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AH-64D's @ Kiwa

Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:27 pm

So I live about 9 Mi to the southeast of KIWA directly under the approach path. Since yesterday there has been a steady stream of AH-64D's and AH-64X (without Longbow dome) at intervals of about 10 mins shooting approaches into Gateway. Haven't seen this type of Apache activity that I can remember here. Tried to get a look thru my binos but couldn't make out any markings.

Cool to see nevertheless!
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RE: AH-64D's @ Kiwa

Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:16 am

The AZNG has AH-64D's. Just for your SA, AH-64D is the same with or without the radome   The series designation applies to both. Enjoy the sounds of freedom.

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RE: AH-64D's @ Kiwa

Sat Sep 24, 2011 2:49 pm

Thanks Longbow. Loving the sound of Blackhawks buzzing my house right now at 1000ft on their way to Florence! Nice of the crew chief to wave back!
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RE: AH-64D's @ Kiwa

Sun Sep 25, 2011 8:56 pm

Doesn't Boeing have a mod facility at IWA?
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