RF-84F

The RF-84F Thunderflash was the very succesful reconnaissance version of the Thunderstreak. We try to cover all NATO air forces that flew the type.

The USAF of course used the Thunderflash in largest numbers : after all it was an American design !  The…

The Thunderflash was the very successful reconnaissance version of the Thunderstreak; within NATO it a.o. saw service with the…

Greece started receiving their first Thunderflashes in 1957, when 348 squadron (Mira) was formed at Larissa. The initial batch…

The German Thunderflashes were phased out in the years 1965-1966 in favour of the RF-104G Starfighter. Two squadrons (Geschwader)…

One squadron of the Royal Danish Air Force was equipped with Thunderflashes until 1971 when they were phased out…

RF-84Fs of the Italian Air Force

The Italian Thunderflashes were based at Villafranca, in northern Italy. The 78 Italian aircraft started entering AMI service in…

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

  No 306 Sqn KLu received its first RF 84F Thunderflash at RAF Laarbruch (G) on…

H-AZ RF-84F

RF-84Fs of the RNorwegianAF

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

RF-84Fs of the Turkish Air Force

Turkey received a number of ex-USAF and later ex German and Dutch Thunderflashes. They flew with 113 Filo (Sqn)…

RF-84Fs of France (Armee de l’Air)

French Thunderflashes flew with the 33rd Wing (Escadre) at Strassbourg. Within the 33 Wing the RF-84F equipped 3…