173rd Fighter Wing

173rd FW ‘Eagle Driver’ becomes the first ANG fighter pilot selected to be a Thunderbird demonstration pilot

173rd FW ‘Eagle Driver’ becomes the first ANG fighter pilot selected to be a Thunderbird demonstration pilot

First ANG Thunderbird pilot The US Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, known as the “Thunderbirds”, recently announced the latest addition… Read More

10 months ago

USAF to convert F-15C Formal Training Unit at Kingsley Field into a third F-35A FTU, drops F-15EX schoolhouse project to replace Oregon National Guard Eagles

The decision to place the F-35A training squadron at Kingsley Field supersedes the previous announcement in 2020 that placed the… Read More

12 months ago

F-15D Eagle Skids Off the Runway into Canal at Kingsley Field, pilot exits the aircraft safely

A USAF F-15D Eagle departed the runway during landing at approximately 3:15 p.m. on May 15, 2023 at Kingsley Field… Read More

1 year ago

14 F-15 Eagle fighters from Kadena air base have reached Kingsley Field. The jets were ‘Code-1’ within 24-hours of their arrival.

The 173rd Fighter Wing will send seven of the F-15 Eagle fighter jets to guard units in California, Massachusetts, and… Read More

1 year ago

‘We are going to be flying the F-15EX soon and it’s going to be awesome!’ 173rd FW Commander on transition from F-15C to F-15EX

It was announced in August 2020 that the 173rd Fighter Wing will begin transitioning as the F-15EX formal training unit… Read More

3 years ago

USAF ACTIVATES NEW F-15C TRAINING SQUADRON TO INCREASE PRODUCTION OF EAGLE DRIVERS

To achieve this goal the Air Force has activated 550th Fighter Squadron at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls On Ju.… Read More

7 years ago