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  • 173rd FW Instructor Pilot selected as newest Thunderbird demo pilot

    The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, known as the “Thunderbirds”, recently announced the latest addition to their team for the 2024-2025 season, and at the top of the list was Maj. Tyler Clark, a 173rd Fighter Wing Instructor Pilot and Chief of Scheduling.

  • UPDATE 173rd FW responds to F-15D mishap

    A U.S. Air Force F-15D departed the runway during landing at approximately 3:15 p.m. yesterday at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. The aircraft was returning to base following a routine training mission.Upon landing the aircraft left the paved surface and came to a stop in the Bureau of

  • 173rd Fighter Wing responds to F-15D mishap

    An U.S. Air Force F-15D departed the runway during landing at approximately 3:15 p.m. today at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. The aircraft was returning to base following a routine training mission.

  • Team Kingsley prepares to train the next generation of fighter pilots

    Plans are underway to evaluate Kingsley Field’s infrastructure and airspace suitability for a replacement mission to its aging F-15C/Ds. In 2020, it was announced that Kingsley Field would transition to an F-15EX mission, but due to the strategic focus in the Indo-Pacific Command theater, this plan

  • Silver Eagles train for the fight ahead

    For the Airmen at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, the mission to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots revolves around two aircraft; the F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-35 Lightning II. Geo-separated, the 550th Fighter Squadron based at Kingsley Field, Oregon, and assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing,

  • Decommissioned F-15s head to the "Boneyard"

    This decommissioned F-15C has been stripped of all of its removable parts including its wings, tails, and canopy and will be loaded on to a truck to be shipped down to the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group in Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., often referred to as the "Boneyard".