AC-130J Ghostrider conducts operational testing

Maj. Brian Pesta, a pilot with the 1st Special Operations Group, Detachment 2, pilots an AC-130J Ghostrider with the number 13 written on his hand during a training mission over White Sands Missile Range, N.M., Dec. 13, 2016. Pesta writes down the number of crew on his hand before each flight for quick reference in the event of an emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Jeff Parkinson
VIRIN: 161213-F-HG908-0040.JPG
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