Airplane photos: Heritage Flight, #1

Some cool pictures of Heritage Flight presentations, all courtesy of U.S. Air Force:, with two more sets of photos to follow:

Superb profiles of P-51, F-15, and A-10 with great comparison of size of WWII and modern fighters:

A P-51 Mustang, an F-15 Eagle and an A-10 Thunderbolt II, fly the heritage formation over “The Show of Force 2007, From Heritage to Horizons Air Show” at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 24. The show was part of Air Force Week, a week-long event designed to highlight the amazing things the Air Force is doing around the globe and to show appreciation to the local community for its support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson)


A great age span – F-86 (Korea), P-38 (World War II), F-4 (Vietnam and Cold War), and A-10 (Cold War, Global War on Terror):

A P-51 Mustang, F-86 Sabre, F-4 Phantom and A-10 Thunderbolt (clockwise) break over Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., for the Air Combat Command heritage flight during the 2009 Aviation Nation open house Nov. 13, 2009. The open house is an opportunity for the Las Vegas community to view aerial demonstrations and static displays of various aircraft from the military. The open house also acts as the final air show of the year for the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald)


F-22, F35A, A-10C, and F-86:

Maj. Paul Lopez, F-22 Demo Team pilot and commander, flies the Raptor in formation alongside the F-35A Lightning II, A-10C Thunderbolt II and F-86 Sabre during the Thunder & Lightning Over Arizona air show at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 23, 2019. This rare four-ship Air Force Heritage Flight Formation featured the Korean War era F-86 alongside three modern day aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Samuel Eckholm)


P-40, P-51, F-86, and F-16:

An F-16 Fighting Falcon joins in formation with a P-40 Warhawk (front), P-51 Mustang (bottom), and an F-86 Sabre (top) during the Heritage Flight Training Course March 2, 2014, over Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. During the course, aircrews practiced ground and flight training to allow civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and current Air Force fighter pilots to safely fly in formations together. (U.S Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau)


F-16, F-4, A-10, and P-51:

An Air Force heritage flight consisting of a P-51 Mustang, an F-4 Phantom, an A-10 Thunderbolt and an F-16 Fighting Falcon fly over the Arizona desert on March 19 above Sadona. The flight was part of the events taking place in Phoenix for the first Air Force Week celebration of the year. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Justin D. Pyle)

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