As the sun begins to set at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oregon Air National Guard Lt. Col. Nick Rutgers, assigned to the 123rd Fighter Squadron, 142nd Fighter Wing, prepares his F-15 Eagle for a late day sortie, June 8, 2017. Over 120 Oregon Air guardsmen are supporting the Weapons Instructor Course during their three-week duty assignment.” – US Air Force

Interesting video of F-15 night takeoff

Featured image of F-15 pilot Lt. Col. Nick Rutgers by Master Sgt. John Hughel, US Air Force

 

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