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Aircraft flown by the 18th Wing

Aircraft of the 18th Wing

DH-4 (1927-1930)
PW-9 (1927-1930)
C-2 (1928-1930) Greyhound
A-3 (1930-1936)
P-12 (1931-1941)
B-12 (1931-1941)
OA-3 (1931-1941)
A-12 (1936-1941)
P-26 (1938-1941) Peashooter
BT-2 (1938-1941)
OA-9 (1939-1941)
P-36 (1938-1941) Hawk
BT-9 (1938-1941)
P-40 (1941-1943) Warhawk
B-18 (1942) Bolo
P-39 (1942-1944) Aircobra
P-70 (1942-1944)
P-400 (1943)
P-38 (1943-1946) Lightning
P-47 (1943, 1946-1948) Thunderbolt
A-24 (1944)
P-61 (1944) Black Widow
P-80 (1946-1947)
F-51 (1946-1953) Mustang
F-13 (1948)
F-47 (1948)
B-17 (1948-1949) Flying Fortress
F-2 (1948-1949)
L-5 (1948-1949)
B-29 (1948-1949) Superfortress
C-45 (1948-1949) Expeditor
C-47 (1948-1949) Skytrain
C-46 (1949) Commando
F-80 (1949-1950) Shooting Star
C-54 (1950) Skymaster
F-86 (1953-1957) Sabre
T-33 (1954) Shooting Star
F-84 (1956-1957) Thunderstreak
F-100 (1957-1963) Super Sabre
F-101 (1960-1965) Voodoo
F-105 (1962-1972) Thunderchief
CT-39 (1974-1984) Sabreliner
F-4 (1967-1989) Phantom
B-66 (1968-1970) Destroyer
MC-130 (1978-1981) Combat Shadow
F-15 (1979-Present) Eagle
E-3 (1991-Present) Sentry
KC-135 (1991- Present) Stratotanker
HH-60G (1991- Present) Pavehawk

Aircraft Photos

F-15 Eagle

F-15 EagleThe F-15 Eagle is an all-weather, extremely maneuverable, tactical fighter designed to permit the Air Force to gain and maintain air supremacy over the battlefield. The F-15 has electronic systems and weaponry to detect, acquire, track and attack enemy aircraft while operating in friendly or enemy-controlled airspace. The weapons and flight control systems are designed so one person can safely and effectively perform air-to-air combat. Read full fact sheet

E-3 Sentry

E-3 SentryThe E-3 Sentry is an airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft provides all-weather surveillance, command, control and communications needed by commanders of U.S., NATO and other allied air defense forces. The E-3 Sentry is a modified Boeing 707/320 commercial airframe with a rotating radar dome. The radar has a range of more than 250 miles (375.5 kilometers) for low-flying targets and farther for aerospace vehicles flying at medium to high altitudes. Read full fact sheet

KC-135 Stratotanker

KC-135 StratotankerThe KC-135 Stratotanker's principal mission is air refueling. This unique asset greatly enhances the Air Force's capability to accomplish its primary missions of Global Reach and Global Power. It also provides aerial refueling support to Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps aircraft as well as aircraft of allied nations. The KC-135 is also capable of transporting litter and ambulatory patients using patient support pallets during aeromedical evacuations. Read full fact sheet

HH-60G Pave Hawk

HH-60G Pave HawkThe primary mission of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter is to conduct day or night operations into hostile environments to recover downed aircrew or other isolated personnel during war. Because of its versatility, the HH-60G is also tasked to perform military operations other than war. These tasks include civil search and rescue, emergency aeromedical evacuation, disaster relief, international aid, counterdrug activities and NASA space shuttle support. Read full fact sheet