Death Rattlers at Lajes 03.10.2022 MIL

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Death Rattlers at Lajes 03.10.2022 MIL

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On the 3rd of October, the following 8 Death Rattlers F-18C arrived from Aviano. They departed on the 5th Westbound

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KC-10 85-0029 and 86-0029 were used as tankers and landed here as well.
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Re: Death Rattlers at Lajes 03.10.2022 MIL

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You definitely were at the right spot at the right time! :bday: :lol:

Nice pictures by the way!
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Re: Death Rattlers at Lajes 03.10.2022 MIL

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Cool to see a Miramar based sq halfway around the world showing the colors. 323 did an especially great job on their CAG bird. Note the diamonds on the fin flash show 3-2-3. IIRC, the Death Rattlers will be the last USMC squadron flying the legacy Hornet.
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Re: Death Rattlers at Lajes 03.10.2022 MIL

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Nice pictures.
Isn't this an EP-3A, behind Hornet 405 ?
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FredL wrote: 10 Oct 2022, 18:50 Nice pictures.
Isn't this an EP-3A, behind Hornet 405 ?
Indeed. It arrived from Rota on the 2nd but it went tech, so it remained on the ground for a few days.
It's 160764.
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