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  • 56th CES maintain arresting system, ensure safety

    An F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 309th Fighter Squadron accelerates towards emergency cables during an annual drill to recertify the BAK-12 arresting system May 8, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The BAK-12, which is maintained by the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron, uses modified brake systems connected by a cable across the runway
  • Pilot’s quick thinking resolves in-flight emergency

    From initial pilot training to mission qualification training, U.S. Air Force pilots complete intensive training and preparation to learn critical skills to fly, fight and win, as well as prevent mishaps. However, F-35 and F-16 trainees in the 56th Fighter Wing also receive cutting edge human performance optimization training across physical, mental, and emotional domains. In May 2019, Capt. Robert, a 61st Fighter Squadron student pilot, was on a training mission when he found himself faced with an in-flight emergency.
  • 41 years of DOD service, comes to an end for this aviation enthusiast

    With a black camping chair, a sack of cold sandwiches, and a very large camera, Harvey Brugger, 56th Operation Support Squadron air traffic controller, sits between runways, doing what he loves: aviation photography.
  • F-35 HFT prepares for new demonstration profile

    The F-35 Heritage Flight Team is officially transitioning to the F-35 Demonstration Team for the 2019 air show season taking their current flying profile to new heights.
  • 61st Fighter Squadron deploys GBU-12

    An F-35 Lightning II from the 61st Fighter Squadron deploys a GBU-12 500-pound laser- guided bomb for the first time in the squadron's history April 25, 2016, at the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Gila Bend, Ariz. Three F-35s successfully delivered six inert GBU-12s during the practice sortie, making the 61st FS the second squadron at Luke Air Force Base to drop bombs from the F-35. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan)
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