JASDF F-2 Update

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Unread post26 Mar 2020, 11:56

Wednesday, 25 March 2020:
F-2A.
13-8562. #562. MSN M1062.
3rd Hikoutai, JASDF, based at Misawa AB, Aomori Prefecture.

Final F-2 departed Misawa AB.

10:30, appeared at taxiway.
10:40, took off.
11:30, arrived, at Hyakuri AB, Ibaraki Prefecture.

Other 3rd Hikoutai F-2 moved to Hyakuri AB already.

3rd Hikoutai would move from 3rd Koukuudan, to 7th Koukuudan, based at Hyakuri AB.
3rd Hikoutai members moving to Hyakuri AB too.

October 2000, Misawa AB began to equip F-2.
2001, 3rd Hikoutai with about 20 F-2.
2008, 8th Hikoutai with about 20 F-2.
2016, 8th Hikoutai moved to Tsuiki AB, Fukuoka Prefecture.

https://flyteam.jp/airport/misawa-airpo ... cle/122949
https://flyteam.jp/registration/13-8562 ... ype=detail
https://www.mod.go.jp/asdf/misawa/topic ... 31.html#20
https://www.toonippo.co.jp/articles/-/331078
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Unread post06 Aug 2020, 11:34

Wednesday, 5 August 2020:
F-2B.
53-8130. #130. MSN M3030.
3rd Hikoutai, 7th Koukuudan, JASDF, based at Hyakuri AB, Ibaraki Prefecture.

After 10:00, Japan Minister of Defense, Kouno Tarou was GIB [Guy In Back] in F-2B.
One of flight of three that took off for flight training.

First time Kouno rode a jet fighter.

https://flyteam.jp/registration/53-8130
https://ibarakinews.jp/news/newsdetail. ... 6348231592
https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/d9948 ... 8cb1a1445a
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Unread post20 Aug 2020, 11:29

>Wednesday, 5 August 2020:
>F-2B.
>53-8130. #130. MSN M3030.
>3rd Hikoutai, 7th Koukuudan, JASDF, based at Hyakuri AB, Ibaraki Prefecture.

http://www.asagumo-news.com/homepage/ht ... 82002.html

Pilot was Lieutenant Colonel Shibata Yuusuke.
CO, 3rd Hikoutai.
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