Arrival Day for Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
April 13, 2012



Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is hosting Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona to commemorate the state centennial. On Friday the thirteenth, the day before the open house, participants in the flight demonstration program practiced their acts and several airplanes arrived to be placed on static display.

Lockheed HC-130P Hercules 65-0964, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Lockheed HC-130P Hercules 65-0964 of the 79th Rescue Squadron based at Davis Monthan-AFB.

Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowks 89-26199 and 90-26222 and Lockheed HC-130P Hercules 65-0964, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowks 89-26199 and 90-26222 of the 305th Rescue Squadron move into position to take on fuel from Lockheed HC-130P Hercules 65-0964 of the 79th Rescue Squadron based at Davis Monthan-AFB

Fairchild-Republic OA-10A Warthog 81-0939, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Fairchild-Republic OA-10A Warthog 81-0939 of the 357th Fighter Squadron Dragons

Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowks 89-26199 and 90-26222 and Lockheed HC-130P Hercules 65-0964, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowks 89-26199 and 90-26222 of the 305th Rescue Squadron move into position to take on fuel from Lockheed HC-130P Hercules 65-0964 of the 79th Rescue Squadron based at Davis Monthan-AFB

Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowks 89-26199 and 90-26222 and Lockheed HC-130P Hercules 65-0964, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowks 89-26199 and 90-26222 of the 305th Rescue Squadron move into position to take on fuel from Lockheed HC-130P Hercules 65-0964 of the 79th Rescue Squadron based at Davis Monthan-AFB

Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowks 89-26199 and 90-26222 and Lockheed HC-130P Hercules 65-0964, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowks 89-26199 and 90-26222 of the 305th Rescue Squadron move into position to take on fuel from Lockheed HC-130P Hercules 65-0964 of the 79th Rescue Squadron based at Davis Monthan-AFB

Fairchild-Republic A-10A Warthog 80-0146, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Fairchild-Republic A-10A Warthog 80-0146 of the 357th Fighter Squadron Dragons

Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowks 89-26199 and 90-26222, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowks 89-26199 and 90-26222 of the 305th Rescue Squadron

Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowk 90-26222, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowk 90-26222 of the 305th Rescue Squadron

Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowk 89-26199, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Sikorsky HH-60G Jayhowk 89-26199 of the 305th Rescue Squadron

DeHavilland of Canada UV-18A Twin Otter 82-23835, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 DeHavilland of Canada UV-18A Twin Otter 82-23835 is based at the Air Force Academy.

Canadair T-33A Silver Star N933GC Acemaker, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Canadair T-33A Silver Star N933GC Acemaker was built in 1954. Its construction number is 306. It is restored as a US Air Force T-33A.

Canadair T-33A Silver Star N933GC Acemaker, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Canadair T-33A Silver Star N933GC Acemaker

Sell Art Online Canadair T-33A Silver Star N933GC Acemaker at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on April 13, 2012: You can buy this photo as prints as large as 16" x 24".

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

Sell Art Online US Air Force Thunderbirds #6 General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon 91-0392 opposing solo at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on April 13, 2012: You can buy this photo as prints as large as 16" x 24".

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

US Air Force Thunderbirds, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 US Air Force Thunderbirds

, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111 of the 116th Air Control Wing based at Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111 of the 116th Air Control Wing based at Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111 of the 116th Air Control Wing based at Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

Sell Art Online Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111 of the 116th Air Control Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on April 13, 2012: You can buy this photo as prints as large as 16" x 24".

Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111 of the 116th Air Control Wing based at Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111 of the 116th Air Control Wing based at Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111 of the 116th Air Control Wing based at Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey BuNo 168010, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey BuNo 168010 of HMM-166 Sea Elks based at MCAS Miramar.

Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey BuNo 168010, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey BuNo 168010 of HMM-166 Sea Elks based at MCAS Miramar.

Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey BuNo 168010, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey BuNo 168010 of HMM-166 Sea Elks based at MCAS Miramar.

Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey BuNo 168010, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey BuNo 168010 of HMM-166 Sea Elks based at MCAS Miramar.

Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey BuNo 168010, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey BuNo 168010 of HMM-166 Sea Elks based at MCAS Miramar.

Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey BuNo 168010, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Bell/Boeing MV-22B Osprey BuNo 168010 of HMM-166 Sea Elks based at MCAS Miramar.

Beech model D18S N145AZ, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Beech model D18S N145AZ is owned by the Commemorative Air Force. Its construction number is A235. It is powered by a pair of Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Junior nine-cylinder radial engines.

Northrop T-38A Talon 64-13304, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Northrop T-38A Talon 64-13304 of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing based at Beale Air Force Base.

Northrop T-38A Talon 65-10429, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, April 13, 2012 Northrop T-38A Talon 65-10429 of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing based at Beale Air Force Base.


More Davis-Monthan Air Force Base displays

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is home to Fairshild-Republic A-10A Warthogs, Lockheed EC-130H Compass Call Hersules, Sikorsky UH-60A Blackhawks of the Customs and Border Protection Serice, and AMARG.









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