F-16

Belgian firm SABCA loses maintenance contract for the U.S. F-16s in Europe in favour of Polish company

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After initially choosing SABCA in early 2021, the US Air Force ultimately preferred to select a Polish aircraft company to maintain its European-based F-16s,...

Greek F-16 crashes in the Peloponnese – Pilot ejects to safety

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A Greek F-16 fighter jet crashed as it was landing at the military airport of Andravida on the Peloponnesian peninsula on Thursday afternoon; the...

Belgian F-16s return from mission against ISIS

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Belgian F-16s return from Jordan On Friday 1 October, the four Belgian F-16s deployed in Jordan landed at Kleine-Brogel airbase. This is a one-year mission...

End of F-16 operations at Dutch Air Base Leeuwarden

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With the arrival of the F-35 as a new fighter aircraft, the era of the F-16s at Leeuwarden Air Base ends. The ceremonial end...

The Belgian Air Force F-16 fleet is operational again

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The Belgian Air Force has gradually resumed F-16 flights this week. As of Sunday, March 14, the F-16 detachment in Jordan was operational again...

Temporary grounding of the Belgian Defence F-16 fleet

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On February 11, at Florennes Air Base, an F-16 had engine problems on takeoff and landed immediately, as a precaution. The investigation shows that...

[Belgian Air Component] Belgian pilot “VRIESKE” celebrates 5,000 flight hours on F-16

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Belgian pilot "VRIESKE" celebrates 5,000 flight hours on F-16 Authors: Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Kleine-Brogel Air Base "KB" (EBBL). Kleine-Brogel, March 5th 2021....

A Belgian Air Force F-16 pilot will be the 6th in the world to score 5,000 hours on the aircraft

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Captain Steven De Vries, a Belgian Air Force pilot, will score 5,000 flight hours for the first time on Friday in a training flight...

SABCA Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) wins maintenance contract for 80 US Air Force F-16s

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The US Air Force once again entrusts SABCA with the maintenance of its 80 F-16s on the European soil. This contract confirms SABCA Charleroi...

[Belgian Air Component] First Visit of the Minister of Defence to the Air Component in Beauvechain

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First Visit of the Belgian Minister of Defence to the Air Component in Beauvechain Authors: Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Beauvechain Air Base...

[Belgian Air Component] Operation Inherent Resolve : Belgian Defence once again sends F-16s to the Middle East

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Operation Inherent Resolve: Belgian Defence once again sends F-16s to the Middle East Press Conference Debriefing Authors Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Florennes Air Base. 29 September 2020,...

[Photo Report] Israeli Air Forces visiting Nörvenich Air Force Base for exercises

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From 17 to 28 August 2020, a large detachment of the IAF was deployed to the Nörvenich base in Western Germany. The exercise named Blue...

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