• 91st ARS refuels F-22, A-10 for Florida air shows

    An F-22 Raptor aircraft and an A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft II fly through the air after being refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker from MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., April 18, 2021, after performing for the SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo located in Lakeland, Fla. The Expo is the second largest air show in the

  • Emerald Warrior combat search and rescue training

    A distinct and repetitious sound rumbles through the air above Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida as a U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft violently unleashes 4,200 rounds per minute from its 30mm hydraulic rotary cannon, breathing fire upon its target.The A-10s from the 107th Fighter

  • Brrrt: MacDill supports Guardian Blitz Exercise

    The sound of freedom continues over the skies of MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, and the surrounding Tampa Bay area, as A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from the 163rd Fighter Squadron, Indiana Air National Guard, are flown during the Guardian Blitz II exercise Dec. 3-14, 2018.

  • Tampa Bay’s skies rumble over Mother’s Day weekend

    Although MacDill Air Force Base, Florida lacks the joint base designation, aircraft and service members of all branches of service flooded the flightline throughout the second week of May, in preparation for Tampa Bay AirFest 2018.The event was open to the public, Saturday and Sunday, May 12-13 to

  • 914th ARW fulfills aerial refueling qualifications at MacDill

    A KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft sits on the flightline at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 30, 2018 prior to a refueling flight with the 914th Air Refueling Wing (ARW) from Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, N.Y. Last year, the 914th ARW began transitioning from tactical airlift to aerial