Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

Thunderstreaks.com | October 19, 2019

Scroll to top

Top

Leeuwarden

Spotting at Leeuwarden (NL)

July 22, 2017 |

For the first time Hans visited Leeuwarden AB (NL) as an aircraft-spotter in August 1967. In later years he came back several times. Needless to say it never was easy to picture aircraft in their landing-pattern and otherwise !

 

Read More

Base visit Leeuwarden (NL), June, 1973 (RAF Lightnings)

November 4, 2012 | 2

A squadron rotation took place at Leeuwarden AB in June 1973 between 323 sq. R.Neth.AF and nr.29 sq. RAF from Wattisham , equipped with Lightnings ; Frank visited this event on 19 June.

Read More

Base Visit Leeuwarden (NL), May, 1973 (Danish Hunters)

November 3, 2012 |

In May 1973 322 squadron , K.Lu. had a rotation (exchange-exercise) with 724 Esk of the Royal Danish AF, equipped with Hawker Hunters; there were 4 Hunters visiting Leeuwarden AB and Frank was there to take some pictures.

Read More

Base Visit Leeuwarden (NL), May 22nd, 1973 (Swedish Saab Viggens)

November 3, 2012 |

In May 1973 Leeuwarden AB was visited by 4 AJ-37 Viggens of the Swedish Air Force (plus a support Hercules); the aircraft were on their way to the Paris-Le Bourget airshow and stayed for an overnight stop. On the 22nd Frank was authorized to take some pictures of the aircraft.

Read More

Base visit Leeuwarden (NL), December, 1972

November 3, 2012 |

A base visit to Leeuwarden AB, when the Phantoms of Soesterberg happened to be there because of runway repairs at their home-base. Frank took the pictures in this gallery.

Read More

Leeuwarden (NL) Open Day, September 27th, 1975

October 24, 2012 |

A poor open day, mainly due to the very bad weather (as you can see on the photos made by Frank). After the presentation of 4 NF-5s, a Starfighter, a Troopship and a Magister of the Belgian Red Devils the further show had to be cancelled because of the strong wind. The static was okay though, featuring amongst others a Danish F-100F and RF-35 Draken.

Read More

Leeuwarden Open Day (NL), August 15th, 1969

October 24, 2012 |

In 1969 the KLu held two small Open Days : one at Leeuwarden AB and the other at Gilze Rijen AB ; both air bases were open to the public on Friday and Saturday ; these are the pictures of the Leeuwarden Open Day of Friday August 15th , made by Hans.

Read More