Beaufort MCAS (SC) (KNBC) Merritt Field

RWY 05/23,10/28, 14/32, 18/36     POS 32°28'50"N 080°43'10"W     ELEV 37 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-31

VMFA-115 F/A-18C Silver Eagles VE-xx


VMFA(AW)-224 F/A-18D Flying Bengals WK-xx


VMFA-312 F/A-18C/D Checkerboards DR-2xx


VMFAT-501 F-35B Warlords VM-xx


VMFAT-502 F-35B Nightmares WF-5xx


VMFA(AW)-533 F/A-18D Hawks ED-xx
MCAS Beaufort

H&HS UC-12M 5B
The Italian Navy has received (till now) two F-35Bs destined to join the Gruppo Aerei Imbarcati (GRUPEAR). The first two examples were flown to MCAS Beaufort (SC) to operate within Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 (VMFAT 501 'Warlords') in the training role.

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) plans to activate a second adversary aircraft squadron at Beaufort MCAS in 2023. The unit name will be VMFT-402 F-and will fly the 5N+/F-5F+

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One of the main bases of the USMC is MCAS Beaufort in South Carolina. Four F/A-18 squadrons and two F-35s squadrons can be found here. VMFA(AW)-533 flying the F/A-18 is one of those squadrons

(El Centro, October 2012, Ton van Schaik)

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) plans to activate a second adversary aircraft squadron at Beaufort MCAS in 2023. The unit name will be VMFT-402 F-and will fly the 5N+/F-5F+

(Yuma, 2018, Roel Reijne)

Camp Pendleton MCB (CA) (KNFG) Munn Field

RWY 03/21     POS 33°18'04"N 117°21'19"W     ELEV 78 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-39

HMLA-169 UH-1Y
AH-1Z
Vipers SN-xx


HMLA-267 UH-1Y
AH-1Z
Stingers UV-xx


HMLA-369 UH-1Y
AH-1Z
Gunfighters SM-xx


HMLA-469 UH-1Y
AH-1Z
Vengeance SE-xx


VMM-364 MV-22B Purple Foxes PF-xx


VMM-164 MV-22B Knightriders YT-xx


HMLA/T-303 UH-1Y
AH-1Z
Atlas QT-xx
MAG-41

VMU-4 RQ-21A Evil Eyes


HMLA-775 AH-1Z
UH-1Y
Coyotes WR-xx
WR-xx
MCAS Camp Pendleton

H&HS UC-12W

The CH-53E is the prime heavy lift helicopter of the Marines.

(El Centro, March 2018, Marcel van Bielder)

Twin Hueys are the ride to the battlefield for many Marines. With the advent of the UH-1Y this will probably continue for a couple of decades.

(Yuma, March 2013, Frits Jongerman)

Cherry Point MCAS (NC) (KNKT) Cunningham Field

RWY 05L/23R, 05R/23L, 14L/32R, 14R/32L     POS 34°54'11"N 076°52'50"W     ELEV 29 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-14

VMA-223 AV-8B
AV-8B+
AV-8B+(R)
TAV-8B
TAV-8B+
Bulldogs WP-xx


VMA-231 AV-8B
AV-8B+
AV-8B+(R)
Ace of Spades CG-xx


VMFA-251 to F-35C Thunderbolts DW-xxx


VMA-542 AV-8B
AV-8B+
AV-8B+(R)
Flying Tigers WH-xx


VMGR-252 KC-130J Heavy Haulers BH-xx


VMU-2 RQ-21A Night Owls FF-xx
MAWTS-1

VMX-1 CH-53K Mihi Cura Futuri MV-00x
MCAS Cherry Point

H&HS UC-35D

KC-130Js are used in the dual tanker-transport role.

(Yuma, October 2014, Ian French)

The AV-8s now become endangered species while more and more F-35s are entering service at the USMC

(Yuma, 2018, Roel Reijne)

Edwards AFB (CA) (KEDW)

RWY 04/22, 06/24     POS 34°54'20"N 117°53'01"W     ELEV 2302 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAWTS-1

VMX-1 F-35B Mihi Cura Futuri MV-5.
F-35 Joint Operational Test Team (JOTT)

Fort Worth NAS JRB/Carswell Field (TX) (KNFW)

RWY 17/35     POS 32°46'09"N 097°26'29"W     ELEV 650 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-41

VMFA-112 F/A-18A++
F/A-18C
Cowboys MA-xx


VMGR-234 KC-130J Rangers QH-xxx


VMR-1 C-40A Roadrunners
2 aircraft on order

JB Andrews (MD) (KADW) NAF Washington (Camp Springs)

RWY 01L/19R, 01R/19L     POS 38°48'39"N 076°52'01"W     ELEV 279 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-49

VMR Det. UC-12M
UC-35D

Kaneohe Bay MCAF (HI) (PHNG) MCB Hawaii, Marion E. Carl Field

RWY 04/22     POS 21°27'17"N 157°46'20"W     ELEV 24 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-24

VMM-268 MV-22B Red Dragons YQ-xx


VMM-363 MV-22B Lucky Red Lions YZ-xx


VMU-3 MQ-9A Phantoms FZ-xx

The tropical island of Hawaii has beautiful nature but also a couple of these gems

(Yuma, March 2014, Stefan Goossens)

At this moment Yuma is the place to go to if you want to see F-35Bs.

