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Photo ID 122533 by Baldur Sveinsson. UK Air Force McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2 F 4M, XV408
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Visting the 57th in May of 1978. The serial of this Phantom in not quite certain, but XV408 did belong to 29th sqn. with the code P a bit later. Here it is doing a low flyby of runway 20 just before landing after a mission with the 57th FIS F-4Es.
Photo ID 122530 by Baldur Sveinsson. Private Commemorative Air Force CASA 2 111F, N72615
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Stopping over at Reykjavík on the way to the USA. Was at one time the personal transport of Spanish general Francisco Franco. It was the last flyable CASA-2111 and was destroyed in a fatal crash near the Cheyenne, Wyoming airport on July 10, 2003.
Photo ID 122529 by Baldur Sveinsson. Private Commemorative Air Force CASA 2 111F, N72615
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Stopping over at Reykjavík on the way to the USA. Was at one time the personal transport of Spanish general Francisco Franco. It was the last flyable CASA-2111 and was destroyed in a fatal crash near the Cheyenne, Wyoming airport on July 10, 2003.
Photo ID 122528 by Baldur Sveinsson. Denmark Air Force Saab RF 35 Draken, AR 108
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This reconnaisance Saab RF-35 Draken was present at the 1981 Upper Heyford open house.
Photo ID 122526 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Air Force McDonnell Douglas F 15A Eagle, 77 0110
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Having just finished taking on fuel, this F-15A from the Massachussets ANG, breaks away after refuelling. It is without any unit markings at this time, having just come out of the paint shed.
Photo ID 122525 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Navy Grumman E 2B Hawkeye, 152487
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Another photo of a Grumman Hawkeye that was one of those that replaced E-3As for a while during the winter of 1980-1981. Here is an engine check by ND-014 of VAW-88 in the thin midwinter sunlight.
Photo ID 122524 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Navy Grumman E 2B Hawkeye, 152487
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Another photo of a Grumman E-2B Hawkeye, that was one of those that replaced E-3As for a while during the winter of 1980-1981. Here is an engine check by ND-014 of VAW-88 in the thin midwinter sunlight.
Photo ID 122523 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Navy Lockheed P 3C Orion, 160287
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High contrast image of a VP-46 P-3C comes from a bright sun in the melting snow and black concrete.
Photo ID 122522 by Baldur Sveinsson. Portugal Air Force Lockheed P 3P Orion, 14802
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Nine ASW aircraft in the October afternoon sun. Fire Departments highest extendible ladder. Two USN P-3Cs, Kon Marine P-3C, RNoAF P-3C and a Portugese P-3P. Atlantiques from Italy, France and Germany and a lone Nimrod make up a unique group photo.
Photo ID 122521 by Baldur Sveinsson. Norway Air Force General Dynamics F 16AM Fighting Falcon, 665
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Taking off for its fighting role in the Norhtern Viking 2007 NATO exercise. Has special artwork on the vertical tail to celbrate 5000 flight hours.
Photo ID 122504 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Navy Grumman E 2B Hawkeye, 151715
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One of the Hawkeyes that replaced E-3A Sentries during the winter of 1980-81, this E-2B was modified to B standards from an E-2A. Here it is in the markings of VAW-78 in the thin midwinter light at Keflavik. To MASDC as 2E0009 Apr 21, 1983.
Photo ID 122503 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Navy Grumman E 2C Hawkeye, 158644
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One of the E-2s that replaced the E-3s during the winter of 1980-81. This one was assigned to the USS Nimitz before it came up here.
Photo ID 122502 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Navy Vought RF 8G Crusader, 146860
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This is BuNo 146860, which was the the last operational US forces Crusader. It was retired to the Smithsonian on March 30, 1987 and is on display at the Udvar-Hazy museum at Dulles Airport. Here it had some problems and dropped in at Selfridge.
Photo ID 122501 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Air Force McDonnell Douglas F 15A Eagle, 76 0113
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A thunderstorm is brewing in the background with the sun still shining on the airfield. Taken when visiting the 1st FW at Langley to view and photograph the F-15Cs that were due to join the 57th FIS at Keflavik later that year.
Photo ID 122468 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Navy Vought RF 8G Crusader, 144614
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A rare bird from VFP-206 located at Andrews AFB.
Photo ID 122467 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Navy Lockheed P 3C Orion, 157319
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This VP-49 bird is shown heading up a line of VP-23 Update II Orions during a dull day at Keflavik.
Photo ID 122466 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Navy Douglas A 4F Skyhawk, 154211
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Shown serving with VF-43 at NAS Oceana. This Scooter served with the Blue Angels earlier and was sent to AMARC as 3A0763 Apr 7, 1994.
Photo ID 122436 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Navy Lockheed P 3C Orion, 156514
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Taken at Moffett Field with the big airship hangar prominently in the background. At this time it belonged to the west coast Orion training squadron, VP-31.
Photo ID 122435 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Navy Lockheed P 3C Orion, 159506
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Taken at Moffett Field on the VP-19 ramp.
Photo ID 122434 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Navy Lockheed P 3C Orion, 160285
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This VP-46 Orion is a long way from its home base at Moffett Field. It was quite a surprise to get some of the west coast P-3 units to deploy to Keflavik in 1980-82. Here shooting landings which was normal crew training.
Photo ID 122433 by Baldur Sveinsson. USA Air Force McDonnell Douglas F 15C Eagle, 80 0037
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Shown serving with the First Fighter wing at Langley, this F-15C was lost with the pilot while serving with the 57th FIS at Keflavik on January 2, 1986.
Photo ID 122363 by Baldur Sveinsson. Italy Air Force Eurofighter F 2000A Typhoon EF 2000, MM7276
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Two of the six Typhoons from the Italian Air force that are currently in Iceland for the NATO Airspace patrols, visited the air show at Akureyri last weekend, and simply stole the show by two low passes and a touch and go and an afterburner departure.
Photo ID 122362 by Baldur Sveinsson. Iceland Coast Guard Aerospatiale AS 332L1 Super Puma, TF GNA
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The Coast Guard did a very impressive showing during the 2013 Akureyri airshow, and many of the spectators had never seen a fast reverse by a helicopter and were impressed.
Photo ID 122361 by Baldur Sveinsson. Italy Air Force Eurofighter F 2000A Typhoon EF 2000, MM7270
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Two of the six Typhoons from the Italian Air force that are currently in Iceland for the NATO Airspace patrols, visited the air show at Akureyri last weekend, and simply stole the show by two low passes and a touch and go and an afterburner departure.
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