Text Size:   A+ A- A   •   Text Only
Site Image
Press Release
Sept 06, 2011
F-15 Night Flying
The 142nd Fighter Wing will be conducting routine F-15 jet fighter night flying training on September 6 - 9, to stay current with mandatory Air Force requirements.
Most training flights should be completed each evening before 10 p.m.  The training may produce more noise than normal at the air base and near Portland International Airport due to an increase in ground and air traffic.
Night flying is conducted almost monthly as it provides essential training for the use of night vision goggles (NVG's) and other night time maneuvers.  Our pilots and maintenance crews maintain an alert mission 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are required to maintain training currencies to do the mission day or night.
Contact Info: Major Melinda Lepore
142 FW Public Affairs