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F-35 First Combat Aerial Refueling

An Airman piloting an F-35A Lightning II completes aerial refueling courtesy of Airmen from the 28th Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron aboard a KC-135R Stratotanker, April 26, 2019 over an undisclosed location. The F-35 is on its first deployment to the Middle East as part of the inaugural demonstration of the fighter’s next generation combat capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keifer Bowes)

An Airman piloting an F-35A Lightning II completes aerial refueling courtesy of Airmen from the 28th Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron aboard a KC-135R Stratotanker, April 26, 2019 over an undisclosed location. The F-35 is on its first deployment to the Middle East as part of the inaugural demonstration of the fighter’s next generation combat capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keifer Bowes)

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F-16 GHOST – Aggressor Squadron Mimicking Russian Su-57 Paint

The 64th Aggressor Squadron out of Nellis AFB, NV, recently released its much-hyped GHOST paint scheme, mimicking the Russian Air Force’s Sukhoi Su-57. Check out a timelapse video of the paint job below! 


 

Timelapse video of the painting.
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F-15 Eagle First Time Landing in Ukraine

U.S. Airman watch as a U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter jet lands for the first time on Ukrainian soil to participate in CLEAR SKY 2018, Oct. 6. The exercise promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. The training at CLEAR SKY greatly improves interoperability among participating countries. The F-15C landed at Starokostiantyniv Air Base where the majority of the multinational exercise involving approximately 950 personnel from nine nations will take place. ( U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech Sgt. Charles Vaughn)

U.S. Airman watch as a U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter jet lands for the first time on Ukrainian soil to participate in CLEAR SKY 2018, Oct. 6. The exercise promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. The training at CLEAR SKY greatly improves interoperability among participating countries. The F-15C landed at Starokostiantyniv Air Base where the majority of the multinational exercise involving approximately 950 personnel from nine nations will take place. ( U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech Sgt. Charles Vaughn)

U.S. Airman watch as a U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter jet lands for the first time on Ukrainian soil to participate in CLEAR SKY 2018, Oct. 6. The exercise promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. The training at CLEAR SKY greatly improves interoperability among participating countries. The F-15C landed at Starokostiantyniv Air Base where the majority of the multinational exercise involving approximately 950 personnel from nine nations will take place. ( U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech Sgt. Charles Vaughn)

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Not a Usual Sight: F-15 & a Backdrop of Su-27s

A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to the 144th Fighter Wing, 194th Fighter Squadron, Fresno Air National Guard Base, California, taxis past Ukrainian Sukhoi Su-27 Flankers during the Clear Sky 18 exercise at Starokostiantyniv Air Base, Ukraine, Oct. 9, 2018. Clear Sky 18 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Vaughn)

A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to the 144th Fighter Wing, 194th Fighter Squadron, Fresno Air National Guard Base, California, taxis past Ukrainian Sukhoi Su-27 Flankers during the Clear Sky 18 exercise at Starokostiantyniv Air Base, Ukraine, Oct. 9, 2018. Clear Sky 18 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Vaughn)

A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle assigned to the 144th Fighter Wing, 194th Fighter Squadron, Fresno Air National Guard Base, California, taxis past Ukrainian Sukhoi Su-27 Flankers during the Clear Sky 18 exercise at Starokostiantyniv Air Base, Ukraine, Oct. 9, 2018. Clear Sky 18 promotes regional stability and security, while strengthening partner capabilities and fostering trust. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Charles Vaughn)

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Hurricane Michael 2018 Evacuation

An F-16 Fighting Falcon, from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 10, 2018. The aircraft evacuated to Barksdale to avoid possible damage from Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mozer O. Da Cunha)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon, from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 10, 2018. The aircraft evacuated to Barksdale to avoid possible damage from Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mozer O. Da Cunha)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon, from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., arrives at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 10, 2018. The aircraft evacuated to Barksdale to avoid possible damage from Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mozer O. Da Cunha)

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F-22 and F-16 Weapons Test Aircraft Formation

An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 43rd Fighter Squadron and an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group flies over Panama City Beach, Fla. on April 22, 2017. The jets flew in support for the opening ceremony of the Gulf Coast Salute Airshow at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Couillard)

An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 43rd Fighter Squadron and an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group flies over Panama City Beach, Fla. on April 22, 2017. The jets flew in support for the opening ceremony of the Gulf Coast Salute Airshow at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Couillard)

An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 43rd Fighter Squadron and an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group flies over Panama City Beach, Fla. on April 22, 2017. The jets flew in support for the opening ceremony of the Gulf Coast Salute Airshow at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Couillard)