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Hill AFB fighters will train on most weekday nights in September

Sep 3, 2022, 8:21 PM
FILE: An F-35A of Hill Air Force Bases 388th and 419th fighter wings does a flyby for a training exercise on November 19, 2018 in Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Fighter jets will conduct local night-flying operations on most weekdays in September, according to Hill Air Force Base.

In the Hill AFB press release, active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings will train until approximately 11 p.m after Labor Day weekend, but exact days and times will vary.

“Hill’s fighter wings must train at night to maintain their combat readiness and all-weather capabilities,” reads the release. “Night flying is limited to what is required for pilots to remain proficient in those skills for deployments.”

 

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