Hill Air Force Base fighter wings conduct night flying

An RAF Tornado. Image courtesy Hill Air Force Base.

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing will conduct night flying October 11-20.

Residents in the area may hear F-35s and F-16s flying during the evening as pilots continue to train for night-time combat, Hill Air Force Base said in a press release sent to FOX 13.

The 388th FW and Reserve 419th FW are required to train at night to maintain their readiness and all-weather capabilities according to HAFB.

Flying is scheduled to be complete by 10 p.m. each day during the training period.