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Hellenic Air Force - Elliniki Polemiki Aeroporia
Araxos Air Force Base
Greece
September 2010


Photo-report
The LTV A-7 Corsair IIs of 116 Combat Wing
(Pteriga Machis - 116 PM), 336 Squadron (Mira - 336 M)
Nine TA-7C and A-7E Corsair IIs, two still have tail markings of the disbanded 335 'Tiger' Squadron
Left to right: A-7Es (158825 and 160717) and TA-7C (156787).
TA-7C Corsair II (156787) during the pre-flight check by the aircrew
Left to right: A-7Es (160550 and 159263) and TA-7Cs (154477 and 156747).
TA-7C Corsair II ('155774' a mis-paint it is really 156774, the real 155774 was an F-4J lost in Viet Nam in 1968)
Left to right: A-7E (160537) and TA-7Cs ('155774' and 154477).
A-7E Corsair II (160717)
Left to right: A-7Es (159645, 160550 and 159775).
Left to right: TA-7Cs ('155774' a mis-paint it is really 156774, 157744 and 156787).

A-7E Corsair II (159645) with practice bombs on the starboard centre wing pylon.
Left to right: A-7Es (159975 and 160717) and TA-7Cs (156787 and 154477).
TA-7C Corsair II (154477)
Left to right: TA-7Cs (156787 and 154477) and A-7Es (160864 and 159274).

A complete lack of symmetry for tanks and a variety of weapons
 
A-7E Corsair II (159274) with an AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missile on the port fuselage rack and a single 300 gallon wing tank.
Left to right: A-7E (160537) with two under wing tanks and practice bomb dispenser,
A-7E (159975) without any underwing stores,
TA-7C (154477) with one under wing 300 gallon fuel tank on port inner pylon,
TA-7C (156747)with two under wing 300 gallon fuel tanks, a practice bomb dispenser on starboard centre pylon and a AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missile on port fuselage pylon.
Left to right: A-7E (160866) with a practice bomb dispenser on the starboard centre pylon and a AAR-45 LANA (Low-Altitude Night Attack) FLIR (Forward Looking infrared) pod on starboard inner pylon. It projects an amplified light image on the HUD.
A-7E (160864) with an AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missile on port fuselage pylon.
A-7E (160566) with two CBU-55B cluster bombs on starboard outer pylons.

TA-7C and A-7E on the ACM ramp
Left to right: The ACM ramp with TA-7Cs (156795 and 156750) and A-7Es (159952 and 160710).

The Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 52M Fighting Falcons of 116 Combat Wing, 335 Squadron
F-16C Block 52M Fighting Falcon (014)
Left to right: F-16C Block 52M Fighting Falcon (014).
Left to right: F-16C Block 52M Fighting Falcon (001).
Two-seat F-16D Block 52M Fighting Falcon (030)
Left to right: F-16D Block 52M Fighting Falcons (028, 021, 026 and 030).
F-16C Block 52M Fighting Falcon (014).
Left to right: Preparing F-16C Block 52M Fighting Falcon (014) for flight.
Left to right: F-16C Block 52M Fighting Falcon (020, 014) and F-16D Block 52M (030).