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Re: Belgian Air Force news

Post by Boavida » 16 May 2019, 00:08

^^ That looks like a lot more than just a hangar. It looks like a complete terminal with offices, etc. I presume this will be used as a terminal for the VIP flights, etc... also?

Too bad they don't demolish the old hangars....

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Post by TLspotting » 29 May 2019, 22:22

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Post by sn26567 » 02 Jul 2019, 17:22

As of July 2nd, the Belgian Air Force withdrew its Dassault Falcon 900 from its fleet. The Falcon 900 served as a VVIP long-range liaison jet for the Belgian Defence and the government since 1995. With this retirement, the BAF will no longer have an executive trans-Atlantic capability.
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Post by TLspotting » 10 Jul 2019, 08:12

F-16s take over from Alpha-Jets the mission to spread Belgian colours on 21 July : https://www.aviation24.be/military-airc ... n-21-july/
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Post by TLspotting » 11 Jul 2019, 08:39

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Post by TLspotting » 17 Jul 2019, 15:27

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Post by sn26567 » 20 Jul 2019, 16:16

This is how the military parade will be carried out:

https://www.aviation24.be/military-airc ... evel-pass/
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Post by Mavke » 22 Jul 2019, 01:48

any idea were the Falcon wil move to ? civvy company ? scrapped ??

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Post by TLspotting » 22 Jul 2019, 14:39

Quite a weird air parade without Falcon, AlphaJets and SeaKing...

Well. First A400M in 2020. The first one to arrive will be Luxemburgish, and our first one is for Autumn 2020.

Both for Melsbroek.
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Post by sn26567 » 22 Jul 2019, 16:34

TLspotting wrote:
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Quite a weird air parade without Falcon, AlphaJets and SeaKing...
With a good reason: these aircraft have all been phased out. Instead, we had the NH-90s, and a historical Spitfire: it doesn't happen so often! And the tricolour fumes from F-16s is also a new feature, as well as the national flag hanging under an NH-90.
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Post by TLspotting » 22 Jul 2019, 16:58

Ikr they have been all phased out, but it is something else than last year.
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Post by jan_olieslagers » 22 Jul 2019, 20:29

any idea were the Falcon wil move to ?
ISTR it was donated to a school

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