25 amazing photos of US Air Force
• 25 amazing photos of US Air Force
A selection of the best shots from photos that the US Air Force published for the press and the public.
KC-135 "Stratotanker" of the 190th unit of the National Guard of Kansas tanker is preparing to refuel fighter-bombers, F / A-18 "Hornet" during a flight from Japan to the United States.
Major US Air Force J. R. Williams, No. 6 of the "Tanderberds" over the air base Pease, New Hampshire, August 14, 2011.
F-16 squadrons from the exponential "Tanderberds" demonstrate aerobatics at an air show "Legacy of Liberty" at Holloman AFB, New Mexico, October 8, 2011. The main task of the squadron - to show the possibilities of modern combat aircraft, and the level of training of pilots.
The fighter 920 th Rescue Wing bases Patrick, Florida, jumps on board the tanker HC-130P / N, November 4, 2011. Rescue teams are intended for selection of pilots and evacuation in the most remote corners of the world by air, water or land.
B-2 "Spirit" flies over the field, where the 98th football championship "Rose Bowl", January 2, 2012, in Pasadena, California.
Staff Sergeant of the 31st Rescue Squadron Air Force Jacob Schaumberg coming on board the helicopter HH-60 "Pave Hawk" during a joint exercise off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, September 1, 2011. The program of exercises were of search and rescue, close air support, naval defensive and offensive maneuvers.
Fighter F-15E "Strike Eagle" resets decoys, Afghanistan, November 12, 2008. Fighter is part of the 391 th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron based at Bagram Airfield.
Fighters F-16 "Fighting Falcon" from the 8 th and 419 th air wings demonstrate "progress elephant" on the runway during a training exercise at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, December 2, 2011. The aim of the exercise was to determine whether the airfield capable equipment to quickly prepare the aircraft for a combat mission.
F-16 fighters "Fighting Falcon" from the 4th Fighter Squadron refueling over Jordan, October 17, 2011. Each year, the country, which is in service with the F-16, take part in competitions "Eager Tiger Falcon Air Meet".
Senior Technician Justin Evans, unit commander of the 60th logistics unit with the wheel of the aircraft C-5 "Geleksi" Travis Air Force Base, California, October 6, 2011.
Aircraft from "Tanderberds" show aerobatics over Falcon Stadium after the graduation ceremony of the 1046 second lieutenant.
Major Aaron Jelinek of the airbase Pease US National Guard during an air show, August 14, 2011. Jelinek - the best pilot of the "Tanderberds" group.
The crew in the cargo hold of the aircraft C-130 "Hercules" reset humanitarian aid to the island Fe, part of Micronesia. "Operation Christmas reset", December 12, 2011
A-10 attack aircraft "Thunderbolt II" of Afghanistan, Aug. 18, 2011. Well, it is the famous 30-mm cannon GAU-8 / A "Avenger" This weapon is capable of producing 3,900 rounds per minute and is designed to destroy ground targets, including tanks.
The first 15 UAV Block 40 "Global Hawk" is demonstrated by Northrop Grumman and the US Air Force in Palmdale, California, June 25, 2011. The new UAV is equipped with advanced radar MP-RTIP, able to detect, track and identify stationary and moving targets.
A-10 attack aircraft "Thunderbolt II" of Afghanistan, Aug. 18, 2011. IA-10, and his 30-millimeter gun was accepted for service in 1977. gun weight is 16% of the weight of the entire aircraft.
F-15 "Strike Eagle" 390th Fighter Squadron Air Base Mountain Home, Idaho, conducts trial run afterburner at the airport 4 Wing Cold Lake, Canada, June 9, 2099. Joint exercise "Maple Flag 42" provide an opportunity to develop cooperation in the NATO air and ground combat.
Staff Sergeant USAF Peter Jensen on board a cargo plane C-17 "Globemaster III", 30 September 2011. Jensen and Durga crew C-17 dropped 40 packages of supplies to a remote outpost in Afghanistan. air delivery can reduce the number of convoys passing through dangerous areas.
Aerobatic team "Tanderberds" on the F-16 performs at an airshow "Legacy of Liberty", 8 October 2011.
Captain Lovell Smith and Lt. John P. Richter after the first refueling in the world in the air, in June 1923, the airfield Rockwell.
F-16 fighters "Fighting Falcon" performs evasive action and resets decoys over Iraq, November 9, 2011.
Nine F-16 fighter preparing for take-off, Shaw AFB, South Carolina, January 10, 2012. In South Carolina, it was launched 55th expeditionary squadron of 12 F-16s and 250 personnel.
Tactical long-range bomber F-111 "Aarduork", also used as an aircraft electronic warfare and reconnaissance. F-111 have been completely decommissioned in 1998.
F-16A "Fighting Falcon", and F-15E "Strike Eagle" flying over burning oil rig in Kuwait. "Operation Desert Storm".
F-15E "Strike Eagle" in Afghanistan, October 6, 2011.