81st Fighter Squadron / 52nd Fighter Wing
Lined up on Lakenheath's runway 24, this F-16D of the Illinois ANG was one of six who night stopped on their way back to the US from Poland.
It was bitterly cold on this day, but was the first time I'd seen an Eagle first hand. Superb noise from these!!
Break to land for this pair of 493rd FS F-15Cs.
Short finals for this 494th FS F-15E. Notice the way the wingtip is cutting the air.
This 493rd FS F-15C is on short finals to rwy 24 at Lakenheath.
One of four AKG-51 Tornadoes that arrived at Lakenheath late in the afternoon.
F15C of the 493rd FS on short finals to rwy 24 in the wonderful low, autumn light.
Closeup of the nose and pilot as he guides his aircraft safely down to runway 24 at RAF Lakenheath
Gliding down to runway 24 in the soft early evening sunlight
Great lighting in the early evening on this beast of a machine