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Thunderstreaks.com | December 8, 2019

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RAF Wildenrath (G) , July 5th , 1968 (arrivals for 50 Years R.A.F. Open Days)

January 13, 2018 |

On July 5th , 1968 Hans went to Royal Air Force Station Wildenrath , a few miles across the Dutch-German border . He positioned himself near the landing-approach lights and awaited the aircraft and helicopters that were to arrive to attend the two Open Days that were planned there on the next two days.

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Ramstein AB (G) USAFE Armed Forces Day 1971

March 14, 2013 |

On June 11th and 12th , 1971 a number of (Dutch) aircraft spotters (Hans was one of them) travelled to Ramstein Air Base in Germany to attend the USAFE Armed Forces Day , which also marked the end of the NATO Royal Flush Reconnaissance Meet that was organized there during the weeks before.

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Wiesbaden Air Base (G) Armed Forces Day 1971

February 25, 2013 |

On June 13rd , 1971 a group of Dutch aircraft-spotters (Hans was one of them) visited Wiesbaden Air Base in Germany, which was an American air transport and communications facility at the time.

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Spotting in Germany

October 18, 2012 |

The pictures in this gallery were taken in Germany by the authors throughout the years often under difficult circumstances , always staying outside the gates and fences of military airfields.

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