January Blog Update: No MilCom Recap, New Air-to-Air Frequencies, Moody AFB Update

As I posted on social media a few days ago, I won't be doing a January MilCom Recap or Mode-S log. I've been busy with work, was down with the sinuses, and have also been busy trying to get ready for a vacation trip next week. In the meantime, there are some updates to pass … Continue reading January Blog Update: No MilCom Recap, New Air-to-Air Frequencies, Moody AFB Update

Hurricane Florence Related USCG and Military Aviation Activity; 16 September 2018

Savannah - Yesterday, things seemed to get somewhat back to normal for air traffic. The air traffic along the coast was heavier than it was the last few days and although some aircraft were taking alternate routes, they didn't seem to be as wide as they had been. Military and Federal support for Hurricane Florence … Continue reading Hurricane Florence Related USCG and Military Aviation Activity; 16 September 2018

Hurricane Florence Related USCG and Military Aviation Activity; 15 September 2018

Savannah - By yesterday, the WC-130J flights to Hurricane/Tropical Storm Florence (now Tropical Depression Florence) had ended and rescue/communications/coordination flights to the South Carolina/North Carolina area were underway. A US Air Force E-8 JSTARS and E-3 AWACS supported rescue/response efforts yesterday along with a US Customs and Border Patrol P-3 AEW. US Air Force HC-130s … Continue reading Hurricane Florence Related USCG and Military Aviation Activity; 15 September 2018

Exercise Bold Quest 2017 Recap

Savannah - Bold Quest 2017 in Savannah seemed to wrap up on Wednesday, 1 November 2017. The final sorties were on Wednesday and some of the aircraft, including the Canadian Convair and one of the German Lears left Savannah Hilton Head IAP on Thursday, 2 November 2017. The C-135 supporting the French AF Mirage 2000s … Continue reading Exercise Bold Quest 2017 Recap

Exercise Bold Quest Update; 1 November 2017

Savannah - Exercise Bold Quest is into its second week of flight activity here in the Savannah area. This second week doesn't seem to be as intensive as the first week was; the VX-31 aircraft seemed to have gone home and I haven't heard participation from the Moody A-10s like I did last week. The … Continue reading Exercise Bold Quest Update; 1 November 2017

Exercise Bold Quest Update; 28 October 2017

Savannah - The ongoing Bold Quest exercise here in Savannah has provided some interesting listening and plane watching. US, Canadian, French, and German aircraft based at the Savannah Air Dominance Center along with aircraft from Moody AFB, the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) Carrier Strike Group, and various tanker aircraft have been flying missions in … Continue reading Exercise Bold Quest Update; 28 October 2017

Exercise Bold Quest in Savannah

Savannah - I got home from Brunswick this morning and after getting settled at home I turned on the radios. Around 1000 or so, many interesting aircraft began to take off from Savannah IAP and head down to the Coastal MOAs and Townsend Range. They were later joined by other aircraft including two E-3 AWACS … Continue reading Exercise Bold Quest in Savannah

Exercise Atlantic Spear

Savannah - Over the weekend, I heard that F-15s from the 104th Fighter Wing, Massachusetts Air National Guard and the 144th Fighter Wing, California Air National Guard arrived had arrived at the Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center/Air Dominance Center. On Tuesday, when I came back to Savannah from Brunswick, I heard the F-15s working offshore … Continue reading Exercise Atlantic Spear