Belgian Defence Days 2008

Florennes Air Base

 

 

Text & Pictures : Serge Van Heertum and Marc Arys - S.B.A.P.©

 

 

 

Foreign visitors
     
IAR 99 Soim from the Romanian Air Force   Wittemund based F-4F Phantom II from the JG71 "Richthofen"
     
Hellenic Air Force A-7E Corsair 335MV   A second A-7E Corsair from 336MV
     
 
Both aircraft are based at Araxos airbase. This type of aircraft will shortly be retired from the Greek Air Force
     
 
Mirage 2000D from the 3rd Escadre based at Nancy-Ochey   Danish Air Force F-16B/M from Esk727  (Skydrup AFB)
     
 
Sukoi SU-22UM-3K Fitter of the Polish Air Force based at Swidwin
     
 
KLU F-16AM and F-16BM   The well known KLU F-16 solo display
     
 
Mirage 2000C from 1/12 Picardie   This unit is based at Cambrai-Epinoy
     
 
Alpha Jet Solo display "Tator" coming from Tours   F16BM from the Norvegian Air Force 331 Skv (Bodö AFB)
     
 
Royal Air Force Hawk T1A from the 100 Sqn based at Leeming   Spanish Air Force Northrop F-5M based at Badajoz
     
 
Pilatus PC-9M from the Irish Air Corp College from Baldonnel   Super Etendard Marine from flotille 11F based at Landivisiau
     
 
Polish Air Force Antonov AN-26   BO105P1 wearing the  50 years scheme of the unit KHR36 (Fritzlar)
     
 
Squirrel HT1 from the Defense Helicopter Flying School (RAF)   Aerospatial SA342L Gazelle from EHAP1 (3rd Helicopter Regiment)
     
The mock up of the Lockheed Martin F-35 with Belgian markings...who knows...
     
 
NATO E-3A  AWACS   The sun and the fighter !

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