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by redskin301
Mon 19 Oct 2020, 6:38 am
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: HWIC SOF @Gilze-Rijen; Tigre + NH90s
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Views: 73

HWIC SOF @Gilze-Rijen; Tigre + NH90s

The HWIC (Helicopter Weapon Instructor Coarse) would take place at Gilze-Rijen Air Base in the two weeks from Monday October 5th until Thursday October 15th. This edition of the HWIC would be dedicated to the Special Operations Forces (SOF) operations of the Dutch Corps Commando Troops (KCT). During...
by redskin301
Fri 16 Oct 2020, 12:59 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: German EF2000 Eurofighter @Norvenich in 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 99

German EF2000 Eurofighter @Norvenich in 2020

During the Blue Flag missions, the German EF2000 Eurofighters flew together with the Israeli F-16s. The Eurofighters of Tactisches Luftwaffe Geschwader 31 (TLG-31) are currently among the newest Eurofighters flying around Germany. The aircraft all have high production numbers (31+..), which often me...
by redskin301
Mon 12 Oct 2020, 2:51 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: AS532 Cougar; Practice Exercise @Oirschot GLV-V
Replies: 0
Views: 55

AS532 Cougar; Practice Exercise @Oirschot GLV-V

The Oirschotse Heide is a well-known training location for the helicopters of the DHC (Defense Helicopter Command) of the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF). The area is referred to as the GLV-V (Low-Flying Area 5). This Cougar who flew under Callsign "Wildcat 68" came to perform some exercises in ...
by redskin301
Fri 09 Oct 2020, 6:14 am
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: Historical Delivery Airbus A400M Luxembourg Armed Forces
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Views: 101

Historical Delivery Airbus A400M Luxembourg Armed Forces

On Wednesday October 07th 2020, the Minister of Defense François Bausch and the new Chief of Staff General Steve Thull welcomed the new Airbus A400M transport aircraft for the Luxembourg Armed Forces at the main airport Luxembourg-Findel (ICAO code: ELLX). The Airbus A400M military aircraft of the L...
by redskin301
Mon 05 Oct 2020, 1:07 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: AMI Tornado ECR @Norvenich [2nd Video Added]
Replies: 1
Views: 219

Re: AMI Tornado ECR @Norvenich [Very Powerful Burners]

Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses (SEAD), are also known in the United States as "Wild Weasel" and initially "Iron Hand" operations. It are military actions to suppress enemy surface-based air defenses, including not only surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) and anti-aircraft artillery (AAA) but also inte...
by redskin301
Fri 02 Oct 2020, 2:11 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: AMI Tornado ECR @Norvenich [2nd Video Added]
Replies: 1
Views: 219

AMI Tornado ECR @Norvenich [2nd Video Added]

In the two weeks of September 28th 2020 until October 9th, 2020, six Italian Tornado ECR fighters would operate from the German airbase Nörvenich. The aircraft were all assigned to the 6° Stormo which is based on the Italian airbase Ghedi in the north of the country. The Tornado’s will practice main...
by redskin301
Mon 28 Sep 2020, 4:22 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: Israel Air Force F-16C/D Barak at Norvenich
Replies: 0
Views: 161

Israel Air Force F-16C/D Barak at Norvenich

During Blue Wings 2020 the Barak F-16C/Ds of the IAF participated with the German EF2000 in the historical meeting between these nations. In total six aircraft flew to Norvenich in Germany. Here is a small video of the launch of four of these aircraft at Norvenich. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aU...
by redskin301
Sat 26 Sep 2020, 10:22 am
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: 10 Years EATC and Change of Command; Officials Arrivals
Replies: 0
Views: 104

10 Years EATC and Change of Command; Officials Arrivals

The European Air Transport Command is a single multinational command. Its headquarters is located at Eindhoven air base (ICAO code EHEH) in the Netherlands. On Thursday September 24th, 2020 the EATC celebrated it's 10 anniversary with various visitors from the participating countries; The Netherland...
by redskin301
Fri 18 Sep 2020, 2:10 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: Flacon Leap; Mission Launch and Hercules Elephant Walk [2nd Video Added]
Replies: 1
Views: 241

Flacon Leap; Mission Launch and Hercules Elephant Walk [2nd Video Added]

In previous years, the annual 'Market Garden' parachute airdrop was held in September at the Ginkelse Heide near Arnhem, in the Netherlands. Due to the Corona/Covid epidemic, this exercise has been adapted to the current time. This exercise is divided into two parts, called 'Falcon Leap'. Falcon Lea...
by redskin301
Sat 12 Sep 2020, 9:44 am
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: Dutch F-16s at Volkel Air Base
Replies: 0
Views: 179

Dutch F-16s at Volkel Air Base

Here a video made of our F-16s at Volkel Air Base in the Netherlands.

by redskin301
Sun 06 Sep 2020, 10:02 am
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: JMSDF; Several Airfields + US Marines
Replies: 0
Views: 139

JMSDF; Several Airfields + US Marines

The Japanese navy and the associated naval aviation service (Aviation Branch of the Japanese Navy) is one of the largest organizations of the Japanese armed forces. The units of the aviation service operate from the Japanese naval airfields and from the Japanese navy ships. Every pilot from the avia...
by redskin301
Mon 31 Aug 2020, 11:39 am
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: Funny; Blown Away By A Chinook In Oirschot
Replies: 0
Views: 253

Funny; Blown Away By A Chinook In Oirschot

During the Media Day at the exercise HOT.NL, a Chinook of the Royal Netherlands Air Force would land at a short distance next to the media present. Unfortunately, the media people were positioned on the downwind side of the landing Chinook. The helicopter would land less than 50 meters from the medi...
by redskin301
Wed 26 Aug 2020, 8:09 am
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: DHC Exercise HOT NL @Oirschot
Replies: 0
Views: 204

