Koksijde Air Day 2008
Text & pictures : Serge Van Heertum & Marc Arys - S.B.AP. ©
Belgian Air Component
|Alpha Jet 1B from 11 Squadron based at Cazaux||Aerospatial Alouette III from the Navy heli flight (Koksijde)|
|Aerospatial Alouette II from 16Bat based at Bierset||Piper L-21 Super Cub from the Belgian Air Cadets|
|F-16A/M 31 "Tiger" Squadron (Kleine Brogel)||F-16A/M 1 squadron "Thistle" based at Florennes|
|F-16A/M also from Florennes||21 Squadron Embraer ERJ135 (Melsbroek)|
|Koksijde air base : home of the Seaking||Seaking Mk48 from the 40 SAR Squadron|
|4 Siai SF-260M during their demonstration. They are from the 5th Squadron based at Beauvechain. The beginning of a new Belgian demo team? Who knows...|
|An attack of the base by F-16's of the 31 Squadron from Kleine Brogel air base|
|At 3:49 PM precisely, a fly-past and many attacks from the base were perfomed by the 349 squadron from Kleine Brogel. Very impressive !|
paradrop performed by a C-130H Hercules from the 20 Squadron based at
Melsbroek. 2 paras became entangled and one deployed his 'reserve'parachute.
Both landed without further incident.
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