Sentry Savannah Exercise Underway at the Savannah Air Dominance Center

Savannah - There is a Sentry Savannah exercise underway at the Georgia Air National Guard's Air Dominance Center (ADC) at the Savannah-Hilton Head IAP. There are F-16s from the 187th Fighter Wing, Alabama ANG and Aero L-159s from Draken International at the ADC and they're being supported by 126th ARW and 185th ARW KC-135s at … Continue reading Sentry Savannah Exercise Underway at the Savannah Air Dominance Center

3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft List

Savannah - Over the last few months, I've been able to identify a few more new 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Helicopters at Hunter AAF. I still think it's possible that some of the helicopters identified as 4-3 AVN UH-60Ms could be C/2-3 AVN HH-60Ms, so if anything changes, I'll post another update. If anyone has … Continue reading 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft List

3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft Update; 16 October 2018

Monitoring has yielded a few more additions to the new list of 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade aircraft since the last update a couple of weeks ago. As always, if you have any additions or corrections, please let me know here, on Twitter, or on the Facebook page. ARMY 26458, UH-60L, 92-26458, A/2-3 AVN?) ARMY 26482 … Continue reading 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft Update; 16 October 2018

3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft Update; 28 September 2018

Savannah - A few weeks ago, I posted some listings of 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade aircraft; some more monitoring time in Savannah has yielded a few more additions to the list, so it's time for another update: ARMY 26458, UH-60L, 92-26458, A/2-3 AVN?) ARMY 26482 (UH-60L, 93-26482, A/2-3 AVN)2 ARMY 26587 (UH-60L, 94-26587, A/2-3 AVN)1 … Continue reading 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft Update; 28 September 2018

3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft Update; 6 September 2018

Savannah - Last week I posted about Hunter AAF's 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade flying again after their return from a deployment; this week I've got an update to the list of aircraft I began in that post. Since then, I've heard a few more new aircraft, so the list has grown. Thanks to information from … Continue reading 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Aircraft Update; 6 September 2018

3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Post Deployment Update; 30 August 2018

Savannah - Last week, I posted that the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade is back in the air following its return from a deployment.  During my last couple of visits home in Savannah, I've had the chance to monitor their evening activity so in turn, I've been able to update the current list of 3rd Combat … Continue reading 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Post Deployment Update; 30 August 2018

The 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade is Back in the Savannah Skies After Returning From Deployment

Savannah - A few extra days in Savannah than normal this past week gave me the opportunity to catch the aircraft of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade at Hunter AAF flying after their recent return from deployment. For the last year, the skies over Savannah have been bereft of the Brigade's UH-60s, CH-47s, and AH-64s … Continue reading The 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade is Back in the Savannah Skies After Returning From Deployment

Sentry Savannah July 2018 Update

Savannah - I haven't had a lot of monitoring time, but I have been able to listen to a few more morning sorties and other listeners have contributed what they've heard, so I've got an update for what should be the last couple of days of the current Sentry Savannah exercise. Paul, KJ4FAV also provided … Continue reading Sentry Savannah July 2018 Update

Third Sentry Savannah Exercise of 2018 Underway at the Savannah Air Dominance Center

Savannah - Earlier this week with my Mode-S receiver in Brunswick, I picked up a couple of KC-135s departing the Savannah area for the Special Use Areas off of Savannah.  Since KC-135s are permanent residents at Savannah IAP or Hunter AAF, that activity usually indicates that there is an exercise going on. Some of the … Continue reading Third Sentry Savannah Exercise of 2018 Underway at the Savannah Air Dominance Center

Something You Don’t Get To See or Hear Every Day in Savannah

Savannah - Earlier today, two E-2D Hawkeyes visited the Savannah area to do some approach work at Hunter AAF. Each one did several Ground Controlled Approaches at Hunter AAF on 134.700 followed by ILS approaches on 124.975, Hunter Tower. After their pattern work, they departed to the north cleared to MCAS Cherry Point on 132.925 … Continue reading Something You Don’t Get To See or Hear Every Day in Savannah