crownvic
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WOW Red Flag Excersises In LAS!

Mon Aug 04, 2008 11:25 pm

Has anyone been monitoring whats been going in and out of LAS and Nellis AFB in Vegas! Brazilian Airforce 707, IL-76, AN 124 and lots more! There is a great video on You Tube of the 707 and a B-52 takeoff as well..Just type in Red Flag 08-03 and check it out!
 
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RE: WOW Red Flag Excersises In LAS!

Sat Aug 09, 2008 12:18 am

Yep...they're getting our support out there too. I wish I was going...but alas, my squadron wasn't tasked.
 
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RE: WOW Red Flag Excersises In LAS!

Sat Aug 09, 2008 6:52 am

I have some airline layovers in LAS next week. I'm hoping to do some photography off the end of the runway. The media tour on the 13th filled up early in July.

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RE: WOW Red Flag Excersises In LAS!

Sat Aug 09, 2008 9:35 am

Any pics on these exercises....The IAF have some Aircraft there too.
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RE: WOW Red Flag Excersises In LAS!

Sat Aug 09, 2008 9:58 am

Some stuff,
http://www.nellis.af.mil/photos/index.asp

http://www.nellis.af.mil/library/flyingoperations.asp

Some great pics and some videos across the pages of this forum;
http://www.fencecheck.com/forums/index.php/topic,16368.0.html

Including an IAF section in this file, Hawk;
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kriss22photos/

[Edited 2008-08-09 03:02:50]
 
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RE: WOW Red Flag Excersises In LAS!

Sat Aug 09, 2008 2:45 pm



Quoting F4wso (Reply 2):
I have some airline layovers in LAS next week.

I have seen reroutes as far as 200 miles away from LAS or BLD. One flight RNO-PHX was rerouted clear out over GMN.

Seems the restricted areas might be a little more restricted than usual.
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RE: WOW Red Flag Excersises In LAS!

Sat Aug 09, 2008 6:17 pm



Quoting SlamClick (Reply 5):
I have seen reroutes as far as 200 miles away from LAS or BLD. One flight RNO-PHX was rerouted clear out over GMN.

GMN = greymouth, NZ.... heck of a reroute ???
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RE: WOW Red Flag Excersises In LAS!

Sat Aug 09, 2008 8:56 pm



Quoting GDB (Reply 4):
Some great pics and some videos across the pages of this forum;
http://www.fencecheck.com/forums/ind....html

Perhaps a little off topic. But that's a great web site for airplane photos.
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RE: WOW Red Flag Excersises In LAS!

Sun Aug 10, 2008 1:23 am



Quoting ZANL188 (Reply 6):
GMN = greymouth, NZ.... heck of a reroute ???

So fuel plan accordingly!

Okay, maybe it was Gorman VOR at the top of the Grapevine.
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