up to 50,000 feet (15,166.6 meters). It can carry nuclear or precision guided conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation capability….

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MV-22 Osprey – VMM-162, New River, North Carolina

  From Wikipedia The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey is an American multi-mission, tiltrotor military aircraft with both vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL), and short takeoff and landing (STOL) capabilities. It is designed to combine the functionality of a conventional helicopter with the long-range, high-speed cruise performance of a turboprop aircraft….

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USCG MH-65 – Detroit, Michigan

From airbus.com: The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is a major customer of Airbus Dauphin Program with 98 AS366GA “MH-65” helicopters in operation and more than 1,500.000 Flight Hours logged since entry into service in 1980. The MH 65 Helicopter is the Short Range Recovery (SRR) Helicopter for the USCG. The…

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USCG HC-144A Ocean Sentry – Air station Cape Cod, Massachusetts

From Wikipedia: The EADS HC-144 Ocean Sentry is a medium-range, twin-engined turboprop aircraft used by the United States Coast Guard in the search-and-rescue and maritime patrol missions. Based on the Airbus Military CN-235 it was procured as a “Medium Range Surveillance Aircraft.” The HC-144 is supplied by Airbus Group, Inc…

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RCAF – Grob 120A

The Grob G 120 is a two seated training and aerobatic low-wing aircraft with a carbon composite airframe, built by Grob Aircraft. It is based on the Grob G 115TA training aircraft and is specially designed for military and civil pilots training. It has a tricycle landing gear and a…

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RCAF – C-90A King Air – 3 CFFTS

3 CFFTS was formed at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Portage la Prairie on 1 July, 1970, as an amalgamation of personnel and equipment from 1 Primary Flying School at CFB Borden, Ont., equipped with the de Havilland Canada CT-120 Chipmunk primary trainer, 4 Flying Training School from CFB Rivers, Man.,…

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RCAF – Bell 412 Outlaw – 3 CFFTS

The CH-146 Griffon is a Utility Tactical Transport Helicopter (UTTH) that has been in service since 1995. The Griffon’s primary role is tactical transportation of troops and material. The CH-146 has also played a key role in many humanitarian relief operations. While deployed on Operation ATHENA, the Griffon helped reduce…

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RCAF – Bell 206 Jet Ranger – 3 CFFTS

Canada’s helicopter pilots wouldn’t get off the ground without the CH-139 Jet Ranger. This single-engine trainer is currently used to help Royal Canadian Air Force helicopter trainees earn their wings. The Jet Ranger is powered by a gas-turbine engine and can fly at 240 km/h. Originally purchased for training in…

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