Holloman Air Force Base

8th Fighter Squadron unveils F-16 Viper in sleek matte black color scheme honoring F-117 Nighthawk

8th Fighter Squadron unveils F-16 Viper in sleek matte black color scheme honoring F-117 Nighthawk

F-16 in sleek matte black color scheme honoring F-117 The 8th Fighter Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base (AFB) collaborated… Read More

3 weeks ago

Holloman receives Luke F-16 heritage jets with custom paint schemes as part of 49th Wing and 309th Fighter Squadron Fighting Falcon “block swap”

Holloman receives Luke F-16 heritage jets with custom paint schemes The 309th Fighter Squadron initiated an F-16 Fighting Falcon “block… Read More

1 year ago

B-1B Lancer completes successful JASSM external release demonstration

The flight culminates the B-1B expanded carriage demonstration that began with a modified internal bomb bay demo in 2019. The… Read More

4 years ago

That Time US Navy F-4s Scored Plenty of Kills against then Brand-New USAF F-15s in Mock Air Combat

Holloman had just received the new F-15A Eagle and didn't know how to use them yet, thus, the old hats… Read More

5 years ago

New video shows pair of F-117 Black Jet stealth fighters flying over Nevada

With the appearance of this video, it seems the final chapter in Black Jet's life has not yet been written… Read More

6 years ago

In the wake of A-29 fatal crash during flight testing, USAF terminates flying phase of OA-X competition

However the OA-X competition has not ended even though flying has ceased The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has terminated the… Read More

6 years ago

USAF kicks off second phase of OA-X competition

Pilots are flying the Sierra Nevada/Embraer A-29 Super Tucano and the Textron Aviation AT-6B Wolverine during a three-month, live-fly experiment… Read More

6 years ago

UFOs, Bandits and Martians: remembering the F-117 Nighthawk retirement

The F-117 Nighthawk was so secret that Nevada folklore labeled it a UFO It’s been 10 years since the F-117… Read More

6 years ago

RCAF CF-18s RECENTLY CONDUCTED DACT ENGAGEMENTS AGAINST HOLLOMAN’s F-16s

“We were able to take the F-16 (Fighting Falcons) and CF-18 (Hornets) and fly against each other in an environment… Read More

6 years ago

THE LAST JOINT MISSION BETWEEN A LUFTWAFFE TORNADO AND A HOLLOMAN F-16 MARKS THE END OF AN ERA

German Air Force mission at Holloman is to train Tornado aircrews through a basic weapons system course, instructor course and… Read More

7 years ago

SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OA-X “COMPETITION” CURRENTLY UNDERWAY AT HOLLOMAN AFB

During the month long experiment, Air Force pilots are flying basic surface attack missions in Textron Aviation’s AT-6 Wolverine turboprop… Read More

7 years ago

8th FS REACTIVATED AT HOLLOMAN AFB TO ALLEVIATE USAF FIGHTER PILOT SHORTAGE

8th FS mission it to train new F-16 pilots and requalifying former F-16 fighter pilots The Black Sheep of the… Read More

7 years ago

THE STORY OF AN ORDINARY DOGFIGHT IN THE SKIES OVER HANOI

After the mission, Latham discovered that two other MiG-21s were on their way to the dogfight but were misdirected On… Read More

7 years ago

THIS COOL INFOGRAPHIC GIVES YOU AN OVERVIEW ABOUT THE IMPRESSIVE F-4 PHANTOM II CAPABILITIES

The F-4 Phantom II was the primary fighter-bomber aircraft in the U.S. Air Force throughout the 1960s and 1970s The… Read More

7 years ago

SAYING GOODBYE TO OLD SMOKEY: THE “PHINAL PHANTOM PHLIGHT”

"The F-4 Phantom was the last plane that looked like it was made to kill somebody. It was a beast.… Read More

7 years ago

QF-16 DRONE COMPLETES FIRST MANNED FLIGHT AT HOLLOMAN AFB

QF-16 drone first flight As explained by Senior Airman Emily Kenney, 49th Wing Public Affairs in the article QF-16 takes… Read More

7 years ago

THE STORY OF THE F-117 NIGHTHAWK AIRSTRIKES OVER BAGHDAD THAT MARKED THE BEGINNING OF OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM

The USAF F-117 airstrikes that marked the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom With the following article, titled Bombs over Baghdad… Read More

8 years ago