Remarks: From the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron (1 RS). A United States Air Force reconnaissance training unit based at Beale Air Force Base, near Marysville, California. It is the oldest squadron in the Air Force.
Remarks: Arriving 12R, during the first sun after a blizzard dropped 16" (41cm) of snow on Minneapolis. The underside of the plane is lit up nicely by the reflected light. The aircraft of choice to keep the B1 bomber pilots current. From Whiteman AFB
Remarks: I am lucky enough to have the opportunity to stand right next to a fighter jet during engine start. The 45 year-old T-38 belongs to 509th "Follow Us" Bomber Wing (BW), 394th Combat Training Squadron (CTS), base out of Whiteman AFB, Missouri. [Sun N' Fun 2012] (1200 pix)