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RF-4E Phantom II Retirement

Posté : 15 Fév 2017 20:43
par Maudit
Pour info....

HAF 348 Squadron Suspension of Operations
RF-4E Phantom II Retirement
Spotters Day Event

February 15th, 2017

HAF 348 Squadron, one of the oldest and most historic Hellenic Air Force squadrons, is preparing to suspend its operations after 64 years of continuous operation at the same time with the RF-4E Phantom II retirement. For this special moment, HAF organizes special festivities in 110 Combat Wing in Larissa city which will take place from May 4th to 5th 2017. A static and flying display is going to take place on Friday the 5th. More specifically, static display will include aircrafts from European Recce Squadrons and the HAF Recce Phantoms. The flying display will include the last active Recce Phantoms in mixed formation with the other HAF aircrafts and the Demo teams “Zeus” & “Daedalus”.

110 Combat Wing will host a Spotters Day event on Thursday May 4th 2017. The Spotters Day event is reserved for a limited number of aircraft spotters, who will get an exclusive chance to see and photograph the last active European Recce Phantoms, the arrival of the foreign participants and the trial demos of the main event under slightly different conditions than on the Airshow day itself.

The Spotters Day event is expected to take place within 0730 – 1500 (Local Time) hours according to the following tentative schedule:

Open gates/arrival 0730
Registration 0730 – 0900
Tour 0900 – 1500
Departure 1500

Beware: Times are subject to change!

The number of participants is limited to 300.

Application only through the official event email address.

The following information is mandatory when sending us your application e-mail:

• First name(s)
• Last name
• Address
• City and postcode
• Country
• Telephone
• Date of birth
• Passport number
• Passport/ID copy (via email attachment)
• E-mail address

It is important that you fill out your application correctly. Your application has not been registered and accepted before your receive an individual confirmation e-mail from the Spotters’ Day event staff.
Send your application to ( no later than March 31st.
Please note that there will be no automatic confirmation for receiving and reading e-mails.

Rules & Regulations:

1. Instructions from the Spotters Day staff and military personnel have to be followed.

2. Fences, signs and restrictions given from any soldier at the airbase have to be followed - any kind of contravention will lead to immediate exclusion.
3. 110 Combat Wing reserves the right to refuse admission and expel people if the rules and regulations are violated.
4. No entry to areas except for the ones appointed by the Spotters Day staff.
5. Children under 14 years of age cannot participate in the Spotters Day event.
6. We do not provide disabled parking and transport during the Spotters Day event.
7. Animals, ladders, small three steps chairs and folding chairs, wind breakers, tents and umbrellas are not permitted on base.
8. Smoking is only allowed outside in holding areas due to risk of fire.
9. Photo ID (passport) and confirmation e-mail must be shown upon arrival to 110 Combat Wing. 110 Combat Wing will withhold the passport/photo ID during the Spotters Day.
10. Entry only through the main Base gate.

Detailed information will be sent to registered participants before the Spotters Day event.

If you have any enquiries regarding the Spotters Day event feel free to contact us on

Best regards,

Re: RF-4E Phantom II Retirement

Posté : 16 Fév 2017 07:21
par NicoNico
Je ne pourrais pas y aller, mais c'est dommage car c'est un sacré avion...

Re: RF-4E Phantom II Retirement

Posté : 17 Fév 2017 09:42
par Cougar
On peut compter sur toi, JP, pour avoir de superbes photos de ce "Farewell" ?

Re: RF-4E Phantom II Retirement

Posté : 17 Fév 2017 11:06
par Maudit
Cougar a écrit :On peut compter sur toi, JP, pour avoir de superbes photos de ce "Farewell" ?

Maybe sir Cougar :mrgreen:

Re: RF-4E Phantom II Retirement

Posté : 17 Fév 2017 16:20
par Tandure
C'est vraiment attirant, voir voler les derniers Phantom !
Malheureusement ce ne sera pas possible pour moi.
Je me consolerai avec les photos de ceux qui pourront s'y rendre.

Re: RF-4E Phantom II Retirement

Posté : 17 Fév 2017 17:34
par Hutch
Belle journée en perspective, j'attends avec impatience ton retour

Re: RF-4E Phantom II Retirement

Posté : 17 Fév 2017 19:11
par jeromelouka
il faut un passeport pour aller en Gréce ??? :confusion-scratchheadblue:

Re: RF-4E Phantom II Retirement

Posté : 17 Fév 2017 19:23
par Maudit
non non une CI suffit