‘Introducing the new 64th Aggressor Squadron paint scheme. Just in time for Halloween: The Wraith. Coming soon to a merge near you.’
The gorgeous matt black paint scheme, with bright red striping and markings, has been dubbed “WRAITH” and According to Scramble Magazine has been applied to F-16CM 89-2048/WA.
On his Facebook page 57th Wing Commander claims:
‘Introducing the new 64th Aggressor Squadron paint scheme. Just in time for Halloween: The Wraith.
‘Coming soon to a merge near you.
‘Wraith…you helped with the name, we’ll get the paint.
‘Wanna see it up front, maybe when it races a Lamborghini???
‘Come to Aviation Nation at the Nellis AFB Airshow — 16 & 17 November 2019. FREE!’
The 57th Wing, as the most diverse wing in the Air Force, provides advanced, realistic, and multi-domain training focused on ensuring dominance through air, space, and cyberspace. The 57th Wing builds innovative leaders in tactics, training and high-end warfighting to ensure world-wide combat air forces are prepared for tomorrow’s victories, while overseeing dynamic and challenging flight operations at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 57th Wing is comprised of the United States Air Force Weapons School, 57th Maintenance Group, 57th Operations Group, 57th Adversary Tactics Group, USAF Aerial Demonstration Squadron (Thunderbirds), USAF Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School (AMMOS) and the 561st Joint Tactics Squadron.
64th Aggressor Squadron prepares Continental Air Forces (CAF), joint and allied aircrews for tomorrow’s victories through challenging, realistic threat replication, training, test support, academics, and feedback. They accomplish this as the USAF’s professional adversaries, flying F-16 (64 AGRS) aircraft for Red Flag and Maple Flag exercises, USAF Weapons School syllabus support, priority test mission support and road shows that visit various units throughout the CAF.
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