Helicopters: UNDER CONSTRUCTION
KLu: Sud Alouette IIIJanuary 1, 2020 | Frank & Gijs & Hans
On January 1 2016 the Dutch Air Force farewelled the last 4 surviving Alouettes, then based at Gilze Rijen AB. And thus ended a 51 years long career.
The first of the 77 examples entered service in 1964. Five of … Read More
KLu : Alouette III (Search and Rescue)March 16, 2017 | Frank & Gijs & Hans
In 1966 the Royal Netherlands Air Force acquired five Alouette III helicopters from the French Sud Aviation-factory (nowadays : Aerospatale ) especially for use in the Search And Rescue-role (S.A.R.).