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AIRCRAFT WRECKS & RELICS (pictured 2011-today, excl. USA)

June 21, 2018 |

This gallery features pictures of aircraft that have been disposed of or preserved in one way or another; the airframes depicted here (gate-guards, monuments, eye-catchers, etc.) are photographed in the years 2011 onward. Airframes pictured in earlier years are in a separate gallery. Note that some of the aircraft portrayed here are no longer present at the given location.

W&R portrayed in the USA are dealt with in a separate gallery (also in this album “Preserved Aircraft”).

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YUGOSLAV AVIATION MUSEUM, April 2018

June 18, 2018 |

A huge glass, donut-like structure, 500 meters from the terminal of “Nicola Tesla”, Belgrade main airport houses the Yugoslav  aviation museum.  A stunning building intended to showcase the masterpieces of the Yugoslav aviation industry.

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1970 Tiger Meet, Kleine Brogel (B)

May 2, 2018 |

In July 1970 no. 23 squadron of the Belgian Air Force hosted the annual NATO Tiger Meet.

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OMAN Armed Forces Museum, Muscat November 2017

December 14, 2017 |

In November 2017 Frank had the opportunity to spend a few minutes in the Armed Forces Museum of Oman: an extensive collection of weaponry, with a.o. a few airframes that once belonged to the inventory of the Sultan of Oman Air Force.

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FLUGWERFT Aviation Museum, September 2017

October 15, 2017 |

In September 2017 Frank visited the “Flugwerft” in Oberschleissheim: an aviation museum, subsidiary of the famous Deutsches Museum (German Museum).

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WARBIRDS at the Zoersel/Malle Fly-in August 2017

August 21, 2017 |

It is always a pleasure to visit the annual fly-in at Zoersel/Malle airfield (Belgium).

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Base visit Bierset (B), May 1970

June 29, 2017 |

In May 1970 Frank was allowed to visit the Belgian Air Force base of Bierset, at that time home of no. 42 recce squadron (flying the RF-84F Thunderflash) and of the T-33A equipped VZZ Flight.

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Rheine-Hopsten Open Day, June 1977

February 27, 2017 |

The Rheine Open Day of 11 June 1977 featured a somewhat poor static. Read More

VOLKEL 2009 Air Force Days

December 7, 2016 |

The 2009 Open Days of the KLu were in June. Read More

Gilze-Rijen AB Open Day (NL), July 2002

October 22, 2016 |

On 5 and 6 July 2002 Gilze-Rijen AB was open to the public; it was a standard static- and airshow without special surprises. Below are some photos Frank took during the event:

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