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RNAF F-16 arrives in Iowa for painting

RNAF F-16 arrives for painting

A well weathered F-16 from the Royal Netherlands Air Force arrives at the185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa on October 8, 2019. Over the course of the next few weeks the aircraft will receive a new coat of paint at the Air National Guard paint facility in Sioux City as part of ongoing corrosion control protocols. The Dutch F-16 is attached to the 162nd Fighter Wing of the Arizona Air National Guard as part of the fighter training program in Tucson. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot

RNAF F-16 arrives for painting

Workers from the Air National Guard paint facility receive a Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 on the ramp at the 185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa on October 8, 2019. Over the course of the next few weeks the aircraft will receive a new coat of paint at the Air National Guard paint facility in Sioux City as part of ongoing corrosion control protocols. The Dutch F-16 is attached to the 162nd Fighter Wing of the Arizona Air National Guard as part of the fighter training program in Tucson. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot

RNAF F-16 arrives for painting

Lt. Colonel Niki Luijsterburg of the Royal Netherlands Air Force brings his F-16 to a full stop at the185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa on October 8, 2019. Over the course of the next few weeks the aircraft will receive a new coat of paint at the Air National Guard paint facility in Sioux City as part of ongoing corrosion control protocols. The Dutch F-16 is attached to the 162nd Fighter Wing of the Arizona Air National Guard as part of the fighter training program in Tucson. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot

RNAF F-16 arrives for painting

A tow bar is attached to an F-16 from the Royal Netherlands Air Force in order to pull it to the Air National Guard Paint Facility at the185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa on October 8, 2019. Over the course of the next few weeks the aircraft will receive a new coat of paint at the Air National Guard paint facility in Sioux City as part of ongoing corrosion control protocols. The Dutch F-16 is attached to the 162nd Fighter Wing of the Arizona Air National Guard as part of the fighter training program in Tucson. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot

RNAF F-16 arrives for painting

A weathered tail flash on an F-16 from the Royal Netherlands Air Force shows both the flag of the U.S. State of Arizona and the flag of the Netherlands. The Dutch F-16 is attached to the 162nd Fighter Wing of the Arizona Air National Guard as part of the fighter training program in Tucson. The F-16 is at the185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa on October 8, 2019, where over the course of the next few weeks the aircraft will receive a fresh coat of paint at the Air National Guard paint facility as part of ongoing corrosion control protocols. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot

Sioux City, Iowa -- A well weathered F-16 from the Royal Netherlands Air Force arrives at the185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa on October 8, 2019. Over the course of the next few weeks the aircraft will receive a new coat of paint at the Air National Guard paint facility in Sioux City as part of ongoing corrosion control protocols. The Dutch F-16 is attached to the 162nd Fighter Wing of the Arizona Air National Guard as part of the fighter training program in Tucson. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Vincent De Groot