Holloman AFB Event to Feature Variety

May 01, 2014 No Comments by

Via The Las Cruces Sun-News

Aerial acts and more than 400 aircraft will be on static display at the 2014 Holloman Air Force Base Open House, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 10.

Aerial acts at the base, near Alamogordo, N.M., include the Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor demonstration team with a Heritage Flight at 11:15 a.m. and 3:15 p.m., North American P-51D Mustang and flybys from the General Atomics MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper, the Northrop T-38 Talon, the Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon, German Air Force Panavia Tornado and more scheduled throughout the day.

Aircraft on static display include the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II, Lockheed AC-130W Stinger II, Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle, McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender, the Boeing C-17 Globemaster and more.

The 49th Wing’s famed Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk will also be on display. Holloman was the only home of the F-117 from 1992 to 2006. The aircraft took part in Operation Allied Force in 1999 and Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.

Photo of AC-130W by U.S. Air Force

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