Aircraft Photo of K-4018 | Northrop NF-5B | Netherlands - Air Force | AirHistory.net #241239
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:K-4018
Aircraft Original Type:Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter
Aircraft Generic Type:Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter/Tiger
Aircraft Version:Northrop NF-5B
C/n (msn):4018
Operator / Titles:Netherlands - Air Force
Unit Markings:VUD - Vliegend Uit Dienst
Location
City / Airport:Breda - Gilze-RijenMap
Country:Netherlands
Airport Codes:ICAO: EHGR   IATA: GLZ   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:11 September 1986
Photo by:Jonathan Verschuuren
Photo ID: 241239
Photo Comment

Some of the early retired NF-5s were given this VUD badge. VUD stands for "Vliegend Uit Dienst", or in English, "Flying while retiring". They were placed in storage but flew occasionally to remain airworthy for possible sale. This one went to the Venzuela Air Force as 1711.

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