This training will expose Idaho pilots to scenarios beyond their normal Close Air Support training, which consists primarily of engaging ground targets, by providing them with an opportunity to hone their air-to-air to combat skills.
Not everyone is upset about losing the F35, the folks who complained about the sound won't have to worry about losing sleep anymore. The sound of freedom will be roaring in Alabama and Texas. There's always next time Idaho.
The Department of the Air Force announced today that Gowen Field is one of five installations being considered as a potential location to base roughly 18 F-35.
Before a final decision is made by the Air Force, several key steps are required, such as a facility validation inspection and an Environmental Impact Study, which will include a public comment period...