Posts By Hans
Eindhoven (NL) , July 1993 (Arrivals for Open Days)November 6, 2020 | Hans
A wide variety of aircraft types presented itself during the 1993 Eindhoven Open Days ( see report elsewhere on the site).
On the 1st and 2nd of July the landing-area was already crowded with aircraft-spotters and photographers (Hans included) . … Read More
F-100 Super Sabre of the National Military Museum (NL)March 20, 2020 | Hans
The famous F-100 Super Sabre also served in the Netherlands with the 32nd Fighter Day Squadron ,USAFE at Soesterberg AB from 1956 to 1960. In 1959-1960 they flew with red/white/blue tails.
The particular aircraft that is now on exhibition in … Read More
Volkel AB (NL), August 31st ,2000 (Arrivals for Open Days)January 19, 2020 | Hans
August 31st , 2000 was a busy day for all personnel at Volkel AB , the Netherlands because lots of aircraft were arriving in preparation for the Open Days that were organised there.
The many aircraft-spotters present were gathered to … Read More
Naval Air Station Valkenburg , NL , June 6th , 1992(departures Open Day)January 18, 2020 | Hans
The days before and after a military aviation event such as an Open Day always attract many plane spotters and photographers , because of the participating aircraft arriving and departing on those days.
As an aircraft-spotter Hans visited the Dutch … Read More
NATO Tactical Weapons Meet ,RAF Wildenrath , Germany , June 1967 (a/c spotting)January 5, 2020 | Hans
In June 1967 Gijs and Hans went for a biking (!) -trip from Eindhoven to Brussels (Open Day , see elsewhere on the site) and via Bierset and Geilenkirchen to RAF Wildenrath , Germany . At Wildenrath the NATO Tactical … Read More
Koksijde Air Base , Belgium ,July 6th , 1991 (Open Day)November 18, 2019 | Hans
In July 1991 Hans paid a two-day visit to Koksijde at the Belgian coast (one overnight stay included). Primarily he visited nearby Koksijde Air Base both as an aircraft-spotter outside the fences (see elsewhere on the site) and to visit … Read More
Arriving Aircraft for Belgian Air Shows Bierset 1969 and Beauvechain 1970 & 1992October 20, 2019 | Hans
This gallery shows a selection of pictures of aircraft arriving for three memorable , historic International Air Shows in Belgium : (1) Bierset June 20th ,1969 (pictures 1 – 5 ) , (2) Beauvechain June 26th ,1970 (pictures 6 – … Read More
Koksijde Air Base , Belgium, July 5th , 1991 (Arrivals for Open Days)October 15, 2019 | Hans
Koksijde Air Base is situated near the Belgian coast and the Westland Sea King helicopter equipped the resident 40th Rescue Squadron , BAF , for a long time. The popular and commonly known Belgian TV/series Windkracht 10 was recorded here … Read More
Sanicole Air Show , Hechtel , Belgium , August 2nd , 1998October 15, 2019 | Hans
Although the 2019 Air Show organized by Aeroclub Sanicole at the small airfield of Hechtel in Belgium (near Leopoldsburg) had to be postponed for the first time in its history , it has become a tradition on a weekend in … Read More
Koksijde Air Base, Belgium , July 3rd , 1992 (arrivals for Open Day)September 14, 2019 | Hans
On July 3rd , 1992 Hans travelled all the way by car to and fro Koksijde Air Base , which is situated near the Belgian coast . It was his intention to be present during the arrivals of several aircraft and helicopters that were to participate in the Open Days that followed.