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RAF Bentwaters 1984 .
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Michael E. Fader / Andy Herzog

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Michael E. Fader

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1984 fand auf dem Flugplatz der RAF in Bentwates ein Air Show statt. Die Einheimische Einheit die 81 TFW der USAFE lud zum Open Day. RAF Bentwaters und RAF Woodbridge war der Heimatstützpunkt der sechs A-10 Thunderbolt Staffeln der Wing. Aufgrund der Größe der Einheit war sie auf zwei Stützpunkte verteilt.

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Fairchild A-10A Thundelbolt II #77-0180 of the 81 TFW from RAF Bentwaters

Lockheed F-16A Fighting Falcon #80-0572 of the 50 TFW from tha Air Base Hahn in Germany.

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Mc Donnell Douglas F-15A Eagle #79-0043 of the 525 TFS 36 TFS from Bittburg Germany (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Mc Donnell Douglas F-15A Eagle #79-0041 of the 525 TFS 36 TFS from Bittburg Germany (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Mc Donnell Douglas F-15A Eagle #80-0081 of the 525 TFS 36 TFS from Bittburg Germany (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Mc Donnell Douglas F-15A Eagle #79-0043 of the 525 TFS 36 TFS from Bittburg Germany (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

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Sikorsky HH-53C Stallion of the 67 ARRS 40 ARRW from RAF Woodbridge (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Lockheed HC-130P Hercules #69-5827 of the 67 ARRS 40 ARRW from RAF Woodbridge (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Lockheed C-130E Hercules #61-2363 (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Lockheed C-130E Hercules #61-2363 (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

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Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker #61-0266 of the 97 ARS 97 BW (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Lockheed C-141B Starlifter #65-0220 of the 437 MAW from Frankfurt Air Base in Germany (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Lockheed C-141B Starlifter #65-0220 of the 437 MAW from Frankfurt Air Base in Germany (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Dassault Mirage 5BA Belgian Air Force #BA- 43 of the 1st Smaldeel 3th Wing  (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

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Bell OH-58A Kiowa US Army (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Bell UH.1H Iroquois US Army (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Bell AH-1T Cobra US Army (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Bell AH-1T Cobra US Army (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

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Mc Donnell F-4E 68- 393 of the 512 TFS 86 TFW. (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Mc Donnell F-4E 68- 393 of the 512 TFS 86 TFW from Ramstein Air Base Germany (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

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General Dynamics F-111F #70-2411 of the 495 TFS 48 TFW from RAF Lakenheath (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

British Aerospace T Mk.1 Hawk #XX 348 possible of the 234 Sqn (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

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Partenavia Toronado GR Mk.1  #ZA 544 from the  45 Sqn (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Hunting Jat Provost T Mk.1 #XS 219 (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

British Aerospace Strikemaster T Mk.5 #XW 362 (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Aerospatiale Gazelle T Mk.2 from the 2 FTS RAF (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

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Gloster Meteor T Mk.7 #WA 669 of the Vinitage Pair Display Team  (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Gloster Meteor T Mk.7 #WA 669 of the Vinitage Pair Display Team (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

The Vinitage Pair display team (Vampire T11 and Meteor T7) until a tragic fatal collision destroyed both aircraft in 1986 (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Blackburn GR Mk.2 Buccaneer #XV 355 from the 237 OCU (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

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British Aerospace Lightning F Mk.6 #XR 718 of the 11 Sqn. (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Avro Vulcan B Mk.2 #XL 426 (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

Avro Vulcan B Mk.2 #XL 426 (Photo courtesy Michael E. Fader)

 
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Written 15. June 2007

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