Aircraft Photo of K-3026 | Northrop NF-5A | Netherlands - Air Force | #57290
Registration / Serial:K-3026
Aircraft Original Type:Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter
Aircraft Generic Type:Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter/Tiger
Aircraft Version:Northrop NF-5A
Licence-built by:Canadair
C/n (msn):3026
Operator / Titles:Netherlands - Air Force
City / Airport:LeeuwardenMap
Airport Codes:ICAO: EHLW   IATA: LWR   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:14 April 1982
Photo by:Joop de Groot
Photo ID: 57290
Photo Comment

After the F-104 was withdrawn from use the NF-5 had to take over the quick reaction alert duties until the F-16 became operational. Armed with live Sidewinders suddenly the NF-5 looked like a real fighter.

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