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EGGX TED
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LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by EGGX TED » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:22 pm

Looking for a bit of information re the above. Have heard that the parking and then bussing to the show is HORRENDOUS.
Was thinking about arriving on the Sunday, in the vicinity of LUKE about 9am, staying until 2pm, then returning to PHX for a 8.20 flight back to the U.K. Does this plan sound feasible or would I be cutting it too fine because of the reliance of leaving the show early and hoping for not too busy traffic. Ideas and personal experiences very much appreciated.
PS.....We are travelling from YUMA on Sunday morning!!!

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by Thunder » Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:31 pm

It's only 30-40 mins from Luke to the Sky Harbour, so plenty of time.

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by EGGX TED » Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:17 pm

Thanks for the info. Have been to the area before but was wondering how bad it was during the OPEN DAYS display.

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by sandozer » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:44 pm

I was there 12 years ago, for the Open Days. Maybe all changed now, but they had a parking area left of the main gate, once it filled then the bus came into play. I am going this year and nearly blew a fuse when the dates were changed, luckily i`m there for two weeks so no real problem.
Get there as early as possible, Parking area "A" is where you want to be, and you should be in a better position for leaving as well. Leaving at 2pm means most people will still be there so a doddle to get out.

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by andrewn » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:58 pm

I am also planning to be at Luke on the Sunday, as well as Yuma on the Saturday, all being well.

Never been to either before so looking forwards to both :)

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by sandozer » Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:06 pm

Is there something on at Yuma on the Saturday? That would be really cool if there is :)

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by slogen51 » Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:09 am

Thread creeping but Yuma has an airshow on 17 march 2018.

Not sure how much will be on show and will probably reduce activity for the surrounding days?

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by sandozer » Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:29 am

Good heads up here on Luke and Yuma, thanks folks. Just checked Yuma Marine air show, looks worth a visit too.. " http://www.yumaairshow.com/# "

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by CHILL51 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:50 pm

I shall be watching the show on here http://liveairshowtv.com/
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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by MRTT » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:45 am

Participants at Luke for those interested:

Flying Display
Boeing PT-17 Stearman- Gary Rower
Nanchang CJ-6A- 'Desert Rats'
Extra EA.330- Bob Freeman
'Tora Tora Tora'- A-6M Zero/D.3A 'Val'/B.5N 'Kate'/P-40 Warhawk
Pitts S-2S Special- Buck Roetman
MXS-R- Brad Wursten
Joint Airfield Assault Demo- United States Air Force (Types not listed)
Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II Solo- United States Air Force
Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Heritage Flight- United States Air Force
North American P-51C Mustang- Red Tail Squadron
Edge 540- Bill Stein
'Wings of Blue' Parachute Display Team- United States Air Force Academy
Lockheed T-33- Greg Coyler
Extra 540- Kirby Chambliss
The 'Blue Angels- 6x F/A-18 Hornet- United States Navy

Static Display
Boeing AH-64 Apache/Apache Longbow- United States Army
Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II- United States Air Force
Lockheed AC-130W- United States Air Force
Boeing C-17A Globemaster III- United States Air Force
Lockheed C-5M Galaxy- United States Air Force
Mc Donnell Douglas F-15C Eagle- United States Air Force
Mc Donnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle- United States Air Force
Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Fighting Falcon- United States Air Force (69th Fighter Squadron)
Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Fighting Falcon- United States Air Force (Arizona Air National Guard)
Lockheed F-22A Raptor- United States Air Force
Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II- Japanese Air Self Defence Force
Boeing KC-135R/T Stratotanker- United States Air Force
Boeing KC-46A- United States Air Force/Boeing
Sikorsky HH-60G Pavehawk- United States Air Force
Northrop T-38A Talon- United States Air Force
Cessna 182- Civil Air Patrol
Cessna 206- Civil Air Patrol

Not a bad list. :thumb:

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by Gary » Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:56 pm

RAF Tornados left in service = 19 :( 110 ish days left in service
GR4 =16, GR4(T) =3

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS - rough log

Post by Lytham TL » Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:54 am

All

very rough log for the non-static aircraft, additions requested. We thought there were 39 F-35 present so about 9 remain unidentified. Only a token effort on the F-16s.

