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Re: Red Flag 2018

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MyOneOFour wrote:On the morning of March 15th we saw a Marines C-12 taking off. Anybody a serial? And two C-17's were arriving on the same day. Did someone read those? And last question: does anybody have the serials of the Thunderbirds that were practising on Fridaymorning March 16th?
Many thanx in advance.
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Hey die Michel,

We were at the speedway when the C12 landed. It was the 169319 from MCAS Miramar.

Two Thunderbirds carried their 3 digit serials on the inlet. These were:
F-16C 413 (91-0413)
F-16D 479 (91-0479)
The others carried their shownumbers :evil: :evil:

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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Fishbed_9307 wrote:14/15 march 2018 Nellis AFB, NV

Seen here on the above days were the following awesome 230 aircraft! The aircraft are listed clockwise starting on the left end of the platform. Most aircraft were read of by our group on the 14th between 06:45 and 08:30. Some aircraft were (partially) added from the list posted earlier in this topic. Some fiscal years were looked up.

Additions and corrections are most welcome. A few commanders aircraft remain unknown so I would be pleased if anyone can add these!

Row 1:
ex 388TFW/4FS : F-16C : HL/89-2065 (reportedly with the SD ANG)
175FS/SD-ANG : F-16C : --/88-0474
176FS/WI-ANG : F-16C : WI/87-0298
no mks : F-16C : --/86-0317 --/87-0343 --/87-0258 --/87-0346 --/87-0349

Row 2:
175FS/SD-ANG : F-16C : --/89-2105 --/89-2125 --/88-0428 --/88-0463 --/88-0477
--/88-0485 --/88-0507
ex 388FW/4FS : F-16C : --/89-2116
no mks (bk) : F-16C : --/89-2081

88-0486 posted earlier this week not seen by us.

Other side:

Row 29:
157FS/SC-ANG : F-16CM : --/91-0393 --/92-3889 --/92-3903 --/92-3905 --/92-3911spec
--/92-3914 --/93-0537 --/93-0549169FW

92-3909 and 92-3917 were apparently also present but not seen by us. 3902 en de 0370 were also seen but not parked on this row. Probably flew from the revetments.


88-0486 is a Nellis based aircraft, with the 24th TASS (so it was a typo in a previous list!)

There were at least 12 SC ANG F-16s, split between the ramp and the revetments.
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Ronaldsnl wrote:
MyOneOFour wrote:On the morning of March 15th we saw a Marines C-12 taking off. Anybody a serial? And two C-17's were arriving on the same day. Did someone read those? And last question: does anybody have the serials of the Thunderbirds that were practising on Fridaymorning March 16th?
Many thanx in advance.
Cheers, Michael
Hey die Michel,

We were at the speedway when the C12 landed. It was the 169319 from MCAS Miramar.

Two Thunderbirds carried their 3 digit serials on the inlet. These were:
F-16C 413 (91-0413)
F-16D 479 (91-0479)
The others carried their shownumbers :evil: :evil:

Mazzel

Ronald
Hé oale Applebee,

Bedankt voor de info kerel.

Groeten, Michael
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to see a full graphic list for RF 18-2, go here
https://www.flickr.com/photos/eor1/albu ... 3547828074
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Planning on visiting Nellis for Red Flag 18-3 this July. I know it's early but does anyone know of any special visitors planned for this exercise besides the Colombian Air Force Kfir's??
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Anyone know yet if there is going to be a Red Lag in August,,(18-4,or Whatever it may be?)

I have to schedule my vacation times in June and Was curious,As I`m already planning on Attending RF 18-3.

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http://www.nellis.af.mil/Home/Flying-Operations/

No, would seem to be the answer.
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Any news allready on the Red Flag 18-3 participants?
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Hello everyone,
Does anyone have any news about who the participants are for the upcoming Red Flag 18-3?
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Last I heard the Colombian K-Fir's were planning on attending the 18-3 Red Flag but haven't seen anything posted on any participants yet? My information is a few months old now.
If anyone has heard anything can you please post it?

