Holloman Air Force Base

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 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

8 months 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

3 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

4 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

The QF-16 offers more realistic threat replication in performance, maneuverability and capabilities than the QF-4 As explained by Senior Airman… Read More

7 years ago

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

Hoehn and Toomey found out their target was where Iraq's President, Saddam Hussein may have been staying With the following… Read More

7 years ago

Scorpion Tactical Jet has successfully completed its first weapons exercise

The Scorpion could be a viable A-10 replacement which could take over the role of the beloved Warthog in few… Read More

7 years ago