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March 1, 2013

The British are coming . . .

Red Flag 13-3 kicks off at Nellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo

End-of-runway inspection

A U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler assigned to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island taxis with the aircraft wings up for an end-of-runway inspection Feb. 25 onto the Nellis Air Force Base flight line. The EA-18G aircraft are participating in Red Flag 13-3 to maximize air combat readiness in a realistic training environment.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo

Pre-flight inspection

A Royal Air Force Coningsby, No.11 Squadron crew chief removes a pitot cover during a pre-flight inspection on a Typhoon during Red Flag 13-3, Feb. 25 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The RAF Typhoon aircraft is participating in Red Flag for the first time.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo

Landing at Nellis

A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III lands at Nellis Air Foce Base, Nev. as three F-15C Eagles assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, hold short of the active runway prior to participating in a Red Flag training mission Feb. 25. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster

Inspecting a Tornado FR4

A Royal Air Force 12th Bomber Squadron crew chief performs preflight inspections on a Tornado GR4 during Red Flag 13-3 Feb. 25 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is one of a series of advanced training programs administered by the United States Air Force Warfare Center.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo

Statotankers prepare to depart

Three U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers prepare to depart for a training mission during Red Flag 13-3, Feb. 25 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The KC-135 is a refueling aircraft utilized to extend the range and endurance of U.S. tactical fighters and bombers.




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