F-84F P-172 is no more

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Fred
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F-84F P-172 is no more

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Ex KLu F-84F Thunderstreak P-172 was ground into bits only recently. A long-time resident of the Luchtmacht Technische School (LETS) round the corner from Deelen, it moved to the Fokker School after the LETS closure. In August 2017 P-172 was trucked to Deelen, still with the LETS badge on the fin. The Air Force staff is of the opinion that now that every relevant air base that used to fly the F-84F has one as well as one in the Nationaal Militair Museum, no other F-84Fs should remain. Only the fin and rudder do remain; they were presented to the Museum Deelen.
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Re: F-84F P-172 is no more

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Roer en kielvlak staan inmiddels in de expositie. Zie:
https://www.museumdeelen.nl/deelen-verw ... derstreak/
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Re: F-84F P-172 is no more

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Always sad when an aircraft is scrapped, but
no other F-84Fs should remain
I hope this is not the exact reasoning for it.... :?
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Re: F-84F P-172 is no more

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This is very sad news. She was by far the best preserved F-84F. Serviceable till the end....

She only lacked an engine.
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