A Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) Maintainer assigned to Wing 1 Military Air Base, and a US Air Force (USAF) Airmen, assigned to the 12th Fighter Squadron (FS), perform a pre-flight inspection on a USAF F-15C Eagle aircraft at Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base (RTAFB), Thailand, during Exercise COPE TIGER 2003. Cope Tiger is an annual multinational exercise in the Asia-Pacific region that promotes closer relations and enables air force units in the region to sharpen air combat skill and practice interoperability with US Forces