Ag 51 tiger meet 2016

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ag 51 tiger meet 2016

Results 1 - 48 of 79 Italeri F/A Hornet, 'Tiger Meet ' in 1/72 ST .. Hasegawa 1/72 Tornado IDS 'TIGER MEET ' [AG] * Cartograf decal #. NTA Members - Flying Participants. Unit, Aircraft, Note. Ala 15 (SpAF), EF+ Hormet (6x). Esc (SpAF), EF Typhoon (6x). 21° Gruppo (ItAF), HH AG 51 wins 3 awards With 3 trophies, AG 51 is the true Tiger. BA Cambrai in France are the winners of the NATO Tiger Meet Silver tiger trophy.

Provided general radar surveillance over Spain. The squadron was headquartered at Zaragoza AB beginning in January The squadron operated a site near Elizondo, Spain, one of seven Radar sites in Spain operated by the 65th Air Division which provided early warning of unidentified aircraft and controlled NATO airspace over the region. Weapons training detachments were principally F-4 aircraft, although Fs used the wing's ranges for a short period inand U.

Navy A-7s used range facilities in June Intwo significant events took place, which had an effect on the wing's operation. Headquarters USAF designed POMO to establish a maintenance management system which would enhance sortie production by improving the utilization of maintenance personnel.

On 1 Januarythe support mission expanded when the th assumed responsibility for various functional areas in support of the four USAF tropo-scatter communication sites at Humosa, Menorca, Soller, and Inoges.

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Foremost among the accomplishments of the th TFTW during was the preparation and planning for reception of the F Weapons Training Detachments which began in This represented the initial use of the C-model F aircraft at the range since the newer Fs were introduced to the European theatre. On 15 Octoberheavy rainfall resulted in flash floods across the base causing heavy damage to facilities and base homes. Base personnel as well as temporarily assigned weapons training detachment personnel joined in the massive clean-up effort, and fortunately no injuries occurred.

For the rest of the s, the th continued to provide support for USAFE crew training and range training exercises. August ushered in a period of intense activity, as the th and Zaragoza provided major air and ground support for Operation Desert Shield, conducted in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait.

Thousands of military personnel and tons of equipment passed through Zaragoza en route to the crisis in the Middle East.

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The base and the wing continued to act as a major aerial port providing support during and after Operation Desert Storm. Subject to the same provisions requiring the removal of other units from Spain, the th began efforts to end its operations and return Zaragoza to the Spanish government in The use of the training range ended in Decemberfollowed by the turnover of base operations to Spain in April Air Force ended its presence and returned control to the Spanish government.

Typically this would be used as a Trans-atlantic Abort Landing TAL site, although fortunately this was never needed during the Shuttle program. To be chosen as a TAL site, an air base has to meet a number of requirements.

ag 51 tiger meet 2016

For starters, its runway needs to be a minimum of 7, feet long. Click on map to get the link During this Tiger Meet, the base Cambrai welcomed people coming from 17 different countries. Food and drink for all this crowd was provided by the French Army from installations similar to those deployed in external operation theatres. May 11, 16 and 17 were three days planned for spotters persons a day to give the best opportunities to take pictures of the beautiful tiger painted planes.

On May 17th, the weather was cloudy in the morning but eventually the sun broke through by noon. The morning mission was planned around 10hh00 local time and the second mission around 14hh The first jet engine started around 9h00 and the first take-off took place at 9h The last combat aircraft being airborne was a pair of Slovak MiG at 10h The planes took off for the second mission in more spaced boxes, each patrol alone.

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So departures took place from 13h18 to 14h In the afternoon, photographers who were familiar with the BA neighbourhood left the air base to go to the end of runway. They were right because the heat generated a lot of reverberation at ground level above the runway.

ag 51 tiger meet 2016

A Tiger Meet is always a great event with a particular atmosphere.