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Boavida wrote:
04 May 2020, 13:18
Going to be funny. A BAF aircraft with the French/Dutch colors on it :lol:
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On June 24, 2020, King Philip will pay a visit to the Kleine-Brogel airbase. The King will be informed of the current state of Defence and the fight against the coronavirus in an operational unit. During this visit, he will meet various specialists such as pilots, F-16 technicians and other specialists working on the airbase.
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The Belgian Air Force is reducing the flying hours of the 4 NH90-TTH helicopters, as they are called 'unreliable" (they break down all the time) and they cost more to operate than an F-16... Expected is that they will be sold in a couple of years.

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The 4 NFH variants (the grey ones) will be kept (for on the frigates and SAR missions above the north sea).


The Air Force wants to replace them (together with the old Agusta's) by 15 H145M or H160M (not official yet)

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Boavida wrote:
25 Jun 2020, 23:04
The Belgian Air Force is reducing the flying hours of the 4 NH90-TTH helicopters, as they are called 'unreliable" (they break down all the time) and they cost more to operate than an F-16... Expected is that they will be sold in a couple of years.
That's indeed what we already published yesterday on our homepage: https://www.aviation24.be/military-airc ... unter-uav/ ;)
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Next monday,29th of June, will see the last formation flight of the Alouette III of the BAF.
So these useful and cheap birds will soon be going for retirement,it seems;
No replacement? So the Belgian navy will have to depend on the reliability of the 4 NH-90 only for all their missions....


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