PostHeaderIcon 336 Squadron 70 Years Celebration

It was more than 70 years ago when 336 Squadron "Olympos" was established for the very first time near Cairo, Egypt, in a place called Almaza. At that time 336 Sq. was equipped with 21 Hurricane-IIC aircrafts and had a total of 309 men. On Friday October 11th 2014 336 Squadron, the second oldest Squadron in service under Hellenic Air Force wings celebrated its 70 years. We were honored to be their guests and we will try to share the moving moments.

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PostHeaderIcon 348 Squadron 60 Years Anniversary

Another “phantastic” aviation day belongs to the past. On 20th of September, 348 TRS (Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron) celebrated its 60th anniversary. We were there and give you the details...

 

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PostHeaderIcon 336 Squadron visits Volkel Air Base

336 Squadron "Olympos" recently has participated into a big event in the Netherlands and especially in Volkel Air Base. A big fan of 336 Squadron describes the experience of meeting a real Corsair from near distance. He is Kevin and not only a big fan of 336 Squadron but also the man who triggered the request for their participation in the Air Show at Volkel.

Feel free to enjoy his journey ...

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PostHeaderIcon 383 Squadron 10 Years Anniversary

One of the youngest Hellenic Air Force squadrons, the 383 Special Operations & Air Fire Fighting Squadron celebrated its 10th anniversary, on 24th of May 2013. We were there and give you the details...

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PostHeaderIcon 338 Squadron - 60th Anniversary (1952-2012)

On 20th of July 2012 338 Squadron -one of the most historical of Hellenic Air Force- celebrated the 60 years of its service. The 338 Squadron was formed on December 24th 1952, at Elefsis airbase, equiped with F-84G Thunderjet aircraft. Until today has deployed to Larissa, Elefsis (again), Souda (F-84F Thunderstreak). In June 1974 338 Squadron found its final home at 117CW Andravida where the F-4E Phantom II were delivered. Sixty whole years later 338 Squadron "Ares" celebrated the first six decades of life, service and contribution to the Hellenic Air Force! A perfectly organized ceremony took place in Andravida Air Base. We had the honor to be invited and experienced the delight of celebration together with old and new staff of the squadron.

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PostHeaderIcon 339 Squadron - 60th Anniversary (1952-2012)

The 339 All Weather Squadron was formed on July 7 1952, at Elefsis airbase, as the 339 Fighter Bomber Squadron and equiped with F-84G aircraft. Sixty whole years later 339 Squadron "Aias" on 6th of July 2012 celebrated the first six decades of life, service and contribution to the Hellenic Air Force! A well organized ceremony took place in current home place of 339 Squadron in 117 Combat Wing at Andravida Air Base. We had the honor to be invited and experienced the delight of celebration together with old and new staff of the squadron.

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PostHeaderIcon T-6A Texan II Hellenic Air Force Demo Team

The Demonstration Team of Individual T-6A Aircraft is an ambitious program that aims to disseminate and foster aviation idea in the Greek society and to raise the morale of the Armed Forces while in parallel promotes the actions of the Hellenic Air Force personnel in general to the public.The aircraft used to carry air demonstration is the training aircraft T-6A Texan II. For more information please visit the official web-site here.

 

 

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PostHeaderIcon Hellenic Air Force Open Day 2011

The time of the year has arrived. The gates of Hellenic Air Force Air Bases are opening for all of you. Help us collect photographic material in order to taste the celebration. Some may not be able visit the units themselves so this would be helpful for all airforce.gr friends. Please do share your experience and send us your photos to the following E-mail address: haf2011[at]airforce.gr.

 

PostHeaderIcon 335 Squadron Celebrates 70 Years of Service

On 14th of October 335 Squadron celebrated its 70 Years of service since 1941. It happens to be the older Hellenic Air Force Squadron still in service today. Two F-16s were painted in Anniversary scheme especially for the occasion and were exhibited in front of the main Squadron's shelter. Really emotional moments followed when elder pilots met the current personnel of the Squadron. For further information about the event and full photographical material please click on the image above to transfer to the Ikaros Club official web-site.

 
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