Hellenic Air Force, RF-4E Phantom II Retirement Event

It has been announced officially by the Hellenic Air Force’s 348th squadron, that the retirement day will happen in May, with foreign participant.

HAF 348th Squadron, is one of the oldest and most historic Hellenic Air Force squadrons, is preparing to suspend it’s operations after 64 years of continous operation at the same time with the RF-4E Phariorn IIretirement. For this special moment, the HAF organizes special festivities in 110 Combat Wing in Larissa city which will take place on the 5th of May 2017. A static and flying display is going to take place on Friday the 5th. More specifically, static display will include aircraftsfrom European Reece 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” and “Daedelus”.

No further program and participants list and the moment, but we, will inform you as soon as possible.

UPDATE 2017.04.09

We received informations regarding the spotters day on the 4th of May:

Two flight waves of the last Recce Phantoms
HAF Demo Teams Zeus & Daedalus
Two flight waves of F-16 (337Sq)
Various HAF transiting aircrafts
Foreign arrivals (RAF Tornado – Belgian F-16)

Entrance to the spotters day only to registerd spotters!!!! 5th of May is open to the public, very possible similar aerial event will happen. Also a special painted RF-4R is already on the way, CLICK HERE

IMPORTANT INFO FROM US: Spotting outisde of a military base is forbidden in Greece, please consider this during the event!!!