Log: Tanagra/Athens Flying Week 17Sep17

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Log: Tanagra/Athens Flying Week 17Sep17

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More questions than answers I am afraid, any help with unknowns or links to forums/sites with pics from the show most appreciated!

An unexpected chance for a short visit to Tanagra this Sunday during Athens Flying Week.
No prior research done so was all a bit chaotic and with very limited time.

Anyway noted/photographed as per very crude log below.

Static
ES1019 AH64 Greek Army
ES658 AB205 Greek Army spec c/s 2 TEAS
ES925 CH47 Greek Army
ES891 NH90 Greek Army
PN59 S70 Greek Navy
548 Mirage 2000 HAF
237 Mirage 2000 HAF
6336/1 K8 Egypt AF Silver Stars
743 C130 HAF
235/(19235) F86 Preserved special colours
5961/TF-5961 TF-104 Preserved
(115) Mirage F1 Preserved special colours
7450 RF4 Preserved special colours

020 C235 Polish AF
83 Mig29 Polish AF
88-0521/AV F16 USAF
89-2102/AV F16 UASF
84-0126 C21 USAF
45+77 Tornado GAF

N661RM R66
N169MR SR22
5B-CLW EC135
5B-CLQ EC130
SX-HIB AS355
SX-AEC TB9
SX-UAD Pipistrel Alpha Trainer
YU-UTA UTVA 75 Sova
I-C229 Pipistrel Virus
G-BFOF C150
SX-ACO C172

Flying 1200-1515
2x F4 HAF (around 1345)
1x S70 Greek Navy (around 1515)
FA-123 F16 BAF special c/s
2042 CL415 HAF
ES922 CH47 Greek Army
ES626 UH1 Greek Army
807 M18 HAF
G-WZRD EC120
I-SIVM CAP21
PH-SMX SU26
SX-MPK Maule MXT-7

Elsewhere - barracks near static area
2x Mirage F1 preserved

Elsewhere - Southwest shelter area
11x K8 Egypt AF Silvers (5/3/1/2/6/4/7/8/10/?/?)
300 C130 engines/parts missing
303 C130 engines/parts missing
744 C130 engines/parts missing
745 C130 engines/parts missing, special c/s
020 C235 Polish AF
1x AH64 Greek Army
1x F5 Preserved
1x A7 Preserved
1x F102 Preserved
1x T33 Preserved

Elsewhere - Southeast shelter area
2x F16 HAF
2x Mig29 Polish AF
1x F16 unk
2 T-6 HAF standard c/s

Elsewhere - Northwest shelter area
(129) F1 HAF Gate guard
XX319/XX177 +8 Hawk RAF Red Arrows
7x TS11 Polish AF Team Iskra
1x C130 HAF
1x F4 Preserved
1x Mirage 2000?
2x F-102 Preserved
1x F5 Preserved
1X F104 Preserved
1x T33

At least 11x Mirage F1 (GE shows 14 aircraft/I haven't got all on one photo but assume all 14 are still there)
ID'ed where (123/113/135(or 138)/104/117/133

Elsewhere - Gate guard northwest
1x F104 on pole

Elsewhere - Behind trees on north side I could see 1x T33 with open cockpit, but I see on GE there are plenty more in that compound.

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Re: Log: Tanagra/Athens Flying Week 17Sep17

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To answer the many questions, here is what I saw on Saturday, 16th :
static :
ES925 CH-47D 4.TEAS
ES1026 AH-64DHA 2.TEEP
ES658 AB.205A 2.TEAS spcl.marks
237 M.2000EG 332.Mira
548 M.2000-5EG 331.Mira
ES891 NH90 2.TEAS
PN59 S-70B 2.MEN
6336/1 K-8E 201.Sqn/Silver Stars
743 C-130H 356.Mira
19235 Sabre Mk.2 preserved
5961 TF-104G preserved
115 Mirage F1CG preserved
7450 RF-4E preserved
4577 Tornado AG 51
017 EADS-295M 13.ELT
083 MiG-29A 23.BLT
40126 C-21A 86.AW
88-0521/AV pr and 89-2102 F-16C 31.FW 510.FS

flying :
6325/1, 6332/2, 6327/3, 6333/4, 6335/5, 6385/6, 6326/7 6389/8, 6341/9 and 6331/10 together with 6343/10 as spare all K-8E SilverStars
1x AH-64 unidentified
023 plus 1 in spcl. marks T-6A out of 331.Mira shelter area
509 M.2000-5BG 331.Mira together with F-16D dogfight
2 x unidentified F-4E
PN60 S-70B 2.MEN
ES922 CH-47D 4.TEAS
ES626 UH-1H 2.TEAS
806 PZL-18BS 359.MAEDY
4056 F-16C Polish AF
FA123 spcl. and FA134 F-16AM arrived
2042 CL-415


