At the invitation of the Estonian government, American pilots from the 510th Fighter Squadron at Aviano Air Base, Italy, have a unique opportunity to learn the value of the Forward Air Control (Airborne) mission with Estonians from Amari Air Base and U.S. instructor pilots from Luke Air Force Base.
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 510th Fighter Squadron participate in exercise Iron Hand, March 4, 2015, at Aviano Air Base, Italy.
The 31st Maintenance Squadron unveiled Aviano's first locally-painted F-16 during a ribbon cutting of the new Corrosion Control Facility Oct. 19 located next to the static displays on Area F.
U.S. Air Force crew chiefs from the 31st Maintenance Squadron washed an F-16 Fighting Falcon, March 17, 2015, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Crew chiefs are responsible for washing Aviano's F-16s to help protect the aircraft from corrosion.Washing an aircraft takes approximately 4 to 6 hours for a minimum of three crew chiefs.
With a new state-of-the-art Corrosion Control Facility on Aviano, aircrafts are now serviced in-house for a quarter of the cost.
Airmen and aircraft assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing departed Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 20, 2015 to participate in bilateral training with the Estonian air force and simultaneous but unrelated training with the Finnish and Swedish air forces in their airspace.
Brig. Gen. Barre Seguin took command of the 31st Fighter Wing from Brig. Gen. Jon Norman during a change of command ceremony here, June 9.
The 510th Association will be hosting a mini 2014 reunion in Las Vegas Nevada in conjunction with the 510th Fighter Squadron participating in Red Flag. The reunion detail and schedule are being finalized and the date is July 12th. Continue reading for more information, an online registration form and payment system can be used to complete the registration process.
Airmen from the Royal Moroccan air force and the U.S. Air Force united at Ben Guerir Air Base, Morocco, April 15, for Majestic Eagle 2013, a bi-lateral training exercise, which will continue through April 26, 2013.
Lt. Col. Adrian Pone's Final Flight with the 510th Fighter Squadron ends in a traditional wet-down (water salute) by friends and family members. This "Fini Flight" marks the end of Pone's time with the Buzzards. Rule!