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Eindhoven Air Base (NL) , July 1st & 2nd , 1993 (Arrivals for Open Days)

November 8, 2022 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 & 1992

October 20, 2019 |

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 |

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 , 1998

October 15, 2019 |

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 |

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.

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