Pilots and planes


  • 156 Gruppo pilots Gioia del Colle in...

    Thanks to Francesco Missarino : standing left to right : Paolo Bettinelli,...


  • 1954 Edwards – XF-104 ground checks

    XF-104 number 786 Ground Checks at Edwards AFB. Note the strange way...


  • 1954 Edwards AFB – XF-104 testprogram

    Rudy Thorn & Flight Test Team with XF-104 number 786. In the...


  • January 1958 – Edwards AFB F-104B test

    This photo shows a group of people assigned to the Big Tail...


  • 1961 – NATO testpilots at Edwards

    This photo shows a group of NATO testpilots at Edwards AFB in...


  • Spring 1962, George AFB 1st PFTC

    This photo was taken during the 1st Provisional F-104 Training Course at...


  • 1962, Key West AFB deployment

    This photo was taken of the 476TFS temporary on deployment to Key...


  • Homestead pilots 1963

    The group standing and seated in front of Starfighter 56-878 are the...


  • June 1963 – Norvenich F-104F school

    Lots of NATO pilots got their F-104 conversion training early 60s at...

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    September 1963, training with TDM

    This photo taken at Twenthe Air Base on 19th of September 1963...

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    Grazzanise 1964… silver birds

    When 9 Gruppo started their 104 operations from Grazzanise Air Base the...


  • Luke AFB NATO training Nov 1964 –...

    This photo shows members and instructors of the Combat course in F104G...


  • 1965, Baden Sollingen 422sq

    This photo was taken in 1965 at the Baden Sollingen dispersal showing...


  • 1966, Homestead AFB 319FiS

    This photo is of the A Flight, 319 FIS, taken at Homestead...


  • June 1966, NAS China Lake testing

    This photo was taken at China Lake in June 1966 when 331st...


  • Udorn, 1966-1967 435TFS crew

    This nice groupsphoto was taken at Udorn Thailand of all the personnel...


  • Early 1967 – Edwards F-104A J79 GE19...

    During the Cuban crisis the USAF ADC decided to deploy a squadron...


  • Udorn, 1967, donuts

    The famous "donut" photo which we received from Rodney Trimble. The pilots...


  • Udorn, July 1967 before departure

    This is the group of who flew back a number of the...


  • Burbank October 25th, 1967 S-project

    (Burbank, October 25th, 1967) This photo was taken because the F-104S prototype...


  • Burbank November 4th, 1967 S-project

    (Burbank, November 4th, 1967) This photo was taken because the F-104S prototype...


  • Burbank, 1968, F-104S project

    This photo was taken because the F-104S prototype MM6658 (code 5-41) during...


  • Zweibrucken AB, spring 1968, 430sq

    This photo shows the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) 430 Squadron taken...


  • Luke AFB Class 70B – 15 August...

    German Air Force training class 70B, with standing the only identified IPs...


  • Tanagra around 1970

    From the Left Standing : 1/ Siganos Nick (Captain), 2/Klitorakis (Captain) 3/Kambiotis...


  • 1971-1972 Some HAF pilots at Araxos

    This nice photo shows a number of HAF pilots from 116 Ptheriga...


  • 1972, Muniz AFB, flight planning

    Since 1967 the Puerto Rico ANG based at Muniz Air Base flew...


  • Murted AB, 1974

    A number of 141 Filo Starfighter pilots in front of two Starfighters...


  • August 1978, 312sq exchange Lakenheath

    This month a squadron exchange took place between the Dutch Air Force...


  • 1979-1980 Sollingen 421sq

    This nice 421 squadron photo was shared by Paul Bazinet. It would...

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    CAV class March 1981

    This nice photo shows the March 1981 CAV class at Volkel Air...


  • 1983, Volkel AB 312squadron

    Nice overview of 312sq pilots on this historic photo. from left to...


  • 28 April 2001, Grosseto AB

    The top photo shows the aircraft during their 2nd pass over the...


  • 28 April 2001, Grosseto AB pilots

    This photo shows the pilots who flew the 70th anniversary of 4...