Four U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, taxi down the flightline at Albacete Air Base, Spain, during the NATO Tactical Leadership Programme 19-1 flying course, Feb. 15, 2019. During TLP, U.S. Air Force F-15Es will conduct flying training with other NATO air forces including Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and Belgium. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III)
Senior Airman Shakielia Dennis-Lightner, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, prepares the fuel trucks to “hot pit” fuel F-16 Fighting Falcons during a Flying Training Deployment at Monte Real Air Base, Portugal, Feb. 13, 2019. Hot Pit refueling means an aircraft is refueled on the ground while the jet engine is still running, allowing the aircraft to quickly return to the skies for another mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron taxis down the flight line during a Flying Training Deployment at Monte Real Air Base, Portugal, Feb. 13, 2019. FTDs serve to enhance readiness and improve interoperability between the U.S. and NATO allies across Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
Airman 1st Class John Norris, right, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assistant dedicated crew chief, talks with a pilot assigned to the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron during a Flying Training Deployment at Monte Real Air Base, Portugal, Feb. 11, 2019. Pilots and maintenance personnel work closely to diagnose and repair problems with aircraft in order to keep up with a high training tempo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder)
A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, arrives at Albacete Air Base, Spain, during the NATO Tactical Leadership Programme 19-1 flying course, Feb. 15, 2019. During TLP, U.S. Air Force F-15Es will conduct flying training with other NATO air forces including Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and Belgium. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III)
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