RCAF CF-18s arrive at Holloman

Royal Canadian Air Force Arrival

Royal Canadian Air Force Capt. Theyne Rathbone, 401st Tactical Fighter Squadron pilot, loads mobility bags into a flight line truck after his arrival Jan. 24, 2018 at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Canadian aircraft and personnel are part of a unique training operation taking place at Holloman over the next few weeks. The Canadian’s visit is a unique joint opportunity for F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots and maintainers from the 54th Fighter Group to train and work with the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Docherty)

Royal Canadian Air Force Arrival

Royal Canadian Air Force Lt. Col. Forrest Rock, the 401st Tactical Fighter Squadron commanding officer, speaks to fellow RCAF airmen after their arrival Jan. 24, 2018 at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Canadian aircraft and personnel are part of a unique training operation taking place at Holloman over the next few weeks. The Canadian’s visit is a unique joint opportunity for F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots and maintainers from the 54th Fighter Group to train and work with the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Docherty)

Royal Canadian Air Force Arrival

Royal Canadian Air Force leaders from the 401st Tactical Fighter Squadron, discuss plans following their arrival Jan. 24, 2018 at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. The Canadian CF-18 Hornet aircraft and personnel are part of an international training exercise at Holloman over the next few weeks. The Canadian’s visit is a unique joint opportunity for F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots and maintainers from the 54th Fighter Group to train and work with the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Docherty)

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Personnel and equipment, including CF-18 Hornets, from the Royal Canadian Air Force began arriving at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 24, 2018. This visit, scheduled to last until mid-February, is a unique joint opportunity to bolster NATO partnerships with the U.S. Air Force and to expand the training syllabus of the F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots and maintainers from the 54th Fighter Group.