Tag: QRA

RAF TYPHOON FIGHTER JETS WERE SCRAMBLED TO INTERCEPT RUSSIAN TU-142 APPROACHING EUROPEAN AIRSPACE

RAF Tyhoons scrambled to intercept Russian Tu-142

LOSSIEMOUTH/CONINGSBY, UK – Royal Air Force QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled today from RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland and RAF Coningsby in England to intercept a Russian Navy Tu-142 aircraft as it entered UK airspace, Airlive reports. The FGR4 Typhoons were supported by a Voyager tanker from RAF Brize Norton in England.

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F-15 FROM OREGON ANG FIRED ITS MISSILES INTO THE PACIFIC, DUE TO ISSUE WITH LANDING GEAR

An F-15C Eagle, assigned to the 142nd Fighter Wing, Oregon Air National Guard, returns to the Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., after an afternoon training flight, Sept. 16, 2014. The 142nd Fighter Wing is one of 14 alert sites positioned around the United States that conducts the aerospace control alert mission, part of the North America Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)

PORTLAND – Last month – on February 20, 2019 – a F-15C from the Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Fighter Wing had to make an emergency landing, due to issues with its landing gear. After firing all its missiles into the Pacific Ocean, the F-15 landed safely on runway 28L at its home base, Portland

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