The last year of the Starfighter interceptor in Dutch service. The sidewinder rails underneath the fuselage were typical Leeuwarden features.
Zipper Meeting at Weeze!!!! FX-52 together with KG-101. Both in excellent condition.
Visit to Leeuwarden for the 40st anniversary of 322 squadron.
A classic view of a STarfighter at holding point.
preserved as one of the aircraft in the vast collection of the Army Museum.
Three years after withdrawl of the F-104 the spotters community got a final chance to photograph the stored Starfighters at Ypenburg.
Target tow flight for the F-16 force.
The end of an era: 18 January saw the last ever tow flight by a Starfighter in Dutch AF service. It made also the last working day of the pilot, who retired directly afterwards.
During the summer of 1982 D-8066 was based at Leeuwarden as target tow aircraft. The large dart was attached to the left pylon, where the winch was at the right.
In 1982 this Starfighter arrived at Leeuwarden for target tow duries. The winch equipment can be seen underneath the wing.
Aviodrome Starrari seen from a different angle.