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Re: Red Flag 2018

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If the list of participants had been made public then I’m sure it would have been posted. Personally, I don’t think a list will be published, either officially or through a leaked source.
Once the aircraft arrive then I’m sure we will see a list. Not ideal but better than nothing...
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Did not see it mentioned here but on the website from Nellis AFB Red Flag 18-3 has now as dates: 23 July - 3 August (and not 13 July - 3 August as was mentioned earlier this year).

On the the website from the Columbian AF they state that next week (4 July) they will fly to the USA with destination Tucson. They do not mention the base but most likely it is Davis Monthan AFB as they will first conduct an exercise with A-10s and F-16s from the AZ ANG. Then it says they will move on the Nellis AFB on 20 July.

The same message says that on 29 June there is an event in Colombia to start the mission to Red Flag 2018. Also in the message is that participants for the Red Flag 18-3 will be from the USA, Australia, Belgium and the Netherlands. Observers from Greece and Brasil. That is in the message that is from 25 June.

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https://www.fac.mil.co/próxima-partir-l ... -flag-2018

Next from the Colombian Air Force is ready for Red Flag 2018
Creation date:
June 25, 2018

After preparing for over a year and have crews highly trained in real combat, developing successful air operations under the command of weapon more powerful national defense, the Colombian Air Force prepares his departure for the international exercise of world's most demanding dogfight : Red Flag 2018, whose headquarters will be Nellis Air Force Base United States located in Las Vegas.
The preparation stage had training, exercises and participation of various fighter squadrons, intelligence, transportation and training of the Air Force, as well as support logistics Aeronautics and services to integrate a team that will get moving autonomously Squadrons 111 to 811 Combat and transport, to US territory from July 2 on a flight over 3250 kilometers from Colombia.
The starting point will be the Air Combat Command No. 3 based in Malambo, Atlántico, where 130 members of the Air Force officers and NCOs, will carry with pride the responsibility of representing a country whose military forces are positioned as one of the most prepared in the world. His first stop will be in Tucson, Arizona, home of the 12th US Air Force, where KC767 made Kfir and Exercise "Lightning 3" aircraft A-10 and F16 Air National Guard Arizona.
Subsequently, the Colombian fighter aircraft will move with the plane KC767 tanker to Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, where the July 20 will start the 2018-3 edition of "Red Flag" with participation of the US Air Force , Australia, UK, Netherlands and Colombia, as well as the designation of Brazil and Greece as observers.
The Kfir and KC767 Colombian Air Force planes carried out simulations of aerial combat, integrating elements combined combat with other countries and defense missions airspace, interacting with fighter jets F16, F18 and EA18, electronic warfare E3 , MQ9 unmanned aircraft, helicopters and airplanes multipurpose HH60 / KC135 tanker, C130, CV 22 Osprey among others, which will demonstrate the capabilities of this group of men who were decisive for the peace of Colombia.
The departure ceremony will be presided over by the Minister of National Defense and will take place at the Air Base of Malambo, Atlántico, this June 29 at 4:30 pm, will be attended by the military high command, Commander Colombian Air force, General Carlos Eduardo Bueno Vargas and crews to leave for the United States.


Seem weird for the UK and Australia to come back, as they did 18-1.

Edit: Just noticed that it doesn't say Belgians!...….
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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My guess is that the six RAAF F/A-18A that did Maple Flag will move to Nellis for Red Flag? That said however, it might just be RAAF transports involved but the Hornet theory does make sense.
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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One question,,Did the 18-3 Exercise get shortened?
I had initially read that it was going top be from July 13th to August 03,Now the Flying schedule show July 23 to August 03.
I`m flummoxed as I set my first vacation for the 15th,,

Hoping it`s just a typo,,but
Phil
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