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News | March 21, 2022

VTANG night ops scheduled

158th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

The Vermont Air National Guard will conduct night flying March 22-25 and from March 29 to April 1, with two takeoff periods.

The first takeoff period is scheduled between 3-5 p.m. with landings scheduled between 5-7 p.m. The second takeoff period is scheduled between 5-7 p.m. with landings scheduled between 8-10 p.m. There are no scheduled morning flights.

“Nighttime air operations present unique challenges that require the women and men of the 158th Fighter Wing to train a little later in the evening on occasion,” said Col. Michael Blair, 158th Operations Group commander.

Airmen of the 158th Fighter Wing conduct night operations to meet U.S. Air Force and Major Command requirements and proficiencies.

“As the nation’s first F-35 combat ready Air National Guard fighter wing, we are very proud in the robust and professional training our Airmen conduct with many other national assets,” said Blair.

For more information on the F-35 program, please visit www.vtguard.com/f35.

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