Air International 2017-03
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Workers at the Oklahoma Logistics Center, install components on an E-3 Sentry as part of the Block 40/45 upgrade during programmed depot maintenance.
New mission crew workstations on the E-3G provide crew with greater levels of automation to help them fight each air battle.
A US Air Force airman navigates an E-3G for a mission above the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex during Exercise Northern Edge 2015.
An E-3G cockpit fitted with the DRAGON flight deck, the first of 24 AWACS aircraft configured with the system.
462 Escuadron, equipped with the F/A-18A+ Hornet, is tasked with air defence of the Canary archipelago and maintains fighters on quick reaction alert 24/7, 365 days a year.
F/A-18A+ Hornet.
DACT 2017 involved five Ejercito del Aire fighter units and three Italian Eurofighters as international guests.
The Canary Islands offer an ideal environment for undertaking dissimilar air combat training due to the good weather and large areas of unrestricted air space for manoeuvring.
The NH90 has an initial operational capability for SAR in Belgium? but delays to the programme have extended the Sea King Mk48's OSD to the end of 2018 at least.
No.6 Squadron ‘Flying Can Openers’ based at RAF Lossiemouth, Moray deployed eight Typhoons to Nellis for Red Flag 17-1. Typhoon FGR4 ZK321/EG is seen departing the Nevada base on a mission.
An Ala 14 Eurofighter from Albacete makes its way to the runway for a day time Shadow mission.
A new Ala 14 Eurofighter lacking a unit code on the fuselage.
DACT 2017 involved five Ejercito del Aire fighter units and three Italian Eurofighters as international guests.
The Sea King celebrates 40 years in Belgian service this year; RS05 retains the ’25 Years' anniversary markings applied 15 years ago, although there are plans for some changes to be made.
A visit by 40 Smaldeel to RNAS Culdrose last year led to some flying along the north Cornwall coast, as seen here with RS05 in front of Godrevy Lighthouse.
The Belgian SAR force has attended more than 3,300 shouts, saving over 1,750 people, since operations began.
A Sea King Mk48 being prepared for a mission at Koksijde. The Belgians retained the sand and green camouflage that was applied for the Sea Kings’ original customer, Egypt, but a red nose was added to distinguish them for SAR duties.
Search and rescue missions were flown by a CN235 VIGMA from 802 Escuadron; the unit's Super Pumas were maintained on alert to provide SAR coverage during the whole exercise.
A C295M of Ala 35 acted as a slow mover.
An Ala 14 Eurofighter from Albacete makes its way to the runway for a day time Shadow mission.
F-35A Lightning II 13-5072/HL (c/n AF-78), with tail markings for the 388th Fighter Wing commander undergoing flight line maintenance at Nellis Air Force Base on January 24, 2017.