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by NJO
01 May 2021, 16:08
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: F-35 Lightning II developments
Replies: 1859
Views: 568285

Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

I would think that if AF-302 is the first for Lakenheath then its serial will be xx-5495? Regards Mark Not if the next block of USAF F-35A are AF-280 onwards and start 19-5452 (following on from AF-279 18-5451) as AF-302 would be quite a bit before 5495 .. but as already mentioned we will know very...
by NJO
30 Apr 2021, 17:13
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: F-35 Lightning II developments
Replies: 1859
Views: 568285

Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

Starfighter_F-104G wrote: 30 Apr 2021, 12:29 AF-302 first F-35A for 495FS
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0NZFCvWEAE ... name=large
Would that be 19-5474?
by NJO
22 Apr 2021, 16:57
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: F-35 Lightning II developments
Replies: 1859
Views: 568285

Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

F-35A query I am looking for the identity of F-35A xx-5285 (FY/FMS 17-xx or 18-xx). I think this is an Italian one, but I am not sure. Second question: is there already an indication of the users for FY/FMS xx-5452 to xx-5506 Regards, Hans van Herk Assumed 5452-5506 will be 19-5452 to 19-5506.. AF-...
by NJO
23 Mar 2021, 19:08
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 2021 official UK paper: those huge future defence cuts, link...
Replies: 4
Views: 668

Re: 2021 official UK paper: those huge future defence cuts, link...

Why do you think only 3 E-7 is a waste of time? They only have 2 flying E-3s left and seem to do OK with them...
by NJO
28 Jan 2021, 08:56
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 247? F-22' s completed the Structural Repair Program
Replies: 2
Views: 603

Re: 247? F-22' s completed the Structural Repair Program

Maybe some went through the process more than once...
by NJO
18 Jan 2021, 08:00
Forum: Vintage, warbirds and wrecks & relics
Topic: MiG-23 Brussel museum
Replies: 4
Views: 875

Re: MiG-23 Brussel museum

Quite a few books written about this operation.

E.g.

https://www.amazon.com/Red-Eagles-Ameri ... B01DPPTRD2
by NJO
28 Nov 2020, 13:24
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: 26nov2020 PIX: first French Air Force Airbus A340-replacing A330 delivered...
Replies: 2
Views: 613

Re: 26nov2020 PIX: first French Air Force Airbus A340-replacing A330 delivered...

But that one was not the first one ordered to replace the two A340s.. think that one replaced the A319s
by NJO
08 Nov 2020, 16:33
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: JASDF E-2D sensor help
Replies: 4
Views: 872

Re: JASDF E-2D sensor help

Not sure, but the photo is of an E-2C.
by NJO
09 Sep 2020, 11:48
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: F-35 Lightning II developments
Replies: 1859
Views: 568285

Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

Not seen reported before (but apologies may have missed it).

RAF BK-19 ZM153 has been flying since August. Photos have been posted elsewhere.. see..

https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9815443

Any sign of ZM154 or ZM155 as these 3 were due for delivery in 2020?
by NJO
25 Aug 2020, 15:36
Forum: Spotting Rest of Europe
Topic: req: AdlA A330 on Bordeaux aug.16.?
Replies: 5
Views: 1205

Re: req: AdlA A330 on Bordeaux aug.16.?

Polleke_NL wrote:Hi all,

I noted an AdlA A330 on the Dassault ramp at Bordeaux on Aug. 16, but is they come without visible regi, does anyone happen to know which might be the most likely candidate for this aircraft?

Thanks in advance.
If it was in the VIP scheme then they only have 1. F-RARF.
by NJO
09 Jul 2020, 08:08
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: F-35 Lightning II developments
Replies: 1859
Views: 568285

Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

tally wrote:AF-247, 18-5357/WA “57 FW” as Lightning 31, First flight, July 8, 2020.

Tally.

Can you confirm this is AF-247.. thought this one would be AF-248?
by NJO
04 Jun 2020, 17:52
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: F-35 Lightning II developments
Replies: 1859
Views: 568285

Re: F-35 Lightning II developments

Have there been any reports of which F-35A was written off at Eglin not long ago? Thanks.
by NJO
01 Apr 2020, 11:38
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: USS Roosevelt
Replies: 7
Views: 2164

Re: USS Roosevelt

Always thought it was based in San Diego and the Reagan was the one that lived in Japan… has this changed recently?
by NJO
24 Oct 2019, 18:25
Forum: Aviation Photo Forum
Topic: Japan Air Self-Defense Force Museum Hamamatsu Sept 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1563

Re: Japan Air Self-Defense Force Museum Hamamatsu Sept 2019

Assume the F-2 63-8501 is still just the plastic full size replica, or has it been replaced by a real one by now?
by NJO
20 Dec 2017, 18:01
Forum: Military Aviation News
Topic: MASR Database Website
Replies: 2
Views: 1007

Re: MASR Database Website

It had not been updated for a few years and the books are no longer produced so assume they no longer exist, and the web site has now finally gone too?