Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
UNKNOWN or NOT ASSIGNED Hahn AB* (West Germany) ca. JUNE 1971
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
57 TTW/ADS 'Thunderbirds'
(
Nellis AFB, Tactical Air Command)
F-4E (7) 1-7 (none)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 66-0302/1 66-0319/2 66-0289/3 66-0291/4 66-0315/5 66-0321/6 66-0329/7
Further Info

* Only know that they displayed here first. They displayed at the following (possibly elsewhere?):
Hahn 10 June; Ramstein 12 June; Wiesbaden 13 June; Spangdahlem 15 June; Upper Heyford 19 June.

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CRESTED CAP Hahn AB (West Germany) 8 SEPTEMBER - 2 OCTOBER 1971
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
49 TFW/417 TFS
(
Holloman AFB, Tactical Air Command)
F-4D (26) HE (Unknown - except where noted)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 65-0666(rd/yl/bl) 66-0251 66-0277 66-0282[1] 66-7471 66-7484 66-7488 66-7687 66-7735 66-7747(rd) 66-8804 65-0617[2] 66-0253[2]
stagger 66-0254[3] 66-0269(rd)[2] 66-0270[2] 66-0276[2] 66-0283[2] 66-7467[2] 66-7477[2] 66-7690[2] 65-0695[5] 66-7496[4]
stagger 66-7650[4] 66-7461[6] 66-7470[6]
Further Info

Officially attached 50 TFW/USAFE 9 September –2 October
[1]
Departed 8/10/71 [2] Arrived 9/9/71 [3] Arrived 9/9/71 departed 8/10/71 [4] Arrived 12/9/71 departed 5/10/71
[5] Arrived 11/9/71 departed 6/10/71 [6] Not confirmed whether these carried HE codes.

 
ffffffffffffffffff 66-0269 an F-4D Phantom II assigned to the 49 TFW's 417 TFS returns to the ramp at Hahn AB after a mission.
ffffffffffffffffffffffThis was the last year that individual squadron coded aircraft would deploy to Europe.
ffffffffffffffffffffff © Alex Knoops/Peter Greengrass Collection
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CRESTED CAP Ramstein AB (West Germany) 9 SEPTEMBER - 5 OCTOBER 1971
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
49 TFW/8 TFS
(
Holloman AFB, Tactical Air Command)
F-4D (20) HC (Unknown - except where noted)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 64-0974 65-0581(yl) 65-0584 65-0585[1] 65-0586 65-0588 65-0598 65-0775 66-0256 66-7638[2] 64-0975[2] 64-0976[2]
stagger 64-0979[2] 64-0980(yl)[2] 65-0590(yl)[2] 65-0595[2] 65-0719[2] 65-0730[2] 65-0774[1] 66-8821[2][3]
Further Info

Officially attached to 26 TRW/USAFE 10 September – 6 October.
[1] Arrived 12/9/71 (Official records show arriving 5/9/71?) [2] Arrived 10/9/71 [3] Coded HE (417 TFS)

 
ffffffffffffffffff F-4D 65-0590/HC 8 TFS/49 TFW is seen here arriving at Ramstein AB on 10 September direct from Holloman AFB
ffffffffffffffffffffff © Unknown/Via Henk Scharringa/Peter Greengrass Collection
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CRESTED CAP Ramstein AB (West Germany) 9 SEPTEMBER - 6 OCTOBER 1971
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
49 TFW/7 TFS
(
Holloman AFB, Tactical Air Command)
F-4D (26) HB (Unknown)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 65-0635 65-0792 65-0596[1] 65-0652 65-0614[2] 65-0619[2] 65-0638[2] 65-0639[2] 65-0643[2] 65-0646[2] 65-0653[2] 65-0654[2]
stagger 65-0659[2] 66-0278[2] 66-7466[2] 66-7585[2] 66-7701[2] 64-0949[3] 65-0599[6] 65-0603[3] 65-0743[3] 66-7587[3] 66-7739[3]
stagger 66-7749[3] 64-0942(bl)[4] 66-7617[5]
Further Info

Officially attached to 26 TRW/USAFE 10 September – 6 October.
[1]
Arrived 10/9/71 departed 5/10/71 [2] Arrived 11/9/71 [3] Arrived 12/9/71 [4] Arrived 13/9/71 [5] Arrived 14/9/71 [6] Arrived 12/9/71 departed 5/10/71

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CRESTED CAP Hahn AB (West Germany) 11 SEPTEMBER - 7 OCTOBER 1971
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
49 TFW/9 TFS
(
Holloman AFB, Tactical Air Command)
F-4D (24) HD (Unknown)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 64-0960 64-0963 65-0655 65-0791 66-0259 66-0273 66-7460 66-7476 66-7519 66-7538 66-7558 66-7577
stagger 66-7580 66-7614 66-7626 66-7627 66-7641 66-7649 66-7660 66-7710 66-7722 66-7754 66-7755 66-7759
Further Info

Officially attached to 50 TFW/USAFE 9 September – 7 October.

 
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