Air International 2019-10
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M.Ayton - Green Flag /Military/
A-10C Thunderbolt II, serial number 78-0584/ID, from the 190th Fighter Squadron, 124th Fighter Wing based at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho sits in a revetment at Nellis Air Force Base.
An A-10C pilot, clearly in a jubilant mood ahead of his mission.
An A-10C leads an A-29B through chocolate mountains in the National Training Center range.
Ground equipment used to transport and load munitions onto the A-10C stands ready at Nellis during Exercise Green Flag-West 19-8.
An A-29B lands on runway 03R while an A-10C takes runway 03L.
An A-10C executes a show of force during training with American and Brazilian TACPs at Fort Irwin.
Green Flag puts young soldiers and pilots into very realistic combat-like training, so they gain a taste of what they can expect in real combat and understand the complexity of the battle for aircrews as they enter the fight.
Dawn mission for the crew of A-29B 5943.
A Forca Aerea Brasileira crew chief, conducts pre-flight checks with an A-29B pilot during Green Flag-West 19-8 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The Brazilians and Idaho Air National Guard's A-10C-equipped 124th Fighter Wing supported the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team's National Training Center rotation at Fort Irwin, California during the exercise.
An A-10C leads an A-29B through chocolate mountains in the National Training Center range.
A-29B Super Tucanos taxi from the revetments during Green Flag.
Heading out on an early morning mission.
An A-29B lands on runway 03R while an A-10C takes runway 03L.
An A-29B Super Tucano conducts an attack run while providing close air support at Fort Irwin.
An A-29B crew chief, helps a pilot prepare to fly a Green Flag mission.
Sunrise take-off from Nellis.
Out over the wilderness in an A-29B Super Tucano.