RAF Lakenheath pilots take to skies for night time training

An F-15 taking off at RAF Lakenheath

An F-15 taking off at RAF Lakenheath - Credit: Archant

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.