(Nellis AFB, August 2019, Dan Stijovich)

McGuire Field (NJ) (KWRI) Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst

RWY 06/24, 18/36     POS 40°00'56"N 074°35'30"W     ELEV 131 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-49

HMH-772 CH-53E Flying Armadillos MT-4xx


HMLA-773 UH-1Y
Red Dogs / Cobras MP-xx


HMLA-773 Det.B AH-1Z Red Dogs / Cobras WG-4x

Miramar MCAS (CA) (KNKX)

RWY 06L/24R, 06R/24L     POS 32°52'07"N 117°08'35"W     ELEV 477 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-16

HMH-361 CH-53E Flying Tigers YN-xx


HMH-462 CH-53E Heavy Haulers YF-xx


HMH-465 CH-53E Warhorses YJ-xx


HMH-466 CH-53E Wolfpack YK-xx


VMM-161 MV-22B Greyhawks YR-xx


VMM-163 MV-22B Evil Eyes YP-xx


VMM-165 MV-22B White Knights YW-xx


VMM-362 MV-22B Ugly Angles YL-xx
MAG-41

VMM-764 MV-22B Moonlight ML-4xx
MAG-11

VMFA-232 F/A-18C Red Devils WT-xx


VMFA-314 F-35C Black Knights NG-3xx


VMFA-323 F/A-18C Death Rattlers WS-4xx


VMFAT-101 F/A-18A/B
F/A-18C/D
Sharpshooters SH-2xx


VMGR-352 KC-130J Raiders QB-xxx
MCAS Miramar

VMR-2 UC-12W
UC-35D
(5T)

NS Norfolk (VA) (KNGU) Chambers Field

RWY 10/28     POS 36°56'15"N 076°17'22"W     ELEV 17 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-42

VMM-774 MV-22B Wild Goose MQ-xx

New Orleans NAS JRB (LA) (KNBG) Alvin Callender Field

RWY 04/22, 14/32     POS 29°49'38"N 090°01'36"W     ELEV 2 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-49

HMLA-773 Det.A UH-1Y
Red Dogs MM-xx


MWHS-4 UC-35C
UC-12W
EZ

New River MCAS (NC) (KNCA) McCutcheon Field

RWY 01/19, 05/23     POS 34°42'31"N 077°26'23"W     ELEV 26 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-29

HMH-366 CH-53E Hammerheads HH-xx


HMH-461 CH-53K Iron Horses CJ-xx


HMH-464 CH-53E Condors EN-xx


HMLA-167 UH-1Y
AH-1Z
Warriors TV-xx


HMLA-269 UH-1Y
AH-1Z
Gun Runners HF-xx


HMHT-302
FRS
CH-53E Phoenix UT-xx
MAG-26

VMM-162 MV-22B Golden Eagles YS-xx


VMM-261 MV-22B Raging Bulls EM-xx


VMM-263 MV-22B Thunder Chickens EG-xx


VMM-266 MV-22B Fighting Griffins ES-xx


VMM-365 MV-22B Blue Knights YM-xx


VMMT-204 MV-22B Raptors GX-xx
MCAS New River

H&HS UC-12F 5D
HMLA-269 deactivated on 7-11-2022.

Quantico MCAF (VA) ( ) Turner Field

RWY 02/20     POS 38°30'13"N 077°18'18"W     ELEV 10 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
HMX-1

HMX-1 VH-3D
VH-60N
VH-92A
MV-22B
Nighthawks

Stewart/Intl (NY) (KSWF) Newburgh

RWY 09/27, 16/34     POS 41°30'15"N 074°06'17"W     ELEV 491 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAG-46

VMGR-452 KC-130J Yankees NY-xxx

Yuma MCAS-Yuma Intl (AZ) (KNYL)

RWY 03L/21R, 03R/21L, 08/26, 17/35     POS 32°39'24"N 114°36'22"W     ELEV 213 ft

Group Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Modex Badge
MAWTS-1

VMX-1 MV-22B
UH-1Y
AH-1Z
Mihi Cura Futuri MV-0x
MV-3x
MV-4x
MAG-13

VMFA-122 F-35B The Flying leathernecks DC-xx


VMFA-211 F-35B Wake Island Avengers CF-xx


VMFA-214 F-35B Black Sheep WE-xx


VMFA-225 F-35B Vikings CE-xx


VMFT-401 F-5N Snipers LS-xx


VMU-1 MQ-9A Watchdogs WG-xx
MCAS Yuma

H&HS UC-12F
5Y

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