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F-4 crash: Co-pilot found dead, SAR for pilot continues

Two pilots are missing after a two-seat F-4 Phantom fighter jet of the Greek Air Force crashed into the sea during a training flight on Monday morning. A big Search and Rescue operation is underway to locate the pilots as well as the fighter jet. A statement from the Hellenic …

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WWII air force hero Konstantinos Hatzilakos dies at 102

One of Greece’s last surviving heroes of World War II, fighter pilot Konstantinos Hatzilakos, has died at the age of 102, the Association of Retired Air Force Officers announced on Tuesday. Lieutenant general Konstantinos Hatzilakos was an iconic figure of the Air Force, a veteran fighter pilot of the Second …

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Frizis Damas 2022: Greek-Israeli joint Air Force exercise in Tel Aviv and Nicosia FIR

The Greek-Israeli srael joint Air Force exercise “Frizis Damas 2022”  took place in the FIR of Tel Aviv and Nicosia on Tuesday, July 12. The impressive exercise included air-to-air missions and attacks on ground targets The Hellenic and Israeli Air Forces took part in a joint exercise called “Frizis Damas …

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Rafale acquisition, F-16 & Mirage upgrade could give Greece’s Air Force superiority over Turkey

Greece’s goals to acquire new fighter jets and upgrade its existing air force could see the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) attain a very formidable qualitative edge over its Turkish rival by the end of the 2020s, notes an article posted on magazine Forbes. The articles lists the Greek plans to …

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Family tragedy: Air Force officer kills own child while starting her car

An unspeakable family tragedy: a member of the Greek Air Force killed her own child, a 20-month-old boy, when she drove her car backward. The tragedy occurred on Tuesday morning at the residence premises of the 110 Wing Battalion in Larissa. The mother stepped in the driver’s seat and started …

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Greek Air Force releases aerial footage from Athens wildfires

The Greek Air Force released video footage from the wildfires in North-East Athens (East Attica) and Kineta (West Attica. Flames and smog at land. In the sea, boats of the Navy and the Coast Guard seeking for missing people or those who sought refuge in the sea. The footage was …

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