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Red Flag 2018

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Does anyone happen to know the dates for next years exercises?
Tried a google search,but nothing apart from 18-2 which just said Feb/March??
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Nightcrawler wrote:Does anyone happen to know the dates for next years exercises?
Tried a google search,but nothing apart from 18-2 which just said Feb/March??
If you work on this years dates you probably wont be far out, they have settled in to a pattern (until they change it!)
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They did update the excersize site from Nellis for the Weapon School.....but unfortunately no dates for the red and green flags yet.
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Think the dates are normally published around October time.
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Thanks for replies/info everybody.Appreciated.
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Freyaollie wrote:Think the dates are normally published around October time.
1 October starts fy18. So dates shall be published soon...

Looking out for them :lol:
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GoldenPlane wrote:
Freyaollie wrote:Think the dates are normally published around October time.
1 October starts fy18. So dates shall be published soon...

Looking out for them :lol:

Am wondering how 4Aviation may know, that RF2/18 will be around mid till end march 2018 :?
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Personally I think RF18-2 will finish on 9 or 16 March but that’s just my best guess.
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raameagle wrote:Personally I think RF18-2 will finish on 9 or 16 March but that’s just my best guess.
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Having been to two "-2" red flags I'd agree your right on with that estimate. It tends to end or overlap the weekend of the Nascar Race out there.
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Red Flag 18-1 jan 29-feb 16
B-1B DY 9BS
C-130J RAF 47 Sqn
EC-130H DM 43ECS
HC-130J FT 71RQS
E7 RAAF 2Sqn
E-3G OK 964AACS
E-8C GA 12ACCS
EA-18G NL VAQ-138
EA-18G RAAF 6 Sqn
F-15C Portland 123FS
F-15E SJ 335FS
F-16 SW 55FS
F-16 Vermont 134FS
F-22A FF 27FS
FGR4 RAF XI(F) Sqn
HH-60G FT 55RQS
P-8 (or AP-3) RAAF 10Sqn
R1 RAF V Sqn
RC-135 OF 343RS
KC3 RAF 10Sqn
KC-135R 22ARW
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The Nascar will be on the weekend of 2-4 march 2018. And the last few years RF 2 starts about 2 weeks after ending RF 1. But it's the military so you never know. The datee will be made public pretty soon i think. One thing is sure....stay away from Nellis (especially Nellis Boulevard) on the 3 and 4th of march. Combined with the ongoing road construction it will be a traffic disaster.
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4Aviation has as dates 12 till 23 March. It will be mice, because 17th of March Yuma Airshow, and 17&18th March DM Open House
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Yep...and the weekend before El Centro (10th) and Luke AFB (10th/11th) open House.
I have already booked the airline tickets....it's going to be a lot of driving! :D :D
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Thanks EOR1 !

I guess you got that from the Nellis PAO. Do you think you could get the RF18-2 participants now ?

I may come to RF18-1. I see that you live in Vegas. We may meet. I’ll keep you in touch.

Vincent ‘Gnouze’


EOR1 wrote:Red Flag 18-1 jan 29-feb 16
B-1B DY 9BS
C-130J RAF 47 Sqn
EC-130H DM 43ECS
HC-130J FT 71RQS
E7 RAAF 2Sqn
E-3G OK 964AACS
E-8C GA 12ACCS
EA-18G NL VAQ-138
EA-18G RAAF 6 Sqn
F-15C Portland 123FS
F-15E SJ 335FS
F-16 SW 55FS
F-16 Vermont 134FS
F-22A FF 27FS
FGR4 RAF XI(F) Sqn
HH-60G FT 55RQS
P-8 (or AP-3) RAAF 10Sqn
R1 RAF V Sqn
RC-135 OF 343RS
KC3 RAF 10Sqn
KC-135R 22ARW
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Tigerspoon wrote:Am wondering how 4Aviation may know, that RF2/18 will be around mid till end march 2018 :?
We were told.

"RF 18-02 12-23 March (no media day)"

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Stefan
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