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  1. You are right about the two seat version. Another issue was the use of AIM-9 instead of Matra missiles.
  2. No, because their exclusive role was the interception.
  3. I believe the third photo was taken in Tanagra AFB in the late 70s. Based on the uniforms I think three officers belong to Luftwaffe. The serial number is hidden besides the rocket pod. The first years of service in HAF they carried the serial nymber only in the rear part of the fuselage.
  4. They carried two under wing tanks for some time before they receive the centerline tank. And another fictional load ...
  5. Some of them were armed with two .30 caliber machine gun pods, 5 in. rockets, american and british bombs. There is a report about a shot down aircraft armed with 4x20 lb british bombs. Good luck with your friend build.
  6. You are welcome zigster and good luck with your project!
  7. They used a similar to RAF type of parachute, as it is shown in this picture.
  8. You are welcome! I think you are right about the LAU 100/101 and the AIM-9L/M.
  9. I think the right word is springs and not coils.
  10. The HAF F-5As used the LAU-57(L) and LAU-58 (R) wingtip launchers. You are right YK GOH about the connectors. An easy way to distinguish a modified launcher is to spot two small coils above and below the nose of the launcher. This photo may help you. https://www.airliners.net/photo/Greece-Air-Force/Northrop-F-5A-Freedom-Fighter/5188691/L?qsp=eJxtjb0OgkAQhN9lahpFNFwnjaUUvsBmb9VLEC57W0gI7%2B55JFZ2k/nmZwFPo8nbbnMUOCQh5ScqRFJ6JbgFFJSV7tZRCrzF2mbfVD9wkVH0P4KrT4d2VyFNat2cDzyZnJklmnhs/lW96BdJ4vL8yDu5E0X7olEfs%2B9DigOVDTEKA9b1A/HXPqw%3D The HAF F-4E were armed with a combinat
  11. Because the fins of the -L have some difference in function compared to -P model, the launchers in F-5A had to be modified. The HAF F-4E used AERO-3B launchers (for AIM-9B) and from the '80s and '90s they use LAU-7/LAU-105 for (AIM-9L/P).
  12. In some of HAF F-5s the wingtip launchers were modified so as to carry the AIM-9L. Here are some examples.
  13. Excellent! I especially liked the weathering and your attention to detail.
  14. These are the IFF antennas of the AN/APX-111 system which is part of the AUP program. The 01512 has the standard antennas of the ''DIAS'' system like 01508, 01524, 01529, etc.
  15. Excellent work! Your model reminds me my visit to Kalamata AFB a few years ago.
  16. The HAF purchased 36 (Peace Icarus I) and 18 (Peace Icarus II) F-4E all slatted. The Peace Icarus II Project included 8 slatted RF-4E and all the F-4E of the project were equipped with TISEO system. All the 27 ex Luftwaffe RF-4E had the hard wing.
  17. Hello, Michael. I will send you the instructions you want.
  18. Hello, David. I have these decals and I will send you a scan from the page you want.
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