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Col Jon "JB" Kelk finishes historic final F-15 flight

Celebrating a final flight and milestone.  Pilots of the 110 Fighter Squadron, gathered to celebrate with Col Jon "JB" Kelk for his final F-15 flight at Lambert-Saint Louis Airport on March 12.  Col Kelk was the first ever pilot to log over 4000 hours in F-15 model aircraft and still holds the record with over 4160 flying hours.  Pictured left to right:  Lt Col Mike "Father" Flanagan, Col Rob "Mos" Mohr, Col Kelk, Lt Col Mike "Hung" Jurries, Lt Col Brian "Spiderman" Kamp, Lt Col Jeff "Chunks" Verville, and Col Greg "Spinner" Champagne.  The 110th Fighter Squadron is attached to the 131st Fighter Wing, Missouri Air National Guard (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sergeant Mary-Dale Amison)

Pilots of the 110th Fighter Squadron, "Lindbergh's Own", gathered to celebrate with Col. Jon "JB" Kelk for his final F-15 flight at Lambert-Saint Louis Airport March 12. Left to right: Lt. Col. Mike "Father" Flanagan, Col. Rob "Mos" Mohr, Colonel Kelk, Lt. Col. Mike "Hung" Jurries, Lt. Col. Brian "Spiderman" Kamp, Lt. Col. Jeff "Chunks" Verville and Col. Greg "Spinner" Champagne. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Mary-Dale Amison).

FINI FLIGHT - Col Jon "JB" Kelk makes a pass over the Missouri Air National Guard 131st Fighter Wing-Saint Louis Headquarters in preparation for landing after his final F-15 flight. Col Kelk was the first ever pilot to log over 4000 hours in F-15 model aircraft and still holds the record with over 4160 flying hours.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sergeant Mary-Dale Amison)

Col. Jon "JB" Kelk, the first pilot to fly 4000 hours in the F-15 Eagle, makes a pass over the Missouri Air National Guard 131st Fighter Wing-St. Louis Headquarters in preparation for landing after his final F-15 flight March 12. Colonel Kelk still holds the record of flying hours with over 4160. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Mary-Dale Amison.)

Doused!  Col Jon "JB" Kelk is doused with a firehose in honor of his final F-15 flight at the 131st Fighter Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, at Lambert-Saint Louis Airport on March 12.  Col Kelk was the first ever pilot to log over 4000 hours in F-15 model aircraft and still holds the record with over 4160 flying hours.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sergeant Mary-Dale Amison)

Col. Jon "JB" Kelk is doused with a fire hose in honor of his final F-15 flight at the 131st Fighter Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, Lambert-Saint Louis March 12. With the final sortie, Colonel Kelk accrued more than 4,100 hours in the Eagle, the most of any pilot to date. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Mary-Dale Amison).