Friday, January 25, 2013

Second flight of 81st Fighter Squadron A-10Cs finally left Spangdahlem

By Joachim Jacob, Warthog News Editor

BREAKING NEWS: Yesterday, four more A-10Cs from the 81st Fighter Squadron, 52nd Fighter Wing (USAFE), Spangdahlem AB, Germany, finally left their home base located in the German Eiffel because the 81st FS "Panthers" will be deactivated later this year. According to the Dutch Scramble Messageboard, logged at Lajes Field, Azores, for stopover enroute CONUS were the following "Hogs":

A-10C 81-0980 (callsign HURON31)
A-10C 81-0960 (callsign HURON32)
A-10C 82-0646 (callsign HURON33)
A-10C 81-0983 (callsign HURON34)
Escorting Tanker: KC-135 57-1428 (callsign CAFE81)

See topic: Lajes (Azores) (LPLA/TER) - 2013 MIL

Please note: I will try to get related pictures as soon as possible.

1 comment:

  1. Is that really "Finally" that the A-10´s left Germany?
    Can anyone confirm that the A-10 numbers below are still at Moody, AFB?
    80-0275/SP, 81-0956/SP, 81-0965/SP, 81-0976/SP