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AIRCRAFT WRECKS & RELICS (pictured 2011-today, excl. USA)

October 15, 2018 |

This gallery features pictures of aircraft that have been disposed of or preserved in one way or another; the airframes depicted here (gate-guards, monuments, eye-catchers, etc.) are photographed in the years 2011 onward. Airframes pictured in earlier years are in a separate gallery. Note that some of the aircraft portrayed here are no longer present at the given location.

W&R portrayed in the USA are dealt with in a separate gallery (also in this album “Preserved Aircraft”).

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Royal Air Force Wildenrath (G) Airshow, June 15th, 1969

August 28, 2013 |

On a very hot day in June 1969 the Wildenrath Airshow took place; Wildenrath was at the time one of the four RAF-Germany airbases. It was an excellent opportunity for young spotters,such as Hans and Frank , to enlarge their collection!

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RF-84Fs of the Belgian Air Force

April 26, 2013 |

 

The Thunderflash was the very successful reconnaissance version of the Thunderstreak; within NATO it a.o. saw service with the  the Belgian Air Force (BAF).

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RF-84Fs of the RNorwegianAF

April 24, 2013 | 2

Norway never used the Thunderstreak, but it did aquire a number of the reconnaissance variant , the RF-84F Thunderflash.

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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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Bierset (Belgium) Open Day, June 21st, 1980

October 25, 2012 |

On June 21st and 22nd, 1980 two Open Days were held at Bierset AB in Belgium and it was one of the first times that a Belgian F-16 was shown in public. There were so few people visiting the Open Day on the 21st , making Hans think for a while that the organizers had assembled the aircraft on static especially for him…! Despite the less favourable weather conditions he took some colour-slides.

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RF-84Fs of the Royal Netherlands Air Force (KLu)

October 24, 2012 |

RF-84F Thunderflash P-4 of KLU 306 sqn (photo coll. FK).

No 306 Sqn KLu received its first RF 84 Thunderflash at RAF Laarbruch on 4 April 1956. The squadron was posted to Laarbruch from 8 Nov 1954 till 15 Jan 1958 when they moved to Deelen.

In their early days they wore a silver livery with the 306 squadron-code (TP-) on the nose; in later years they were camouflaged and subsequently their P- registration was added.

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