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Glider pilot dies in crash at Beauvechain air base, Belgium

A glider has crashed in Beauvechain, in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. The pilot, a man from Antwerp in his sixties, was killed....

Belgian Air Component celebrates Air Cadet Wings handover at Beauvechain, Belgium

This Wednesday (24 November), at the Beauvechain base, Belgium the 'Air Cadets' wings were handed over to the class of 2020 and 2021. Due...

No helicopters on Belgium’s National Day aerial parade: they are deployed to evacuate vehicles from rubble and rivers

This Wednesday 21 July (Belgium's National Day) in the afternoon, two helicopters of the Belgian Air Force took off from the airbase of Beauvechain...

Final landing for CH-13, the oldest C-130 Hercules of the Belgian Air Force

At around 11:00 on 26 April, a C-130 Hercules landed at the military aerodrome of Beauvechain, Belgium, in the presence of the Minister of...

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

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 Force formation flight to honour healthcare workers cancelled due to bad weather

Belgium's air tour of honour scheduled for Thursday by the Belgian Defence as a sign of encouragement for medical staff will not take place...

Online petition to keep one Belgian Air Force C-130 in Melsbroek rather than in Beauvechain

An online petition has been launched for keeping one C-130H Hercules military transport aircraft that the army is preparing to withdraw from service at...

[Belgian Air Component] Handing over of wings ceremony to new pilots within of Air Component

Handing over of wings ceremony to new pilots within of Air Component. Authors Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Beauvechain Air Base. 30 September 2020, the press was...

Ceremony of handing wings to new pilots of the Belgian Air Component

Under a threatening sky on Wednesday, 2 October at 14:30, the Center of Competence of the Air Component (CC Air) organized the annual ceremony...

[Military Exercises] New Franco-Belgian partnership called “CaMo” (Motorised Capacity) Exercise CELTIC UPRISE 2019 (including Air Support).

Authors : Benoit Denet / Martin GilletFrom September 16 to 27, 2019, the Defence organised the exercise CELTIC UPRISE 2019. This is the first...

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