A-10 Thunderbolt II
C-17 Globemaster III
F-16 Fighting Falcon
HH-60G Pave Hawk
RQ-4 Global Hawk
This single-pilot aircraft is a vital component in the Close Air Support (
) system. The A-10 is a legend in its durability and tenacity.
The primary mission of this aircraft is to deliver massive amounts of targeted bombs.
This is an extremely versatile aircraft, serving as the vehicle of choice for the famed Hurricane Hunters, who fly across huge storms at sea, measuring their power and predicting landfall.
This aircraft is used in Aviation Foreign Internal Defense (AVFID) training and is now the primary aircraft on the 919th Special Operations Wing flightline at Duke Field.
The C-17 is excellent in terms of range, ability to land on all kinds of surfaces including sand, and it can even backup.
The C-40 B/C provides safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for U.S. leaders to locations around the world.
This gentle giant is the largest plane in the Air Force fleet and the third largest in the world.
This essentially is a flying control tower, sorting friendly from unfriendly aircraft and routing planes from point to point while they are in the air.
This is a very maneuverable tactical fighter that can carry four different air-to-air weapons, and visual guidance systems for each system is automatically called up on the head-up display.
As the primary fighter jet in the fleet, the F-16 can fly in a single or two-pilot configuration.
Combining the startling capabilities of stealth technologies that make it almost invisible to radar and supercruise power that lets it fly at
greater than 1.5 Mach without an afterburner, the F-22 Raptor is the newest fighter in the Air Force fleet.
The HC-130P/N "King" is the only dedicated fixed-wing Personnel Recovery platform in the Air Force inventory.
This helicopter transports Air Force Reserve Pararescuemen on rescue
, and is frequently under the protection of the A-10 Thunderbolt II.
The four-person crew, including a boom operator, can refuel in mid-air all kinds of craft from helicopters to C-5s, thus dramatically extending their range and time in the air.
The four crewmembers on the KC-135 refuel the aircraft of the Reserve in mid-air to extend flight range.
The MC-12W is a medium- to low-
, twin-engine turboprop aircraft. The primary mission is providing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, or altitude , support directly to ground forces.
This remotely-piloted craft is primarily tasked with armed reconnaissance and frequently flies in support of ground troops.
The Reaper is a remotely controlled aircraft, similar to the Predator, but it can fly at high
One of the Air Force Reserve's elite unmanned aircraft, the Global Hawk, is used to relay important intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance long distances in order to support U.S. armed forces in times of combat as well as to maintain the peace worldwide.
This aircraft is a high-wing, medium-range aircraft flown by the Air Force Reserve Command for weather reconnaissance