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The Aero Experience is a celebration of Midwest aviation and aerospace achievement. We invite you to join us as we explore the treasures of Midwest aviation through first-hand experiences. Our contributors take turns flying lead, and we are always looking for new destinations. Check in with The Aero Experience frequently to see where we will land today, and then go out and have your own aero experiences!

Blue skies,

Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team

Friday, April 8, 2016

Look Back on Southwestern Aero Experiences - Dallas-Fort Worth, Holloman AFB and Tinker AFB

By Mark Nankivil
The Aero Experience concludes our look back on recent trips to the southwest.  We occasionally  go outside our region to maintain our connections with our aviation friends and act as Midwest Aviation ambassadors.  This post features air traffic arrivals at Dallas-Fort Worth, the nearby Naval Air Station/Joint Reserve Base, Holloman AFB in New Mexico and Tinker AFB, OK.   Thanks to some great hosts, we were able to bring to our audience some views of the KC-135 tanker overhaul facility and the QF-4Es on their home apron.  Sadly, the QF-4E program is essentially over and these aircraft pictured likely no longer exist or are being reallocated to display or storage.  
Dallas-Fort Worth Approach Viewing

By Fred Harl

Dallas-Fort Worth Naval Air Station/Joint Reserve Base Air Park and Apron


Holloman AFB, NM QF-4E Phantom IIs on the Apron and Air Park

Tinker AFB, OK KC-135 Overhaul Facility and Air Park

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