F-15

F-15 Flyovers salute health care workers

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Today’s health care salute flyover had special meaning for the flight crews with the Oregon Air National Guard. Lieutenant Colonel Victor Knill was in the cockpit for Friday’s flyovers.  “Today is our way of basically saying ‘thank you’ …

‘Heritage Jet’ unveiled at Kingsley Field

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A ‘Heritage Jet’ was unveiled Friday at Kingsley Field, honoring the base’s namesake. The special design on an F-15 was revealed to a large crowd, in recognition of 2nd Lieutenant David R. Kingsley. The fighter jet was painted …

Keep ’em flying

Klamath Falls, Ore. – An old building is providing new independence for the 173rd Fighter Wing at Kingsley Field. Recent opening of a new fire station at Kingsley Field left the old fire house vacant. “We were able to re-purpose it.”  Notes …

Schedule for Memorial Day F-15 flyovers

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Oregon Air National Guard is scheduled to conduct flights over Memorial Day ceremonies across the state, including southern Oregon. F-15 fighter jets from the 173rd Fighter Wing in Klamath Falls will fly over six communities in our …

F-15 Art contest

Klamath Falls, Ore. – What could be the highest-flying, fastest artistic competition in history is now underway in Klamath Falls – and your design could soon be displayed on a fighter jet. The canvas for the design competition is the F-15 eagle. …

Tracking Santa Claus with the 173rd Fighter Wing

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Crews at Kingsley Field are busy tracking Santa Claus from deep in an underground bunker. “Contact is made – 165 miles north of the field.”  Announces one of the airmen monitoring radar and communications.  “Looks like his callsign …