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Blast from the past - Vipers, Fantans & Farmers in Afghan War

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Dear all,

I was going through some of my archives. Found some stunning material from Soviet Afghan War. Enjoy yourselves!

Early days as a FO - F-6 Era

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On to the Fantans -A-5s

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The F-16s arrive - 1985

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ADA Hut during Afghan War - 1988

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No.11 MR Squadron - Arrows

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Combat Commanders School - Passing out

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At the height of war.



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Thank you for sharing this wonderful material! PAF has always risen against the odds and fought against all adversities. Long may their legendary courage endure.
 

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Dear all,

I was going through some of my archives. Found some stunning material from Soviet Afghan War. Enjoy yourselves!

Early days as a FO - F-6 Era
Friggin awesome

PS first actual picture of the F-6 with a shark mouth that I have seen. Amazing
 
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Just a little correction:

Two F-16A and four F-16B weredelivered to Pakistan in 1983, the first F-16 arriving at PAF Base Sargodha (now known as PAFBase Mushaf) on 15 January 1983 flown by Squadron Leader Shahid Javed. The 34 remaining Peace Gate II aircraft weredelivered between 1983 and 1987.
 

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Just a little correction:

Two F-16A and four F-16B weredelivered to Pakistan in 1983, the first F-16 arriving at PAF Base Sargodha (now known as PAFBase Mushaf) on 15 January 1983 flown by Squadron Leader Shahid Javed. The 34 remaining Peace Gate II aircraft weredelivered between 1983 and 1987.
Hi. Thanks for the input.

However some of these pilots ferried the third or fourth tranche of the F-16s all the way from US to Pakistan.

That's why I wrote F-16s arrived.
 

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Dear all,

I was going through some of my archives. Found some stunning material from Soviet Afghan War. Enjoy yourselves!

Early days as a FO - F-6 Era

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On to the Fantans -A-5s

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The F-16s arrive - 1985

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ADA Hut during Afghan War - 1988

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No.11 MR Squadron - Arrows

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Combat Commanders School - Passing out

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At the height of war.



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Thanks for sharing. Some of these fine officers have departed. My old man is in one of these pics.
 

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