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Close Airman Support watches out for Airmen

Davis-Monthan’s Airmen are known to be strong, resilient and hard-charging. Time and time again the base has proven to be one of the best and has never backed down from the high end fight.

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A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team

The A-10 Thunderbolt II is the Air Force’s premier close-air support aircraft, providing invaluable protection to troops on the ground.  The Air Combat Command A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team, stationed at of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, brings the aircraft to air shows around the country to showcase the unique combat capabilities of the A-10 “Warthog.”…

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F-22 Raptor

The F-22 Raptor defines air dominance. The 5th Generation F-22’s unique combination of stealth, speed, agility, and situational awareness, combined with lethal long-range air-to-air, and air-to-ground weaponry, makes it the best air dominance fighter in the world. The F-22’s ability to collect and share tactical information with friendly assets enables U.S. and allied forces to…

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Desert Lightning Team Combat Search & Rescue Demo

This year’s Thunder & Lightning Over Arizona Air Show will feature a realistic demonstration of the aircraft and techniques used in a CSAR exercise. It’s gonna be loud and explosive! Highlights from this exciting demonstration include: • The demonstration begins with two pararescuemen jumping from a HC-130J Combat King to simulate downed airmen. • A…

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C-17 Globemaster III Demo

The U.S. Air Force will perform a demonstration of the massive C-17 Globemaster III. It is a large military transport aircraft developed from the 1980s to the early 1990s by McDonnell Douglas and commonly performs tactical and strategic airlift missions, transporting troops and cargo throughout the world. Additional roles include medical evacuation and airdrop duties….


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Close Airman Support watches out for Airmen

Posted  March 18, 2019

Davis-Monthan’s Airmen are known to be strong, resilient and hard-charging. Time and time again the base has proven to be one of the best and has never backed down from the high end fight.

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D-M Leaders

Posted  March 15, 2019

355th Wing Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is one of the largest installations and flying operations in the U.S. Air Force, with 34 mission partners, more than 11,000 Airmen, 150 aircraft and $50 billion in assets. It is comprised of 20 squadrons, two of which are fighter squadrons. The 355th Wing provides A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft…

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Information assists air show attendees

Posted  March 15, 2019

1. Craycroft and Swan gates will be used for all non-ID card holders and handicapable. • Both gates will open at 9 a.m. both days of the Air Show. • All non-ID card holders will be directed to general parking. Expect up to a half-mile walk to the show floor. • All handicapable will be…

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AIR SHOW FAQs

Posted  March 15, 2019

From fast, formation military demonstrations, to gravity-defying aerobatic acts to rocket-propelled trucks, parachutists, and a host of on-the-ground displays and activities, a day at the air show is a fantastic and memorable experience, whether you’re an avid aviation fan or just love a great show. Tens of millions of spectators attend air shows every year,…

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