Air International 1992-10
Striking celebratory markings on two F-16As of 314 Sqn, ‘Koninklijke Luchtmacht’, based at Gilze-Rijen. The squadron celebrated 40 years of service in May 1992, having previously flown Republic F-84G Thunderjets, F-84F Thunderstreaks and Canadair/Northrop NF-5s before converting onto the F-16.
Photographed by reader Trevor Hall, Magyar Legiero aircraft are beginning to gain unit markings as shown by this MiG-23MF. The fin badge indicates the ‘Griffin’ squadron while on the intake, the name 'Sanian' in the badge can be translated as 'Medicine man'.
Sharkmouth markings on a CT-133 Silver Star of Canadian Armed Forces utility squadron VU-32 which stood down on June 21, 1992. The unit will be replaced in the fleet requirements role by No 434 (Bluenose) Sqn equipped with T-Birds and Canadair Challengers.
‘Forca Aerea Portuguesa’ Cessna T-37C of Esc 102 ‘Base Aerea 1’ at Sintra. The type has now been withdrawn from FAP service and a replacement has yet to be ordered.