Flying in Germany in the Late 70s
As I mentioned before, we flew mixed sorties. Here’s two pix with an
F-111E from Upper Heyford, UK. We lined up together but didn’t do a
formation takeoff with them....
The second set is some low level pictures. If you look real close in that last picture, you can see another F-4C WW about 6K foot line abreast.
Headed home, fully loaded.
Reversed our route and still had a headwind! Flight home was ~13 hours as I recall...
Four F-4C WWs from the 81st TFS from Spangdahlem AB, GE, deployed to
Shiraz, Iran in April 1977 for an exercise called Shabaz ‘77. We had three bags of fuel, travel pod, captive Shrike and an ALQ-119 ECM pod.
Desert Storm Missions