Six-ship A-10 formation simulates flying to AOR

SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, Germany – Three A-10 Thunderbolt IIs taxi toward the hardened aircraft shelters here Nov. 20. The A-10s joined with three others to form a six-ship aircraft formation that flew to a simulated deployed location during Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kali L. Gradishar)

SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, Germany – Three A-10 Thunderbolt IIs taxi toward the hardened aircraft shelters here Nov. 20. The A-10s joined with three others to form a six-ship aircraft formation that flew to a simulated deployed location during Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kali L. Gradishar)

SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, Germany –Senior Airman Josh Ogles, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics specialist, releases the ladder of an A-10 Thunderbolt II for Capt. Gary Moore, 52nd Operations Group executive officer and A-10 pilot, during a post-flight inspection here Nov. 20. The A-10 was part of a six-ship flying formation that flew to a simulated deployed location during Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kali L. Gradishar)

SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, Germany –Senior Airman Josh Ogles, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics specialist, releases the ladder of an A-10 Thunderbolt II for Capt. Gary Moore, 52nd Operations Group executive officer and A-10 pilot, during a post-flight inspection here Nov. 20. The A-10 was part of a six-ship flying formation that flew to a simulated deployed location during Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kali L. Gradishar)

SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, Germany – An A-10 Thunderbolt II goes through a post-flight inspection near Hardened Aircraft Shelter 2 as another A-10 taxis past Nov. 20. The A-10s were part of a six-ship aircraft formation that flew to a simulated deployed location during Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kali L. Gradishar)

SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, Germany – An A-10 Thunderbolt II goes through a post-flight inspection near Hardened Aircraft Shelter 2 as another A-10 taxis past Nov. 20. The A-10s were part of a six-ship aircraft formation that flew to a simulated deployed location during Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kali L. Gradishar)

SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, Germany – An A-10 Thunderbolt II sits in front of Hardened Aircraft Shelter 2 prior to a post-flight inspection here Nov. 20. The A-10 was part of a six-ship flying formation that flew to a simulated deployed location during Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kali L. Gradishar)

SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, Germany – An A-10 Thunderbolt II sits in front of Hardened Aircraft Shelter 2 prior to a post-flight inspection here Nov. 20. The A-10 was part of a six-ship flying formation that flew to a simulated deployed location during Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kali L. Gradishar)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Staff Sgt. Joseph Daly, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, reviews information on a computer during a post-flight inspection of an 81st Fighter Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II Nov. 20 here. The aircraft was part of a six-ship formation that took part in Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- Staff Sgt. Joseph Daly, 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, reviews information on a computer during a post-flight inspection of an 81st Fighter Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II Nov. 20 here. The aircraft was part of a six-ship formation that took part in Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon)

SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, Germany – Capt. Gary Moore, 52nd Operations Group executive officer and A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot, exits his aircraft after an initial post-flight inspection Nov. 20. Airmen then backed the A-10 into Hardened Aircraft Shelter 2 to conduct a more thorough inspection and aircraft regeneration. The A-10 was part of a six-ship flying formation that flew to a simulated deployed location during Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kali L. Gradishar)

SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, Germany – Capt. Gary Moore, 52nd Operations Group executive officer and A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot, exits his aircraft after an initial post-flight inspection Nov. 20. Airmen then backed the A-10 into Hardened Aircraft Shelter 2 to conduct a more thorough inspection and aircraft regeneration. The A-10 was part of a six-ship flying formation that flew to a simulated deployed location during Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kali L. Gradishar)

SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, Germany – Capt. Gary Moore, 52nd Operations Group executive officer and A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot, speaks with a crew chief during a post-flight inspection here Nov. 20. The A-10 was part of a six-ship flying formation that flew to a simulated deployed location during Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kali L. Gradishar)

SPANGDHALEM AIR BASE, Germany – Capt. Gary Moore, 52nd Operations Group executive officer and A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot, speaks with a crew chief during a post-flight inspection here Nov. 20. The A-10 was part of a six-ship flying formation that flew to a simulated deployed location during Operation Saber Crown 10-02. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kali L. Gradishar)