SW shelter area (332.Mira):
160560 A-7E preserved
69132 F-5A preserved
61106 F-102A preserved
35801/TR-801 T-33A silver c/s preserved
35118/TR-118 T-33A preserved
742 and 745(spcl.) C-130H 356.Mira

NW gate:
129 Mirage F1CG preserved

north side:
1x F-104, 1x F-5, 1x RF-4E, 1x T-33 and 2x F-102 all preserved

dump northside :
517183 HU-16B
61034 and 61079 both grey and 61039 camo all F-102A

north shelter area :
13 Mirage F1CG in total (identified were 104, 107,117, 136, 137, 138 and 139) 123 was also read off, but this should be one of the two at the officers club

on field :
300 and 303 both C-130B wfu

NW shelter area :
749 C-130H together with the Red Arrows and the Iskry team

visible in the 331.Mira ramp were 2 Polish AF MiG-29 and 2 Greek F-16 (ZEUS demo team).

Any additions welcome !

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Re: Log: Tanagra/Athens Flying Week 17Sep17

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Egyptian K-8s!!! 8)
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Re: Log: Tanagra/Athens Flying Week 17Sep17

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Anyone checked the c/ns of the K-8s?
Or have decent photographs showing them (it is stencilled on rudder, wings, hull etc).
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Re: Log: Tanagra/Athens Flying Week 17Sep17

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Thx to Dede for the additions!
EvD wrote:Anyone checked the c/ns of the K-8s?
Sadly only got close to the one on static 6336/1 which was L8E3200081
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Re: Log: Tanagra/Athens Flying Week 17Sep17

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canberra wrote:Thx to Dede for the additions!
EvD wrote:Anyone checked the c/ns of the K-8s?
Sadly only got close to the one on static 6336/1 which was L8E3200081
Are you sure for the serial 6336? In the LOG 6325 is mentioned with code 1 and that one should have c/n L8E3200065

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Re: Log: Tanagra/Athens Flying Week 17Sep17

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Vermeer wrote:Are you sure for the serial 6336? In the LOG 6325 is mentioned with code 1 and that one should have c/n L8E3200065
There were two #1s and two #10s (12 aircraft in total). 6336/1 was the one on static
Check photo section for a pic..
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Re: Log: Tanagra/Athens Flying Week 17Sep17

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Egyptians K-8
1/6325,
2/6332,
3/6327,
4/6333,
5/6335,
6/6395,
7/6326,
8/6389,
9/6341,
10/6331,
1/6336 static
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Re: Log: Tanagra/Athens Flying Week 17Sep17

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F-16D Dogfight with Mirage 2000 was 144 at 16 &17.09,
T-6 / 023 and 037 with Special tail cs,
Polish AF Mig-29 / 56 in flying Display 16.09
F-16C 538, 500 flying Display,
SH-60 / PN60 flying Display 16 & 17.09,

Mirage F-1 at Officers Casino 105 & 140

The Mirage F-1 in North Shelter area was total 14,

Have anyone the serials from the 5 P-3 Orion in open storage, can only identify 153441
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Re: Log: Tanagra/Athens Flying Week 17Sep17

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smitty wrote:Have anyone the serials from the 5 P-3 Orion in open storage, can only identify 153441
Do you mean the HAI ramp ? If so we read of the following a/c of 05-May-17:

1* C-130B (723 or 948)
1* F-4E (68-0480)
1* Mi-26T (EW-330TF)
4* P-3B (153415, 153424, 153427, +1)

Theory:
- According to the Scramble database the following 5* P-3B's are marked for modification: 153415, 153424, 153427, 152744, 153441 (the 3* we saw in May, the one you saw recentelijk +1);
- In May 2017 we saw only 2* P-3's left at Elefsis: 152183 (P-3A) + 1* P-3B (most likely the 152747)
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Re: Log: Tanagra/Athens Flying Week 17Sep17

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This month's Air Forces Monthly (dec 2017 issue) states that P-3B's 152744 and 153441 were both delivered by air (in flying condition!) from Elefsis to Tanagra for refurbishment in July of 2016. That should make up for 5 P-3B's at Tanagra; in november, (just) 4 were seen outside with only 153441 and 153424 identified. One RUMOUR we heard in Greece was that the engines from the C-130's stored engineless at Tanagra are to be used for the Orion refurbishment programme...
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