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D-M expects increased flying traffic for A-10 competition

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This photo from Hawgsmoke 2012 shows a bomb deployed from a U.S. Air Force A-10 (Source: http://www.dm.af.mil) This photo from Hawgsmoke 2012 shows a bomb deployed from a U.S. Air Force A-10 (Source: http://www.dm.af.mil)
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The 355th Fighter Wing will host its biannual A-10 bombing, missile and tactical gunnery competition, called Hawgsmoke.

Approximately 14 A-10 squadrons and teams from around the world will take part, according to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base officials.

Residents can expect to see and hear more A-10 traffic in and out of D-M during training from July 9 through 12.

Officials said pilots will adhere to all Davis-Monthan arrival and departure and noise abatement procedures. If residents have comments or concerns about flight operations, they can call the base's flight operations hotline at (520) 228-5091.

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