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Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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A couple of years ago Cannon AFB was transferred from the Air Combat Command to the Air Force Special Operations Command.
In 2016 for the first time an airshow was held since this transition, sadly the flying part was under backlit conditions.
Personal highlight was a formation flight of three Gunships: AC-130W, AC-130U and AC-130W and the CV-22B demonstration
For the first time ever a display was flown with a MQ-9A reaper
Some pictures below

AC-130W 88-1306
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AC-130U 89-0510
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U-28A 06-0692
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CV-22B 08-0039 and 10-0056
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CV-22B 08-0039
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MC-130J 08-6202
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CV-22B 10-0056
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MQ-9A 12-4172
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AC-130W 12-5753
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More @ http://www.air-to-air.nl
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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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Am I the only one missing F-111s here??? :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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Bennie wrote:Am I the only one missing F-111s here??? :cry: :cry: :cry:
That was my thought exactly at the moment I saw the topic title :lol:

Thanks for sharing the shots!
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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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Krazy wrote:
Bennie wrote:Am I the only one missing F-111s here??? :cry: :cry: :cry:
That was my thought exactly at the moment I saw the topic title :lol:

Thanks for sharing the shots!
+1

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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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+2 :-(
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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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Bennie wrote:Am I the only one missing F-111s here??? :cry: :cry: :cry:
Seriously? The F-111 was retired 20 years ago! Somebody is getting too old...

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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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ehusmann wrote:
Bennie wrote:Am I the only one missing F-111s here??? :cry: :cry: :cry:
Seriously? The F-111 was retired 20 years ago! Somebody is getting too old...

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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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Tell me. Can you name a plane as impressive as The Pig? Apart from Phantom and Warthog of course........
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How much impressive, I think, the F-4 and A-10 are, and how much I like them, they are not coming close to the F-111. This was a real beast. a beautiful one that is.

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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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Alpha Kilo One wrote:Tell me. Can you name a plane as impressive as The Pig? Apart from Phantom and Warthog of course........

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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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Nilson wrote:
Alpha Kilo One wrote:Tell me. Can you name a plane as impressive as The Pig? Apart from Phantom and Warthog of course........
Buccaneer!
RAF? No, SAAF... :wink:


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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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Alpha Kilo One wrote:+2 :-(
+3 :cry:

vr 8 juli 1988 Cannon AFB, NM

27TFW/522TFS: F-111D: CC/68-0091 CC/68-0092 CC/68-0125 CC/68-0129
CC/68-0140 CC/68-0141 CC/68-0147522TFS CC/68-0174
CC/68-0177 CC/68-012727TFW

27TFW/523TFS: F-111D: CC/68-0106 CC/68-0114 CC/68-0115 CC/68-0116
CC/68-0117 CC/68-0120 CC/68-0126 CC/68-0149
CC/68-0150 CC/68-0151 CC/68-0152 CC/68-0153
CC/68-0155 CC/68-0180

27TFW/524TFTS: F-111D: CC/68-0090 CC/68-0094 CC/68-0096 CC/68-0102
CC/68-0103 CC/68-0107 CC/68-0111F111D CC/68-0130
CC/68-0124524TFTS CC/68-0134 CC/68-0137 CC/68-0138
CC/68-0161 CC/68-0162 CC/68-0166 CC/68-0169
CC/68-0170 CC/68-0171 CC/68-0111

24-08-1995 CannonAFB

27FW/428FSF-111E:
CC/68-0032, CC/68-0044, CC/68-0047, CC/68-0048
CC/68-0050, CC/68-0063, CC/68-0067, CC/68-0068
CC/68-0072, CC/68-0074, CC/68-0077, CC/68-0080
CC/68-0082, CC/68-0084

27FW/429ECS EF-111A:
CC/66-0014, CC/66-0015, CC/66-0030, CC/66-0036
CC/66-0037, CC/67-0039, CC/67-0034 27FW, CC/67-0033 429ECS

27FW/522FS F-111F:
CC/70-2362, CC/70-2365, CC/70-2369 522FS, CC/70-2371
CC/70-2381, CC/70-2383, CC/70-2385, CC/70-2386
CC/70-2387, CC/70-2396, CC/70-2401, CC/70-2402
CC/70-2413, CC/70-2415 27OG, CC/70-2416, CC/72-1448
CC/72-1452, CC/73-0712, CC/73-0713, CC/74-0181
CC/..-....27FW

F-16C:
CC/87-0277 27FW, CC/87-0291, CC/87-0292, CC/87-0304
CC/87-0310, CC/87-0316, CC/87-0332, CC/87-0334

27FW/523FS F-111F:
CC/70-2376, CC/70-2378, CC/70-2391, CC/70-2392
CC/70-2394, CC/70-2399, CC/70-2403, CC/70-2390 523FS
CC/70-2406, CC/70-2409, CC/70-2414, CC/70-2419
CC/71-0892, CC/72-1442, CC/72-1451, CC/73-0715
CC/74-0182

27FW/524FS F-111F:
CC/..-.... 27FW, CC/70-2411, CC/71-0883, CC/71-0888 524FS
CC/71-0890, CC/71-0894, CC/74-0184
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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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+4

Still remember waiting a long time at Lakenheath in 1994 for these beauties to come in....

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Last time they ever came to Europe before they retired I think?
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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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set of photos. Too bad about the light conditions.
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Re: Cannon AFB Airshow 2016

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The younger generation will not understand, but once you have seen them flying..... Or even better seen them performing.....
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