Deelen Air Base (NL) Open Day, June 11th, 1983
The 70th Anniversary of the R.Netherlands AF was celebrated at Deelen AB on June 11th , 1983. Highlight of this event , however , was the impressive formation- Fly-Past of 18 Dutch Starfighters followed by a Base-Attack by a number of others, which marked the end of an era : after 20 years of operational service this type of aircraft was to be phased out the same year.
The Air Show and Static Show was composed of many interesting NATO participants among which a number of helicopters , a museum-line and some civil aircraft. Hans shows you a selection of pictures from his collection.