Brazil - Air Force Northrop F-5EM Tiger II 4860
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Image ID: 708933
Operator: Brazil - Air Force - 4860
Aircraft: Northrop - F-5EM Tiger II
Airport: Brazil - Rio de Janeiro - Santa Cruz (SBSC)
Category: Main database
Photo taken on 2016-4-22 by Ricardo Hebmüller [Contact]
Camera setting: Canon EOS 70D, 1/250s, f/4.0 at 24mm ISO 500
(24.4.2016, 07:23 CET)
Santa Cruz AFB celebrates fighters day.Brazil Air Force fought in Italy during WWII with P-47 aircraft. April 22nd, 1944, was the toughest day of all campaign, when the highest number of missions was flown. Every year this date is remembered at Santa Cruz Air Base, RJ, and it is usual that fighter aircraft perform some flybys and an operational bombing run.
(24 April 2016 - 10:08 CET)
Interesting shot and nice info........a powerful nose!
2 Ricardo Hebmüller
(24 April 2016 - 11:24 CET)
The original version had two guns. After modernization they kept only one. Thanks for your comment.