Japan 501sq RF-4 recce phantoms now retired

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Erik_7Xi
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Re: Japan 501sq RF-4 recce phantoms now retired

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And with that, the Recce Rhino is now officially extinct....:(
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Iran ?
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FredL wrote:Iran ?
Was reported recently by a local on an F-4 group that there are still a handful of RF-4's flying in Iran (although their recce gear may no longer be operational?).
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...also see
https://www.mod.go.jp/asdf/hyakuri/

https://mobile.twitter.com/jasdf_hyakur ... 3284648962
At the # Baili base, the commander of the Air Command has performed a #Return Flag ceremony in conjunction with the abolition of the # Reconnaissance Air Corps, which is a unit directly controlled by the # Air Command. While the members of the reconnaissance squadron are lined up and watching, the command flag is returned from the commander of the reconnaissance squadron to the commander of the general squadron. The reconnaissance squadron was abolished on March 26, ending with a glorious history spanning 59 years since its inception in 1961.
Pictures thru
https://twitter.com/jasdf_hyakuri/statu ... 3284648962
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https://twitter.com/jasdf_hyakuri/
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Re: Japan 501sq RF-4 recce phantoms now retired

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Hi all,
The 501sqn.(RF-4E/EJs, T-4s) is disbanded on 26 Mar., 2020.
And the 3 sqn.(F-2A/Bs, T-4s) belongs to the 7 Wing(Hyakuri) on the same day.(26 Mar., 2020)

https://www.mod.go.jp/asdf/hyakuri/activity.html

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Uni wrote:The 501sqn.(RF-4E/EJs, T-4s) is disbanded on 26 Mar., 2020.
Bye, bye, Woodpeckers. :cry:
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