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Night-flying to begin from RAF Lakenheath

PUBLISHED: 15:08 23 October 2012

Night-flying will begin from RAF Lakenheath

Night-flying will begin from RAF Lakenheath

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Fighter aircraft from RAF Lakenheath will begin flying at night from next week.

Aircrews flying the 48th Fighter Wing’s F-15C Eagles and F-15E Strike Eagles are required to train day and night and during all-weather conditions to remain prepared for operations worldwide.

Night-flying training, which will begin from October 29, will provide aircrews the opportunity to use night-vision equipment and procedures.

This will continue until mid-December and will not go on past 10pm.

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