They say a picture is worth a 1000 words. Look at the pictures below and let us know if you agree!

An F-16 Falcon crew chief almost disappears in the intake during pre-flight inspection at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. The F-16 belongs to Ohio Air National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing who brought about 150 personnel to MacDill for a two week exercise. What are they looking for?


Photo taken by Tech. Sgt. Nic Kuetemeyer, U.S. Air National Guard


In a surreal setting, US Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Airman Ashley Linares, on the misty flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), verifying information with the central charging pad operator. The Nimitz is at sea getting ready for the Board of Inspection and Survey getting ready to deploy in 2017. Ok, who knows what the ‘central charging pad operator’ is? Comment below.

Photo taken by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Cole Schroeder, US Navy


Multiple U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallions takeoff during a “Max Launch” demonstration at Marine Corps Air Station New River, Feb. 3, 2017. The reason for this spectacular display of Marine Corps aviation prowess was to celebrate a rarely achieved maintenance goal of having all aircraft operational at one time.

US Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallions take a during a Max Launch

Photo by US Marine Corps

Featured image of storied Coast Guard Helicopter CG 1426 ‘landing on water’ by US Coast Guard


This article is courtesy of Fighter Sweep.