rgds Martin

N 09-5006 LF F-35A
N 10-5009 LF F-35A
N 10-5010 LF F-35A
N 10-5011 OT F-35A
N 11-5030 LF '61 FS' spcl mks F-35A
N 11-5036 LF F-35A
N 11-5037 LF F-35A
N 11-5038 LF F-35A
N 503. LF F-35A
N 12-5042 LF F-35A
N 12-5044 LF F-35A
N 12-5045 LF F-35A
N 12-5046 LF F-35A
N 12-5054 LF F-35A
N 5056 ? LF read as 5056 but in static F-35A
N 12-5059 LF F-35A
N 15-5120 LF '63 FS' spcl mks F-35A
N 15-5123 LF F-35A
N 15-5125 LF F-35A
N 15-5127 LF F-35A
N 15-5129 LF F-35A
N 15-5135 LF F-35A
N 15-5135 LF F-35A
LN 5146 LF F-35A
N 15-5161 LF F-35A
N 15-5164 LF F-35A
I MM7335 32-04 F-35A
VH A35-003 03 F-35A
VH A35-004 04 F-35A
VH A35-005 05 F-35A
N 08-4163 FF F-22A
N 90-778 LF F-16
N .93 LF F-16
N 90-762 LF F-16
N 89-056 LF F-16
N 88-162 LF F-16
N 331 LF F-16
N 439 LF bl F-16
N 89-164 F-16
N 90-765 F-16
N 88-163 F-16
N 705 F-16
N 754 F-16
N 179 F-16
N 407 F-16
N 184 F-16
N 159 F-16
N 79-0202 DM A-10A
N 78-0684 DM A-10A
N 77-465 DHC-6
N P-51D
Bo 105

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by andrewn » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:50 am

Nice list lytham - will crosscheck against my photos and let you know

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by andrewn » Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:40 pm

My log from the Sunday 18th March of Luke Days 2018 - any help with gaps/errors appreciated.

