Up close and personal with military aircraft from around the world at the Air Force’s largest and most important combat training exercise.
Among the spectacular performances: The USAF Thunderbirds, the Patriots Jet Team, the Present Day Air-to-Air Demonstration F-15s and F-16s, the A-10 West Coast Demonstration Team and flybys by a B-1, a B-2 and a B-25.
Captain Eric Ziegler was unable to eject before his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed during a training exercise Tuesday night, according to Air Force officials. He leaves behind a wife and 9-month-old daughter.
NYCAviation was on-hand as Nellis Air Force base hosted one of its Red Flag training exercises on Tuesday.