Area 88: Act III - Burning Mirage
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- 1 Northrop F-20A Tigershark
- 2 Grumman F-14 Tomcat
- 3 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet
- 4 McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
- 5 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Bis 'Fishbed'
- 6 Douglas A-4 Skyhawk (late)
- 7 IAI Kfir C.2
- 8 Lockheed C-130H Hercules
- 9 Fictional Aircraft
- 10 Mitsubishi HSS-2 Sea King & Kawasaki Heavy Industries OH-6
- 11 Republic F-105D Thunderchief
- 12 Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
- 13 Hawker Siddeley Harrier
- 14 Bell Huey
- 15 North American F-100C Super Sabre
- 16 Dassault Falcon 10
- 17 Northrop F-5
- 18 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
- 19 See also
Acquired by Shin who was named for an air force captain at the time of relocation to a new area 88 base.
With only one crew ! (no Weapon System Operator on the rear seat)
Avoiding two Vympel R-23 missiles (known by NATO as AA-7 Apex) usually fired by Mig 23, not the Mig 21 !
Fully loaded with bombs ...
... or taking off with missiles.
A single deck wide body (fuselage of trijet DC-10 ? Lockheed Tristar ? ... but without their engined tail) with the wing of a Boeing 747 ... of the fictitious Yamato Airlines.
Reg. JA-8399 is worn by a Boeing 767-346 c/n 27313 but her first flight (20/09/1994) was years later this video (action is set in 1982 -calendar seen around 1h06-).
But we read JA-8899 on the instrument panel.
Cabin with 3x3 seats; a JAL DC-10 was with a 2x5x2 layout.
Mitsubishi HSS-2 Sea King wearing Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (海上自衛隊, Kaijō Jieitai) colors.
Unidentified variant of the Hawker Siddeley Harrier (first-generation Harriers without APEX and outrigger landing gear leg on the wingtip; so not a McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II) painted in grey like British Aerospace Sea Harrier.
None of the Harrier variant got this hamp ...
Dassault Falcon 10 with fictitious registration RA-810 (RA- is for Russian Federation -unexistant actually- and should be follow by five digits).
Two jet nozzles and no fairing at the fin's root, this is a Northrop F-5 not the F-20.
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 of Alitalia. This airline used eight airframes registered as I-DYN? and the screenshot is loosely showing I-DYME or I-DYNE Dante Alighieri.
Flight to Roissy CDG airport (Aéroport de Paris-Charles de Gaulle), France but footage only inside the airport terminal.
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