115th Airlift Squadron (115 AS) is a unit of the California Air National Guard 146th Airlift Wing located at Channel Islands Air National Guard Station, Oxnard, California. The 115th is equipped with the C-130J Hercules. The 115 AS is the oldest unit in the California Air National Guard, having almost 90 years of service to the state and nation. It is a descendant organization of the World War I 115th Aero Squadron, established on 28 August 1917.
An LC-130 plane, equipped with skies, from the Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing at Summit Station, a remote outpost in Greenland, July 15, 2015. Summit Station is one of several Greenland sites where researchers gather data that will improve climate models and help predict climate change affecting future generations. (Josh Haner/The New York Times) ORG XMIT: XNYT49 Photo: JOSH HANER / NYTNS
The famed "Rapture" Dodge Challenger Scat Pack, designed by Murray Pfaff and executed by Downforce Motorsports. It is powered by the 392 Hemi V8 equipped with Kooks headers and Magnaflow exhaust. It rides on an Airlift suspension and Nitto NT05 tires mounted to Forgeline RB3C wheels with a very custom finish. See more at: http://www.forgeline.com/customer_gallery_view.php?cvk=1210 #Forgeline #RB3C #notjustanotherprettywheel #dodge #challenger #rapture
Williams Field, Antarctica, has two snow runways limited to ski-equipped aircraft during the summer season. Airplanes land on 8m of compacted snow, lying on top of 80m of ice, floating over 550m of water. Must be a blood-chilling experience.
A C-130 Hercules from the North Carolina Air National Guard's 145th Airlift Wing equipped with the modular airborne firefighting system takes off from McClellan Airfield, Calif., on a firefighting support mission. A continuing heat wave and an ongoing need for aircraft to support ground firefighters will likely keep Department of Defense aircraft very busy for the foreseeable future in support of the national wildland firefighting effort. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Hector Garcia)