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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Colombian AF states on their website: “In the facilities of the Combat Air Command No. 1, training was started in general English and specialized aeronautical English of seventy-four officers and NCOs of the Colombian Air Force, who will participate in the international exercise "Red Flag 2018", to be made in the United States.
From April 3 to August 4, the staff of pilots, flight technicians and crew belonging to the Combat Air Command No. 1 and Air Transport Military Command, will expand their knowledge in the general English language and aeronautical phraseology, increasing the linguistic skills required for the mastery of a second language.
This will allow the personnel that will participate in this important air combat exercise to communicate and interact appropriately with members of the other countries. In this way, the Aeronautical Education Headquarters, through the Postgraduate School, promotes the knowledge and mastery of a second language, in favor of the personal development of each individual and in compliance with the institutional objectives.” (google translated)
So, Colombian AF personnel will be training from just _after_ RF2018-2 until exactly the day after RF2018-3. I’d say that pretty strong circumstantial evidence.
And CJ probably has the best connections available...
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It’s even on the scramble FB page...
I don't do Facebook.... :wink:

But thanks for the confirmation, even if this is terrible news!
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Big question is: when will they arrive in the US? (Actually beginning of April, or will they first do english lessons?) but that's not Red Flag related.....

Oz (being there late April ;-) )
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Too bad for the Kfirs at RF18-2. Everything booked for me so I go anyway. Any RF should do it. Even though RF18-1 may be one of the best ever due to participants list.
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EF-18G Growler caught fire on take off. Pulled off runway sharpish. Crew safely out
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Starfighter_F-104G wrote:EF-18G Growler caught fire on take off. Pulled off runway sharpish. Crew safely out
American or Australian?

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Noted this morning around 0800
Raaf 6Sq
305,306 spec. C/s, 310,311
VAQ135. NL-520 spec. Mks, NL-522, NL-523 and NL-524
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warbird_nl wrote:
Starfighter_F-104G wrote:EF-18G Growler caught fire on take off. Pulled off runway sharpish. Crew safely out
American or Australian?

Sander
1 of the RAAF and it was not the color bird.
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K2G wrote:Noted this morning around 0800
Raaf 6Sq
305,306 spec. C/s, 310,311
VAQ135. NL-520 spec. Mks, NL-522, NL-523 and NL-524
168938/NL-524/VAQ-135 last noted Oct 17

edit....my mistake read the photo wrong, oops
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A46-311 mishap Growler
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Red Flag 18-1
B-1B DY 9BS 85-0087, 86-0097, 86-0124, 85-0089/489BG yel/red
C-130J RAF ZH870
EC-130H DM 73-1584
HC-130J FT 71RQS 11-5725, 12-5768, 13-5782
E7 RAAF A30-002
E-3 OK 76-1607, 80-0137
E-8 GA 95-0121
EA-18G NL VAQ-135 520/168937 color, 522/168940, 523/?, 524/?
EA-18G RAAF A46-305, A46-306 color, A46-310, A46-311 burnt on runway Jan 27
F-15C Portland 123FS 78-0470, 78-0532, 80-0024, 82-0016, 84-0003, 84-0021, 84-0026, 85-0106
F-15E SJ 335FS 87-0171, 87-0175, 87-0196, 87-0199, 88-1676, 88-1683, 88-1696, 88-1708, 89-0471, 89-0475, 89-0476, 89-0477, 89-0493, 89-0498, 89-0502, + 1?
F-16 SW 55FS 91-0355, 91-0381, 91-0384, 91-0385, 93-0532, 93-0546, 55FS/93-0550, 94-0045, 97-0110, 97-0111,
F-16 SW 77FS 91-0371, 01-7052
F-16 SW unm 91-0356, 96-0084
F-16 SW blue 94-0049/9AF, + 1 multi
F-16C Vermont 134FS 86-0046d, 86-0288, 86-0309, 86-0328, 86-0336 color, 86-0363,86-0365,87-0223, 87-0312, 87-0322, 87-0326
F-22A FF 04-4067, 04-4082?/149FS, 08-4155, 08-4161, 08-4163, 08-4166, 08-4169, 09-4180, 09-4182, 09-4186, 09-4189, 10-4192?/192FW
FGR4 RAF 308/ZK308, 313/ZK313, ZK318 only one w/sq mks, 346/ZK346, 354/ZK354, 361/ZK361, nm/ZK364
HH-60G FT 55RQS 89-26196, 89-26199, 90-26222, 97-26774
AP-3 RAAF 1 plane
RC-135 OF 64-14848
KC3 RAF ZZ335
KC-135 McConnell 59-1462, 62-3554
KC-135 Fairchild 59-1470
KC-135 D 63-7999

