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Dutch army NH-90 helicopter crash in Aruba, 2 dead

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A Dutch army helicopter crashed on Sunday afternoon after taking off from the Netherlands Antilles island Aruba, killing two people, the Defence Ministry said...

MQ-9B SkyGuardian: The next generation of remotely piloted aircraft

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The MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) possesses a number of unique advantages not found in manned platforms:...

Boeing delivers first CH-47F Chinook to Royal Netherlands Air Force

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Aircraft is first of 20 CH-47F Chinooks to be delivered to RNLAF The Netherlands is one of eight NATO nations to operate the...

Dassault sells its 96.85% shareholding in SABCA to Sabena Aerospace and SFPI/FPIM

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Dassault Belgique Aviation SA (“DBA”), Sabena Aerospace SA (“Sabena”) and Société Fédérale de Participations et Investissements – Federale Participatie- en Investeringsmaatschappij SA/NV (“SFPI/FPIM”) announce...

Royal Netherlands Air Force will buy 9 more F-35 fighter jets

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The Royal Netherlands Air Force will receive nine extra F-35 fighter aircraft, during Prinsjesdag, it became official. The 9 extra F-35 fighter jets cost around...

Dutch Transport Museum receives Belgian Fouga Magister fighter jet

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New attraction for children in Christmas holidays The Dutch Transport Museum in Nieuw-Vennep has received a Fouga Magister jet fighter. This trainer jet was used...

Dutch Air Force scrambles 2 F-16s to escort KLM flight from Abu Dhabi with unruly passenger

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The Royal Netherlands Air Force scrambled two F-16 fighter jets this Saturday morning 6 October to escort a KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight from...

The Netherlands take over from Belgium the responsibility for monitoring Benelux airspace

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From today, 14 September 2018, the Dutch F-16s protect the airspace of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Belgium and the Netherlands carry out this...

Boeing to modernise six Netherlands CH-47F Chinooks

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Dutch fleet increases to 20 F-model Chinooks, marks eighth international order of Chinooks in past two years Boeing and the Netherlands Ministry of Defence today...

British Airways Boeing 767 lost communication with air traffic control: two F-16 jets intercepted aircraft above Zeeland

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Last night 2 F-16's from the Royal Netherlands Air Force took off from Volkel Air Base for a QRA (Quick Reaction Alert), a British...