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Airshow 2017: USAF Heritage Flight

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Chris Massey Three F-86 Sabres and a U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fly in formation during the 2016 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Established in 1997, the HFTCC certifies civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and U.S. Air Force pilots to fly…

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Airshow 2017: Texas Flying Legends

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Air Force photograph The Texas Flying Legends Museum is dedicated to honoring past generations and inspiring the leaders of tomorrow through active display of World War II warbirds. Highlighting the drivers behind America’s success, the museum’s programs serve to remind Americans of the values and freedoms that make our country great, and challenge visitors to…

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Airshow 2017: Red Eagles

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The Red Eagles Formation Team based in California fly the Russian-designed YAK-52 aircraft, the basic trainer for Soviet forces. It is rugged, reliable and relatively straightforward to operate.

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Airshow 2017: Air-to-Air, Close Air Support & CSAR

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The A-10 Thunderbolt II   HH-60 Pave Hawk   F-16 Fighting Falcon   F-35 Lightning II

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Airshow 2017: Vicky Benzing Aerosport

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Vicky Benzing will be performing in her 1940 Boeing Stearman. Built by the Boeing Aircraft Company in 1940, the aircraft was initially used as a military trainer during World War II.

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2017 Air and Space Expo Exhibits

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Aggressor Nation Cyber ops demos, equipment and displays Nellis JTACs ATVs and equipment Nellis EOD Bomb suit, response vehicle and robot displays, and training aids 58th Rescue Squadron MRAZR and ATV Combat Search and Rescue GARV (pararescue vehicle), life raft and parachute 820th Red Horse Squadron Rock dump, tracked loader, M-series wrecker Nevada National Guard…

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Airshow 2017: Top 5 reasons to download Aviation Nation app

Posted November 11, 2017 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

The Nellis Air Force Base Aviation Nation Air and Space Expo is scheduled for Nov. 11 and 12. The base is prepared to host more than 400,000 guests over the two days — The question is whether you are prepared. Improve your chances of enjoying the Expo by downloading the 2017 version of the Aviation…

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Airshow 2017: History of Nellis Air Force Base

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Nellis Air Force Base, a part of the United States Air Force’s Air Combat Command, is located approximately eight miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The base itself covers more than 14,000 acres, while the total land area occupied by Nellis and its restricted ranges is about 5,000 square miles. An additional 7,700 miles of…

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Airshow 2017: U. S. Air Force Warfare Center

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The U. S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, reports directly to the Air Combat Command. The center was founded Sept. 1, 1966, as the U.S. Air Force Tactical Fighter Weapons Center. It was later renamed the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center October 2005. Purpose The USAFWC exists to ensure deployed…

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Airshow 2017: 57th Wing

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The 57th Wing, as the most diverse wing in the Air Force, provides advanced, realistic and multi-domain training focused on ensuring dominance through air, space and cyberspace. The wing’s mission is innovative professionals leading advanced, realistic, multi-domain training focused on winning the high-end fight. The 57th Wing is comprised of the USAF Weapons School, 57th…

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