RAF Lakenheath pilots take to skies for night time training

PUBLISHED: 11:57 27 January 2016 | UPDATED: 12:30 28 January 2016

An F-15 taking off at RAF Lakenheath

An F-15 taking off at RAF Lakenheath


Pilots from RAF Lakenheath have begun a three-week period of night flying training.

The 48th Fighter Wing will be undertaking this nocturnal training at the USAF base until Friday, February 12.

A spokesman for RAF Lakenheath said: “Night time flying operations are required to maintain aircrew proficiency and to ensure our pilots remain ready to meet future challenges.”

For low-flying aircraft and aircraft-related noise concerns, please call the RAF Lakenheath Command Post on 01638 524800.

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