F-35A 5087 / 56FW 62FS S, NoAF
T-33A 21452 N133HH FT-452 F
F/A-18B 162885 4 / Blue Angels F
F/A-18C 163462 5 / Blue Angels F
P-8A 169330 330 / VP30 S
C-47 223518 N147AZ 30-F CAF S
B-25J 335972 N125AZ 18 CAF S
P-51D 511633 N151MW C5-J S
F-22A 07-4131 AK 3FW F
F-22A 08-4167 FF 1FW S
MC-130J 09-6209 / 58SOW F
F-35A 09-5006 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 10-5009 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 10-5010 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 10-5011 OT 53TEG 422TES Sheds
F-35A 11-5030 LF 56FW Sheds, marked 61FS
F-35A 11-5036 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 11-5037 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 11-5038 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 11-5040 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 12-5042 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 12-5043 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 12-5045 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 12-5046 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 12-5054 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 12-5055 LF 56FW Sheds
F-35A 12-5056 LF 56FW S, marked 56FW
F-35A 13-5068 LF 56FW 62FS S, marked 62FS
F-35A 15-5120 LF 56FW 63FS F, marked 63FS
F-35A 15-5130 LF 56FW S
F-35A 15-5135 LF 56FW F
P-51D 44-74391 NL351MX MX-I F
B-17G 44-83514 N9323Z F CAF F
T-38A 64-13240 BB 9RW S
KC-135R 64-14829 / AZANG S
AH-1F 67-15589 N589HF / / PO S
F-35A 69-8701 / S, JASDF
UV-18B 77-0465 N70465 AF USAFA F
A-10C 78-0684 DM 355FW 357FS F
F-15D 79-0012 / ORANG/173FW 114FS S
A-10C 79-0202 DM 355FW F, marked 355OG
A-10C 79-0209 / 355FW S, nm
A-10C 81-0977 DP AFRC/924FG 47FS S
F-16C 83-1160 LF 56FW 309FS Sheds
F-16D 83-1184 LF 56FW 309FS Sheds
F-16C 84-1284 LF 56FW 309FS Sheds
F-16C 84-1294 LF 56FW 309FS S, marked 309FS
F-16C 84-1302 LF 56FW 309FS Sheds
F-16C 84-1327 LF 56FW 309FS Sheds
F-16D 84-1331 LF 56FW 309FS Sheds
F-16C 85-1407 LF 56FW 309FS Sheds
F-16C 85-1439 LF 56FW 309FS Sheds
C-5M 87-0028 / 60AMW S
F-16C 87-0358 LF 56FW Sheds, nm
F-16C 87-0360 LF AFRC/944FW 69FS Sheds, marked 944FW
F-16D 88-0161 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16D 88-0162 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16D 88-0163 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16D 88-0175 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16C 88-0417 / AZANG/162FW 152FS S
F-16C 88-0475 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16C 88-0493 LF 56FW 310FS F
F-16C 88-0508 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
AC-130W 88-1301 / 27SOW 16SOS S
F-15E 88-1699 MO 366FW 389FS S
F-15E 89-0506 MO 366FW 389FS S
F-16C 89-2056 LF 56FW 310FS S
F-16C 89-2097 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16D 89-2159 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16D 89-2164 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16D 89-2179 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16C 90-0705 LF 56FW 310FS F
F-16C 90-0754 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16C 90-0760 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16C 90-0762 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16C 90-0765 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16C 90-0768 LF 56FW 310FS S, marked 310FS
F-16C 90-0769 LF AFRC/944FW 69FS S, marked 69FS
F-16D 90-0778 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
F-16D 90-0793 LF 56FW 310FS Sheds
HH-60G 90-26227 DR AFRC/939RQW 305RQS S
HH-60G 90-26228 DR AFRC/939RQW 305RQS F
F-16A 93-0721 / 56FW 21FS S, marked 21FS
F-16A 93-0705 LF 56FW 21FS Sheds
F-16A 93-0706 LF 56FW 21FS Sheds
F-16A 93-0707 LF 56FW 21FS Sheds
F-16A 93-0708 LF 56FW 21FS Sheds
F-16A 93-0709 LF 56FW 21FS Sheds
F-16A 93-0722 LF 56FW 21FS Sheds
F-16B 93-0816 LF 56FW 21FS Sheds
F-16D 96-5035 LF 56FW 425FS S, marked 425FS
C-17A 97-0043 / AFRC/452AMW 729AS S
F-35A A35-003 03 / 3 Sheds, RAAF
F-35A A35-005 05 / 3 Sheds, RAAF
F-35A MM7332 32-01 32st / S, ItAF
Bo.105 N154EH / / RedBull F
Harvard IV N15797 114 CAF Tora F
OH-6A N17357 68-17357  / CAF / S
Harvard IV N2047 310 CAF Tora F
Stearman N212PC / / Tempest F
Coyote N222AZ / / S
Nanchang CJ-6A N294TR 83006 DV CAF Tora F
AS.350 N359FB / / S
Texan N3725G 356 CAF Tora F
L-39C N391ZA / / S
L-39C N39KR 81 S
Nanchang CJ-6A N4182C 71882 CAF Tora F
Edge 540 N423KC / / RedBull F
Harvard IV N4447 111 CAF Tora F
HondaJet N524HJ / / S
MXS-R N545EA / / RedBull F
BT-13 Valiant N56478 78 CAF Tora F
Texan N9820C 112178 118 CAF Tora F
Pitts Special N99MF / / F
TBM-3E Avenger NL53503 53503 309 CAF / S
P-51C NL61429 42-103645 A4-2 F
Nanchang CJ-6A NX555CY 55 CAF Tora F
Nanchang CJ-6A NX69CY 69 CAF Tora F
T-50A TX-2 / / LM S
F/A-18C 6 Blue Angels F
F/A-18C 1 Blue Angels F
F/A-18C 2 Blue Angels F
F/A-18C 3 Blue Angels F
F/A-18C 4 Blue Angels F
Last edited by andrewn on Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:55 pm, edited 15 times in total.

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by raameagle » Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:43 pm

Nice log. Can you confirm the FY for 4131 the AK Raptor please?

Regards

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by andrewn » Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:49 pm

raameagle wrote:Nice log. Can you confirm the FY for 4131 the AK Raptor please?

Regards
checked pics and was definitely FY07

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Re: LUKE AFB OPEN DAYS

Post by raameagle » Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:58 pm

Many thanks.

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