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Re: Red Flag 2018

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144 FW F-15's will be attending Red Flag 18-2

Source: http://www.144fw.ang.af.mil/Portals/40/ ... 202018.pdf

"Then in March 2018 we will be attending Red Flag 18-2 at Nellis AFB. Again we will be flying all Blue Air and this time fighting against the 64th Aggressor Squadron from Nellis. This will be another opportunity to fly FI sorties with F-22s but this time in a Large Force Employment (LFE) scenario and against the robust threat array of the Nevada Test and Training Range.
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Ridgeback wrote:144 FW F-15's will be attending Red Flag 18-2

Source: http://www.144fw.ang.af.mil/Portals/40/ ... 202018.pdf

"Then in March 2018 we will be attending Red Flag 18-2 at Nellis AFB. Again we will be flying all Blue Air and this time fighting against the 64th Aggressor Squadron from Nellis. This will be another opportunity to fly FI sorties with F-22s but this time in a Large Force Employment (LFE) scenario and against the robust threat array of the Nevada Test and Training Range.
I see a problem with this..... Theirs no F22 Squadrons on the list for 18-2 at this point? (Can I hope for Hawaii ones?)
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Nellis also flies the 22s....
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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EOR1 wrote:SJ 88-1695 it is, oops
same with the FF, 159 not 169, oops again
getting old sucks!
Thanks

Do you (or somebody else) know already the id of the RAAF AP-3C.
Number is on (inside) of the Nose Wheel Door and probably visible during landing.
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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A9-657

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Re: Red Flag 2018

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raameagle wrote:A9-657

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Thanks....... RIAT 2002 )-:
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Anybody has any info on the mission times for RF 18-2? Is it a day-day RF or just like last year a day-night RF? (Launch around 1300lt and recovery from 1500lt for the first mission of the day)

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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Noted last week the following additional RF participants:

Typhoon: ZK304 (on 3 Feb)
F-15 OR ANG: 84-0030 (on 3 and 8 Feb)
F-16 VT ANG: 86-0262 (on 8 Feb)
F-22 FF: 08-4153 (on 3 and 8 Feb), 09-4185 (on 3 Feb), 09-4181 (on 8 Feb).

Also flying during the RF mission (they also flew in the morning):

T-38 RA: 68-8201, 68-8165, 67-14844, 68-8197, 68-8195.

Also the AV F-16s arrived for Green Flag.

Jan-Pieter Bergmans.
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Currently inbound is ASY449 Heavy, C17A A41-210.
Yesterday a KC30A A39-004 landed McCarra ,and another C17 most likely also landed McCarran, that was A41-207.
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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AK01 wrote:Currently inbound is ASY449 Heavy, C17A A41-210.
Yesterday a KC30A A39-004 landed McCarra ,and another C17 most likely also landed McCarran, that was A41-207.
Pieter,
A41-207 ended up in Greenville, TX
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Is there flying on weekends furing red flag? wasplaning to go to red flag 18-2 from the 9th which is the first day to the 11th.
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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No clue about nowadays.
Long ago in 93 when I left LasVegas on a Saturday we witnessed s launch in the afternoon of around 80 aircraft.
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Nowadays no Red Flag launchs on weekends, only transports or ferry exceptionally.
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Thanks for answering. So if I went the first Monday (12th) would it be at full swing? If so, at what time does d launches/recoveries occur, and from what I know this exercise will coincide with Green Flag 18-05 so is there also different launching times from red flag?
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Re: Red Flag 2018

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Pieter,
The good old days of back to back RFs where the Saturday and Sunday would see a mass swap-over of aircraft as one RF ended and another began :-)
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