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Eindhoven Air Base (NL) , July 1st & 2nd , 1993 (Arrivals for Open Days)

November 8, 2022 |

A wide variety of aircraft types presented itself during the 1993 Eindhoven Open Days ( see report elsewhere on the site).

On the 1st and 2nd of July the landing-area was already crowded with aircraft-spotters and photographers (Hans included) . … Read More

RF-84Fs of the Belgian Air Force

October 26, 2022 |

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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AEROSEUM, Goteborg (Sweden) September 2022

October 25, 2022 |

This large underground hangar was operated by the Swedish Air Force as a safe place to house the J29 Tunnans of no. 9 Wing, based at Save airfield. ; the deep excavated facility, 30 metres below the surface, was built … Read More

Wrecks&Relics (2011-today)

October 1, 2022 |

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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RF-84Fs of Greece (Hellenic Air Force)

January 27, 2022 |

Greece started receiving their first Thunderflashes in 1957, when 348 squadron (Mira) was formed at Larissa. The initial batch was augmented in 1964 by a number of ex Netherlands and German Air Force examples. In Greece the Thunderflashes were replaced by RF-4C Phantoms.

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USAF/ANG Thunderstreaks

December 3, 2021 |

The United States of America had large numbers of  Thunderstreaks in its USAF and ANG service; numerous Tactical Fighter Wings (mainly U.S. based, but also in Europe) were equipped with this aircraft.

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F-84F of the Greek/Hellenic Air Force

October 9, 2021 | 3

This gallery deals with the Thunderstreaks that once flew with  the  Greek  Air Force. Most pictures were taken when Frank and Hans were invited to visit the Greek AFB Larissa to report on the Best Hit Meet in 1972: after a lot of asking we were allowed to picture some operational aircraft of 344 squadron that were based here at Larissa.

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German F-84F

December 2, 2020 |

No less than 450 F-84F’s were delivered to the Luftwaffe (that is to say the West German Air Force) commencing in 1956 with assignments to the Fighter Training School  and Weapons School at Fürstenfeldbrück and Erding respectively.

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Thunderstreaks of the French Air Force

November 7, 2020 |

The Armée de l’Air received  circa 125 Thunderstreaks.

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Thunderstreaks of the K.Lu (in active service)

September 13, 2020 |

In the mid fifties the KLu (Koninklijke Luchtmacht) acquired 180 Republic F-84F Thunderstreaks, registered P-101 to P-277 and P-298 to P-300. The majority of the Streaks depicted in this album are selected out of the range P-157 to P-300, being the last of the type in operational service, flying with both 314 and 315 squadrons from Eindhoven AB. The Streak entered service in 1955 and the last ones were phased out in 1970. Last departures to other air forces (see below) took place in 1971. Read More