21st FS F-16s and 14th FTW T-38s at the Savannah Air Dominance Center

Savannah - Last week, F-16s from the 21st Fighter Squadron at Luke AFB and T-38s from the 14th FTW at Columbus AFB arrived at the Georgia Air National Guard's Air Dominance Center (ADC) at Savannah-Hilton Head IAP for training. The 21st FS, the unit that trains Taiwan Air Force F-16 pilots, has visited here for … Continue reading 21st FS F-16s and 14th FTW T-38s at the Savannah Air Dominance Center

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

Sentry Savannah Recap; 23 May 2018

Savannah - I got back into Savannah from Brunswick yesterday morning just in time to catch the last sorties of the latest Sentry Savannah exercise. It proved to be an interesting morning, with flights of F-15s, F-16s, F-22s, and T-38s being controlled by an E-3 and supported by two KC-135s. After the intercepts were over, … Continue reading Sentry Savannah Recap; 23 May 2018

Sentry Savannah Update; 16 May 2018

Savannah - Yesterday, I posted about a Sentry Savannah exercise being underway out of the Savannah Air Dominance Center. Yesterday's activity, despite being cut short by bad weather during the afternoon sortie, was far bigger than Tuesday's activity and included participation by F-16s from the 55th and 79th Fighter Squadrons from Shaw AFB as well … Continue reading Sentry Savannah Update; 16 May 2018

Another Sentry Savannah Exercise Underway at the Savannah Air Dominance Center

Savannah - Last week, F-22As from the 192nd Fighter Wing, Virginia Air National Guard and T-38s from the 71st Fighter Training Squadron, both from Langley AFB, arrived at the Savannah Air Dominance Center at the Savannah - Hilton Head International Airport. Given the timing of their arrival, I'm not sure if they are considering this … Continue reading Another Sentry Savannah Exercise Underway at the Savannah Air Dominance Center

Sentry Savannah Photos; 1 February 2018

Savannah - After breakfast yesterday morning, I drove out to Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport to catch the Sentry Savannah aircraft recovering to Savannah from their morning sorties. When I first got to my spot (the old Applebee's at SR 21/SR 307), the airport was using Runway 10, which meant that aircraft were taking off towards … Continue reading Sentry Savannah Photos; 1 February 2018

Second Sentry Savannah of 2017 Update; 24 July 2017

I posted last week that I thought another Sentry Savannah exercise was underway and events of the last week have confirmed it. 43rd FS F-22s, 2nd FTS T-38s, and VFA-83 F/A-18s are working out of the Air Dominance Center at the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport and a KC-135 from the 168th AW is supporting them … Continue reading Second Sentry Savannah of 2017 Update; 24 July 2017

Second Sentry Savannah Exercise of 2017 Underway

Savannah - It appears that the second Sentry Savannah exercise of 2017 is underway at the Air Dominance Center at Savannah IAP. Aircraft from the 43rd FS, 2nd FTS, and possibly VFA-83, using usual Sentry Savannah frequencies, were flying sorties from the Air Dominance Center on Monday in between the storms. A list of frequencies … Continue reading Second Sentry Savannah Exercise of 2017 Underway

Sentry Savannah Photos; 8 February 2017

Savannah - This morning I went out to Savannah International Airport and watched the Sentry Savannah morning sorties come back in and get some photos of the aircraft. It's been awhile since I shot fast moving targets and as the morning progressed it got dark and overcast (even before the overcast moved over, you can … Continue reading Sentry Savannah Photos; 8 February 2017