Military training exercises expected at MYR

Military training exercises expected at MYR

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Military aircraft operations are expected at the Myrtle Beach International Airport Monday through April 10, according to a press release from MYR.

MYR will be used as a base for the training exercises. The aircraft operations will not affect the airport's scheduled commercial aircraft operations, the release states.

Aircrafts that will be flown include:

  • KC- 707, aerial refueling aircraft developed by Boeing (identifiable by its 4-engines)
  • F-21 KFIR, fighter aircraft developed by Israel Aircraft Industries (identifiable by its canards – small forward wing)
  • MK-58 Hawker Hunter, jet-powered aircraft developed by Hawker Aircraft (identifiable by its swept wing design - wings angle backwards)
  • Learjet, aircraft developed by Bombardier Learjet (identifiable by unusual pods attached to the underbelly of the aircraft)

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