Category: tanker ride

Frisian Flag April 2018, Leeuwarden AB/Netherlands and EART 2018

  The 2018 edition of Frisian Flag was conducted between April 9th to April 20th, 2018 at Leeuwarden AB in the North of the Netherlands. The participating refueling aircraft were stationed at the NATO Base Eindhoven and belonged to...

Pitch Black 2016, Part 2 – Operations

Run over the first three weeks of August, Exercise Pitch Black 2016 ran a “Media Embed Program” for the benefit of local and international media organisations, during the exercise. PHOTORECON was privileged to be invited to participate. Briefings were...

Air Force Reserve Tankers

When most people read about Military units, the lime light is usually thrown upon the warrior types. In the United States Air Force, the stories normally fall on the fighter pilots and bomber crews, or the adventure types such...

Red Flag 14-3

The 3rd and the last RED FLAG U.S. Air Force exercise of 2014 has ended. It’s July in Las Vegas, Nevada and it’s hot, really hot and humid, as weather was blowing up from the Gulf of California in...

Red Flag 14-2 Concludes

The second of a planned three Red Flags for 2014 has come to a close as Red Flag 14-2 concluded on March 14th. This Red Flag was dominated by F-15’s and F-16’s from five different countries which included Belgium,...