non RF
F-16C CO 120FS 86-0338, 86-0358, 86-0370, 87-0229, 87-0241, 88-0401
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EOR1 wrote:Red Flag 18-1
B-1B DY 9BS 85-0087, 86-0097, 86-0124, 85-0089/489BG yel/red
C-130J RAF ZH870
EC-130H DM 73-1584
HC-130J FT 71RQS 11-5725, 12-5768, 13-5782
E7 RAAF A30-002
E-3 OK 76-1607, 80-0137
E-8 GA 95-0121
EA-18G NL VAQ-135 520/168937 color, 522/168940, 523/?, 524/?
EA-18G RAAF A46-305, A46-306 color, A46-310, A46-311 burnt on runway Jan 27
F-15C Portland 123FS 78-0470, 78-0532, 80-0024, 82-0016, 84-0003, 84-0021, 84-0026, 85-0106
F-15E SJ 335FS 87-0171, 87-0175, 87-0196, 87-0199, 88-1676, 88-1683, 88-1696, 88-1708, 89-0471, 89-0475, 89-0476, 89-0477, 89-0493, 89-0498, 89-0502, + 1?
F-16 SW 55FS 91-0355, 91-0381, 91-0384, 91-0385, 93-0532, 93-0546, 55FS/93-0550, 94-0045, 97-0110, 97-0111,
F-16 SW 77FS 91-0371, 01-7052
F-16 SW unm 91-0356, 96-0084
F-16 SW blue 94-0049/9AF, + 1 multi
F-16C Vermont 134FS 86-0046d, 86-0288, 86-0309, 86-0328, 86-0336 color, 86-0363,86-0365,87-0223, 87-0312, 87-0322, 87-0326
F-22A FF 04-4067, 04-4082?/149FS, 08-4155, 08-4161, 08-4163, 08-4166, 08-4169, 09-4180, 09-4182, 09-4186, 09-4189, 10-4192?/192FW
FGR4 RAF 308/ZK308, 313/ZK313, ZK318 only one w/sq mks, 346/ZK346, 354/ZK354, 361/ZK361, nm/ZK364
HH-60G FT 55RQS 89-26196, 89-26199, 90-26222, 97-26774
AP-3 RAAF 1 plane
RC-135 OF 64-14848
KC3 RAF ZZ335
KC-135 McConnell 59-1462, 62-3554
KC-135 Fairchild 59-1470
KC-135 D 63-7999

non RF
F-16C CO 120FS 86-0338, 86-0358, 86-0370, 87-0229, 87-0241, 88-0401
Hello Bruce,

Saw your photos at flickr, can you explain what the OK ANG F-16 are doing at Nellis?

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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Believe the OKs did green flag.

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Re: Red Flag 2018

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EOR1 wrote:Red Flag 18-1
B-1B DY 9BS 85-0087, 86-0097, 86-0124, 85-0089/489BG yel/red
C-130J RAF ZH870
EC-130H DM 73-1584
HC-130J FT 71RQS 11-5725, 12-5768, 13-5782
E7 RAAF A30-002
E-3 OK 76-1607, 80-0137
E-8 GA 95-0121
EA-18G NL VAQ-135 520/168937 color, 522/168940, 523/?, 524/?
EA-18G RAAF A46-305, A46-306 color, A46-310, A46-311 burnt on runway Jan 27
F-15C Portland 123FS 78-0470, 78-0532, 80-0024, 82-0016, 84-0003, 84-0021, 84-0026, 85-0106
F-15E SJ 335FS 87-0171, 87-0175, 87-0196, 87-0199, 88-1676, 88-1683, 88-1696, 88-1708, 89-0471, 89-0475, 89-0476, 89-0477, 89-0493, 89-0498, 89-0502, + 1?
F-16 SW 55FS 91-0355, 91-0381, 91-0384, 91-0385, 93-0532, 93-0546, 55FS/93-0550, 94-0045, 97-0110, 97-0111,
F-16 SW 77FS 91-0371, 01-7052
F-16 SW unm 91-0356, 96-0084
F-16 SW blue 94-0049/9AF, + 1 multi
F-16C Vermont 134FS 86-0046d, 86-0288, 86-0309, 86-0328, 86-0336 color, 86-0363,86-0365,87-0223, 87-0312, 87-0322, 87-0326
F-22A FF 04-4067, 04-4082?/149FS, 08-4155, 08-4161, 08-4163, 08-4166, 08-4169, 09-4180, 09-4182, 09-4186, 09-4189, 10-4192?/192FW
FGR4 RAF 308/ZK308, 313/ZK313, ZK318 only one w/sq mks, 346/ZK346, 354/ZK354, 361/ZK361, nm/ZK364
HH-60G FT 55RQS 89-26196, 89-26199, 90-26222, 97-26774
AP-3 RAAF 1 plane
RC-135 OF 64-14848
KC3 RAF ZZ335
KC-135 McConnell 59-1462, 62-3554
KC-135 Fairchild 59-1470
KC-135 D 63-7999

non RF
F-16C CO 120FS 86-0338, 86-0358, 86-0370, 87-0229, 87-0241, 88-0401
Hi EOR1

Add.
93-0540/SW Multi
I read also. F-15E 88-1695. (but not 88-1696). Saturday morning only 14 F-15E's were outside.
There was an eight Typhoon inside the hangar
I can confirm F-22A. 04-4082 marked "149 FS"
I read F-22A 08-4159 (but not 08-4169)!

I hope you can confirm the coming days 88-1695 and 08-4159, or not !

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SJ 88-1695 it is, oops
same with the FF, 159 not 169, oops again
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