F-15E, F-22A, F-16C, F-35A


By Dario Leone
Jan 20 2017
Share this article

335th FS F-15E Strike Eagle will fly alongside a 94th FS F-22 Raptor, 58th FS F-35 Lightning II and a 55th FS F-16 Fighting Falcon

Capt. Skyler Collins and Maj. Caleb Edmondson, 335th Fighter Squadron (FS) F-15E Strike Eagle pilot and weapons systems officer (WSO), were selected as the primary F-15E aircrew team for President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony.

Collins and Edmondson conducted practice runs, Jan. 19, 2017, in the skies over Seymour Johnson Air Force Base (AFB), North Carolina to prepare for tomorrow’s swearing-in of the nation’s new president, .

As you can see in the interesting photos in this post, the Strike Eagle will fly alongside a 94th FS F-22 Raptor from Langley AFB, Virginia; a 58th FS F-35 Lightning II from Eglin AFB, Florida; and a 55th FS F-16 Fighting Falcon from Shaw AFB, South Carolina.

“The Chiefs are honored to participate in the flyover of the inauguration of our new commander in chief,” said Lt. Col. Brandon Johnson, 335th FS commander. “It is a historic opportunity to showcase Air Force air power.”

Photo credit: Airman Shawna L. Keyes / U.S. Air Force

Share this article

Dario Leone

Dario Leone

Dario Leone is an aviation, defense and military writer. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviation Geek Club” one of the world’s most read military aviation blogs. His writing has appeared in The National Interest and other news media. He has reported from Europe and flown Super Puma and Cougar helicopters with the Swiss Air Force.

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Share this article

Share this article
Share this article

Always up to date! News and offers delivered directly to you!

Get the best aviation news, stories and features from The Aviation Geek Club in our newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox.

Error: Contact form not found.

Share this article
Back to top
My Agile Privacy
This website uses technical and profiling cookies. Clicking on "Accept" authorises all profiling cookies. Clicking on "Refuse" or the X will refuse all profiling cookies. By clicking on "Customise" you can select which profiling cookies to activate. In addition, this site installs Google Analytics in version 4 (GA4) with anonymous data transmission via proxy. By giving your consent, the data will be sent anonymously, thus protecting your privacy. We and our selected ad partners can store and/or access information on your device, such as cookies, unique identifiers, browsing data. You can always choose the specific purposes related to profiling by accessing the advertising preferences panel, and you can always withdraw your consent at any time by clicking on "Manage consent" at the bottom of the page.

List of some possible advertising permissions:

You can consult: our list of advertising partners, the Cookie Policy and the Privacy Policy.
Warning: some page functionalities could not work due to your privacy choices