A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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Re: A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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Nice, these ouside shots. Never seen them this way! :!: And Turkish F-4's at Spang... HOT! Here are some b/w pics from the old days:

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And two other nice F-4E's:

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Re: A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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Really nice topic. I'm waiting for someone to start the Ramstein and Bitburg topics :)
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1978 Open House at Spang also welcomed some choppers:

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Re: A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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From more recent date (2006):

F-15E 494th FS Panthers RAF Lakenheath, UK
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F-16C wingcommanders aircraft
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A-10 81st FS Panthers take off and landing
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Some more pics from Fliegerhorst Spangdahlem:

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Re: A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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SquAdmin wrote:Really nice topic. I'm waiting for someone to start the Ramstein and Bitburg topics :)
Well, what's keeping you, SquAdmin?
Great shots everyone!. Keep 'em coming.

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Re: A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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Hans Rolink wrote:Well, what's keeping you, SquAdmin?
A decent scanner... :wink:
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Re: A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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Hi,

Did some archive work and found one of my first self shot fighterplanes, this F-4G 69-0248/SP 480TFS commander.

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It was parked near the fence- at the northern side, a female ground crew with very big feet was checking this Phantom before the afternoon mission, in August 1990. It was my first Spang visit, in 1,5 hour around 15 F-4Gs and 20 f-16Cs were launched from all the three units 23/81/480TFS!

It was the build up for their deployment to the Middle east because of Desert storm/shield.

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Re: A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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Hi,
my name is phantomderpfalz and this is my first post here at Scramble,
find this article on "A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base" very successful ... and would like to bring my contribution...


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69-7582.F-4G.SP.81TFS.52TFW. von phantomderpfalz auf Flickr

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69-0247.F-4E/G.SP.81TFS.52TFW. von phantomderpfalz auf Flickr
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Re: A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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22nd FS commander a/c:

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91-0406:

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81st FS:

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Two of the four Ohio F-16's earlier this year:

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Re: A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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Re: A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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Good afternoon,

I would like to update this section with some Hellenic F-16s. Four F-16Cs 047,051,053 and 065 came in for a fuelstop, on their way back from the Nato air Meet, Sept 2000. They were planned to go to Ramstein but came in at Spang. With 6 Turkish F-4Es/RF-4Es and two C-160Ds it was a nice day! The shots were taken on the old- spot near the fence in front of the tower.
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Re: A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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Nice visitors, Maurits. Do you have pics from the F-4's as well?

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Re: A tribute to Spangdahlem Air Base

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All taken at the (rainy) open house on july 17th 1988
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