During Red Flag 12-2, an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 416th Flight Test Squadron rests before the backdrop of the nightlights of downtown Las Vegas. The 416th FLTS is out of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Courtesy photo by Chad Bellay.
A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer aircraft assigned to the 77th Weapons Squadron (WS) takes off for a training mission during an integrated tactics phase at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 3, 2011. The 77th WS, part of the USAFWS, provides instructional flying and tactics training for students piloting the B-1B Lancer. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett.