Tailcodes For Local Unit

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Reggie
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Tailcodes For Local Unit

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So it appears that my home unit, the 188th Wing in Ft. Smith, Arkansas has been assigned a new mission. The 188th is getting the Singapore training mission from Luke in both F-16's and F-35's.

https://www.swtimes.com/story/news/2021 ... 534443002/

I was just wondering if the aircraft will have the standard USAF paint with "FS" tail code as before, Singapore paint schemes, or some specially assigned tail code.

What's the norm?

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At least for the Vipers, which I see here all the time at Luke AFB, they carry "LF" tails. That said, the other countries conducting initial F-35 training at Luke run line jet markings, I assume for the eventual move to their home country.
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Thanks Chris. Will be interesting to see.

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