Hellenic Air Force Relics
Tanagra Air Force Base
Greece
September 2010
There are over 50 aircraft relics dispersed around Tanagra air base all but one are jets. Some are preserved or have been ear-marked for preservation, others are in open store some for many years slowly deteriorating under the hot sun. 20 Dassault Mirage F.1CG are here in open store two of which are painted in special schemes.
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Dassault Mirage F.1CG (129)
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Left to right: Mirage F.1CGs (129 and 115) 115 is painted in a special 342 MPK scheme and Canadair CL-13 Sabre 2 (F-86E) painted in 'Elliniki Flogas' colours (19235 '235').
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Left to right: Mirage F.1CGs (114, 124, 123 and 105).
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Left to right: Lockheed RF-104G Starfighter (6662 'FG-662'), two-seat TF-104G Starfighter (5961 unmarked 'TF-5961') and RF-104G Starfighter (6691 'RF-691') on the gate.
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Left to right: Lockheed T-33A Shooting Stars (53-5118 'TR-118' and 53-5801 'TR-801') and Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighters (68-9081 and 66-9132).
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Left to right: Republic F-84F Thunderstreak (52-6742 '742' really 52-6743), F-102A Delta Dagger (56-1001 marked 0-61106) and Mirage 2000EG (228 unmarked).
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Convair F-102A Delta Dagger (0-61040).
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Left to right: F-102A Delta Daggers (0-61040 and 0-61001).
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14 Mirage F.1CGs in open store
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Left to right: Mirage F.1CGs in open store (140, 113, 136 and 137).
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Left to right: Mirage F.1CGs (122, 138, 133 and 104).
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Left to right: Mirage F.1CGs (109, 102, 117 and 107).
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Left to right: Mirage F.1CGs (121 and 139, 109 and 138).
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F-102A Delta Daggers (56-1079, 56-1034 and 56-1039)
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Left to right: F-102A Delta Daggers (0-61079, 0-61034, 0-61039 and 0-61024).
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Left to right: T-33A Shooting Stars (53-5777 'TR-777'), T-37 (62-5972 'TE-972'), TF-104G Starfighter (5901 'TF-5901') if you look very carefully under the nose you will see the fuselage of Mirage F.1CG (126). Finally the only non-jet relic at Tanagra Grumman HU-16B Albatross (51-7183 '183').