Shaw to ramp up night flying this month

12/05/2009 12:00 AM

12/04/2009 11:10 PM

SUMTER - Shaw Air Force Base will increase flying activity during evening hours Monday through Thursday.

Night flying will resume Dec. 14 and continue through Dec. 17.

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

- Staff and Wire Reports

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