DHC Exercise HOT NL @Oirschot

Helicopters from the Defense Helicopter Command (Royal Netherlands Air Force) practice together with soldiers from the Air Mobile Brigade from August 17, to September 4, in the Netherlands during exercise "HOT.NL". During this exercise they train with Chinook and Cougar transport helicopters to "bro...
by redskin301
Thu 20 Aug 2020, 12:13 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: Blue Wings Arrivals; Historical Meeting Israel & Germany
Replies: 0
Views: 314

Blue Wings Arrivals; Historical Meeting Israel & Germany

In the period from August 17 until August 27, Israel Air Force (IAF) F-16C/D "Barak" fighter jets will participate during the exercise Blue Wings in Germany 2020. As part of the exercise, Israeli and German aircraft will make a commemoration fly-by at former concentration camp Dachau and above Fürst...
by redskin301
Sat 15 Aug 2020, 8:59 am
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: Porcupine D-106 Reverse Parking on the Slopes South
Replies: 0
Views: 320

Porcupine D-106 Reverse Parking on the Slopes South

In this video you can see how one of the Dutch Chinooks of the 298 Squadron at Gilze-Rijen Air Base performs his exercise on the Slopes. Special in this video is the fact that the Chinook is flying backwards towards the slopes during its approach; so good old reverse parking on the slopes. The helic...
by redskin301
Mon 10 Aug 2020, 6:20 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: Delivery Second A330 MRTT T-054 at Eindhoven
Replies: 0
Views: 138

Delivery Second A330 MRTT T-054 at Eindhoven

Today, the second Multinational MRTT Fleet (MMF) aircraft was delivered to the Multinational MRTT Unit (MMU), at the Main Operating Base in Eindhoven (The Netherlands). The Multinational Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) fleet will soon enter into service to provide strategic transport, air-to-air ...
by redskin301
Sat 08 Aug 2020, 12:11 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: F-16s Launching at Volkel Air Base
Replies: 0
Views: 181

F-16s Launching at Volkel Air Base

Volkel Air Base is next to Leeuwarden Air Base one of the Dutch F-16 airfields. Leeuwarden is currently in the transition to the F-35A Lightning II and Volkel will also exchange the F-16 Fighting Falcon for this new type in the coming years. Until then, the F-16s will still be responsible for the da...
by redskin301
Sat 01 Aug 2020, 10:29 am
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: JASDF Hamamatsu & Shizuhama Pilot Training
Replies: 0
Views: 299

JASDF Hamamatsu & Shizuhama Pilot Training

When students are admitted to their studies to become a pilot at the JASDF, they must first complete the Flight Preparation Course offered at various defense colleges. Both airports Hofu and Shizuhama offer the so-called Introductory Pilot Course where students learn the basic aspects of flying with...
by redskin301
Sat 25 Jul 2020, 11:12 am
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: Rafale @Evreux during Bastille Day [Second Video Added]
Replies: 1
Views: 617

Re: Rafale @Evreux during bastille Day; Julliet 14

Here a second video from the Julliet 14 parade. In this video, the planes taxi to the runway to take their position in the large formation which is often formed near Evreux before moving to Paris. At Evreux were during this edition only Rafale and Mirage 2000 aircraft present plus the local based tr...
by redskin301
Sun 19 Jul 2020, 11:52 am
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: Rafale @Evreux during Bastille Day [Second Video Added]
Replies: 1
Views: 617

Rafale @Evreux during Bastille Day [Second Video Added]

The French national holiday La Fete Nationale is abroad also known as Bastille Day. The day is annually celebrated in France on July 14. The storming of the Bastille in Paris is commemorated on this day on which the French Revolution started. A large military parade is traditionally annually held si...
by redskin301
Wed 15 Jul 2020, 1:01 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: Papa C-17 Taxiing Backwards @Eindhoven
Replies: 0
Views: 258

Papa C-17 Taxiing Backwards @Eindhoven

The Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) is a multinational initiative that provides its participating nations assured access to military airlift capability to address the growing needs for both strategic airlifts and tactical airlifts. The SAC was established in 2008 as an independent multinational p...
by redskin301
Fri 10 Jul 2020, 3:14 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: US Army 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Arriving in Rotterdam
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Views: 219

US Army 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Arriving in Rotterdam

In July 2020, the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) will support the relocation of an American helicopter brigade back to America via the port of Rotterdam for three weeks. The United States has asked the Netherlands for the so-called "Host Nation Support" when moving military equipment from Easte...
by redskin301
Tue 07 Jul 2020, 1:41 pm
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: 3CAB in the Waalhaven (Harbor) Rotterdam
Replies: 2
Views: 988

3CAB in the Waalhaven (Harbor) Rotterdam

Yesterday I had a nice afternoon in Rotterdam in the Waalhaven. A total of no less than 16 helicopters photographed in just three hours. I arrived at 1400LT and a Chinook and a Blackhawk immediately came in. The weather was moderate, clouds and occasional rain. Seen the backlit position, the clouds ...
by redskin301
Sun 05 Jul 2020, 1:52 pm
Forum: Airshow & Aviation Videos
Topic: First A330-200 MRTT Delivery; Salute from Fire Brigade
Replies: 0
Views: 336

First A330-200 MRTT Delivery; Salute from Fire Brigade

On Tuesday, June 30, it was time for the first Airbus A330-200 MRTT for the Multinational Multirole Tanker Transport Unit (MMU) to be delivered to Eindhoven Air Base. The aircraft with registration number T-055 is the first Airbus of a series of eight aircraft that has been purchased by the internat...