Photos

210918-F-ET654-0258

Lt. Col. Bryan Ewing, the 332nd Recruiting Squadron commander talks to a visitor inside the Air Force exhibit called "The Hangar" Sept. 18, 2021 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee. The 332nd RCS is headquartered in Nashville. Ewing encouraged the younger man to try out a virtual reality station inside The Hangar which allows guests to experience an in-flight aerial refueling mission as a boom operator. Operators see instruments, controls, and other aircraft while listening to aircrew members simultaneously attempting to connect a computer generated boom to another plane. Performance is scored by a computer in the timed scenario. Thousands of people visited BMS from Sept. 16, 17, and 18 during three NASCAR races. Hundreds took turns at this and two other stations inside The Hangar.

PHOTO BY: Randy Martin
VIRIN: 210918-F-ET654-0258.JPG
FULL SIZE: 8.12 MB
Additional Details

CAMERA

NIKON D850

LENS

N/A

APERTURE

28/10

SHUTTERSPEED

10/5000

ISO

1000

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at https://www.dimoc.mil/resources/limitations, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.