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LipadNa
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Re: Show us your best Northrop F-5 pictures.....

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PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE F-5s 1965-2005

All photos and captions from http://home.eblcom.ch/f5enthusiast/AirF ... nesAF.html
i do not own these pics...credits to the owners.

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Northrop F-5B in the orignal metal colours and FA-589 code, on a rainy day at Basa AB, 1968

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Line-up at Basa AB in 1972 with 6th Squadron tail badge and aircraft name on nose.Photo: archives The Northrop F-5 Enthusiast

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Northrop F-5B 10589 at Basa AB December 1980, in metallic colours, without FA- code, first version on tail.

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Northrop F-5B 10589 at Basa AB on a foggy day in May 1976.
Photo: archives The Northrop F-5 Enthusiast


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Northrop F-5A 69148 seen in 09-76, named Lightning, in an striking camouflage scheme, inclusive tanks
Photo: archives The Northrop F-5 Enthusiast
LipadNa
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Northrop F-5B 13380 at Mactan AB in February 1977 equipped with a maximum load of tanks to increase range, in company of several F-5A and North American F-86F.

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Northrop F-5A 69150 at Basa AB in September 1980 with underbelly target.
Photo: Archive The Northrop F-5 Enthusiast


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Northrop F-5A 10499 posing at Clark AFB on 16-02-84 with 26th TFTAS Northrop F-5E, Lockheed T-33A
and McDonnel F-4E 3rd TFS during exercise "Cope Thunder '84".

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The 6th Fighter Squadron was also present to the "Cope Thunder '85" edition. Hereunder Northrop F-5A 10506 pictured during rolling for take-off at Clark AFB in 1985 with brightly, orange painted AIM-9B Sidewinder and rocket launcher.


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Northrop F-5A 10507 together with a slightly different coloured example - Puerto Princesa AB March 1992
Photo: Archive The Northrop F-5 Enthusiast


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Camouflaged Northrop F-5A 69124 (without rudder) with toned down seal and an unknown, possibly 13380, F-5B, with coloured seal, in May 1998. Both have the "Blue Diamonds" badge with number 1 painted on the nose.
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Great pictures from those Phil Air Force Freedom Fighters, a true warrior. Many pictures never seen before :worship:

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Simply wonderful, both the subjects and the quality of the scans. Well done that man!

Hans.
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