An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 152nd Fighter Squadron takes off Aug. 22, 2013, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. The 152nd FS is part of the 162nd Fighter Wing, Arizona Air National Guard, located at Tucson International Airport.
A U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules takes off from the flightline at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 17, 2015. The C-130 suffered catastrophic damage to the wing section which required a complete rebuild. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Washburn/Released)
B-2 bomber fleet set record in April 2014 for sorties & hours flown in a single month, according to officials at Whiteman AFB, Mo., home to these stealth bombers. Members of Whiteman’s 509th Bomb Wing, together with their partners in the Missouri Air National Guard’s 131st BW, flew 142 sorties in the month, amassing 839.3 hours, states the base’s May 9, 2014, release. Here, Spirit of California, one of the Air Force’s 20 B-2s, takes off from Whiteman, April 9, 2014. Air Force SrA. Bryan…
A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer takes off Oct. 2, 2014, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. The B-1B is currently undergoing its largest upgrade in the aircraft’s history. The Sustainment-Block 16 upgrade has increased the survivability of the B-1 Bomber by eliminating many of the aircrew’s out-dated systems and procedures. Additionally, it has provided a gateway for future upgrades to the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Thompson/Released)
Published on 14 Jun 2015 A B-1B Lancer with the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron deployed to Al Udeid Air Base in support of operations Inherent Resolve and Freedom's sentinel takes off at night. Video by Staff Sgt. Mariko Frazee | 379th Air Expeditionary Wing