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    Night Flying Operations

    Upcoming April F-35 Night Flying Operations

    Photo By Senior Airman Jana Somero | An F-35A Lightning II pilot assigned to the 134th Fighter Squadron, Vermont Air...... read more read more

    SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT, UNITED STATES

    11.10.2021

    Story by Maj. Meghan Smith 

    158th Fighter Wing

    SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – The Vermont Air National Guard will conduct night flying from Tuesday, November 16 to Friday, November 19. Nighttime takeoffs are scheduled between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. and landings scheduled between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

    The 158th Fighter Wing will continue their afternoon F-35 training missions, with takeoffs and landings scheduled between 12:30-3:30 p.m. There are no scheduled morning flights.

    “Night flying proficiency is a crucial component of our training,” said Lt. Col. Trevor Callens, the 134th Fighter Squadron director of operations. “The 158th Fighter Wing must be prepared to execute our federal mission at night in any weather condition.”

    Airmen of the 158th Fighter Wing must conduct night operations to meet U.S. Air Force and Major Command requirements and proficiencies.

    Contact Joint Force Headquarters Public Affairs Officer; Maj. Scott Detweiler, (802) 227-2779, john.s.detweiler.mil@army.mil for more information.

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    Date Taken: 11.10.2021
    Date Posted: 11.10.2021 12:14
    Story ID: 409109
    Location: SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT, US 

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