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  • 510th FS supports exercise INIOCHOS 21

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 510th Fighter Squadron takes off to support exercise INIOCHOS 21, Aviano Air Base, Italy, April 6, 2021. INIOCHOS 21 is an annual exercise in Greece designed to provide advanced and realistic aircrew training to strengthen interoperability of

  • Buzzards soar over Aviano AB

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 510th Fighter Squadron ascends above Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 22, 2021. Increase flying operations are key to the success of maintaining the 31st Fighter Wing’s ‘Adapt, Deter, Dominate’ capabilities. It also provided critical training

  • Buzzards return from Lakenheath FTD

    Airmen assigned to the 510th Fighter Squadron "Buzzards" and 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron recently visited Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom, for a flying training deployment (FTD) from Aug. 28 to Sept. 28.The training marked the first time the squadrons have gone TDY in over a year

  • Apart, together; Buzzards weather COVID-19 storm

    Normally a place full of energy and motion, lately the 510th Fighter Squadron building has been abnormally quiet and nearly empty.The squadron spent several months split into fourths with different reporting times and locations to help slow the spread of COVID-19; they may have been separated but

  • Aviano Elephant Walk

    The 31st Fighter Wing completed the first Elephant Walk in Aviano history, June 1, 2020 at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Launching 23 F-16s one right after the other, with six minutes of uninterrupted after burner—a stirring sight and an important first.

  • Buzzard team returns home

    Families welcomed back 31st Fighter Wing Airmen from a six-month deployment to Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan on Aviano Air Base, Italy, April 30 – May 9.Down range, the Airmen from the 510th Fighter Squadron flew 7,500 combat hours and executed more than 1,000 sorties to deter adversaries and