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Shaw aircraft resume night flying

Release Number: 011106

Residents near Shaw Air Force Base may notice increased flying activity during evening hours Nov. 6-8 due to a temporary increase in the number of flights after sunset.

These flights provide Shaw F-16 pilots the opportunity to train with night vision equipment and practice tactics that are critical to survivability in combat.

For more information, contact 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs at (803) 895-2019 or evenings, contact the on-call public affairs representative through the Shaw AFB command post at (803) 895-5850.