E-3G pays RAF Mildenhall a visit
On February 27th 2016 79-0001 E-3G AWACS 552nd ACW based at Tinker AFB, Oklahoma is seen lining up on runway 11 for departure back to the USA after diverting into RAF Mildenhall the day before. 79-0001 is one of the newly updated E-3G AWACS this upgrade is from the Block 30/35 to the Block 40/45 currently only nine of the 522nd ACW’s 27 E-3 AWACS’s are currently in the G-model format. The E-3G was first deployed into theatre in late 2015 and continues to be used.
79-0001 E-3G ‘SHUCK 82’ 552nd ACW is seen lining up on runway 11 for departure back to the USA. © Ryan Dorling (Reheat Aviation)