Here you can find a gallery of interesting pictures, taken by Giovanni Maduli on both Jun. 5, during the Open House, and Jun. 6 when two F-4 Phantom fighter jets of the local QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) were scrambled.
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Here’s a brand new special Phantom from JASDF. Japan’s Air Force 302 Hikotai (Tactical Fighter Squadron) of the 7th Air Wing of the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force based at Hyakuri Air Base in the Ibaraki […]
Luftwaffe’s Airbus 340, called “Konrad Adenauer”, carrying the German delegation to the G20 summit, suffered technical problems about an hour into the 15-hour trip to Buenos Aires. Angela Merkel is currently travelling to the G20 […]
Any idea how many hours on those airframes? It must be incredible!