Belgian Air Force Days 2023 - A bit late

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Belgian Air Force Days 2023 - A bit late

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Hi All,

Back in September I spent an enjoyable weekend in the company of fellow staffer Gordon (Skyflash) and others in Belgiam for what we hope is not the last Belgian Air Force days. A wonderful venue and scorching heat meant we all enjoyed ourselves immensely even if a few cameras overheated!

Ta

Andy

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Nice collection Andy... Really liked the Harvard from behind shot...
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Wow what a great set. Viggen and F-35 for me

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Superb set Andy 👏👏

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Wow, can’t believe I’ve only just noticed these, superb composition and lighting, thanks for sharing 👍
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Nice set but that A400 is never going to get refuelled by that A330 unless he gets his arse into gear, he's all over the place.
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capercaillie wrote:
Mon 12 Feb 2024, 10:28 am
Nice set but that A400 is never going to get refuelled by that A330 unless he gets his arse into gear, he's all over the place.
:grin:

Lovely set Andy, it was indeed a great weekend. Let's hope that there will be another BAF Days at some point in the future... KB is such a splendid venue that it deserves to be hosting 'proper' airshows (and not just Sanicole Spotter's Days, as fun as those undoubtedly are).
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Skyflash wrote:
Fri 16 Feb 2024, 3:57 pm
capercaillie wrote:
Mon 12 Feb 2024, 10:28 am
Nice set but that A400 is never going to get refuelled by that A330 unless he gets his arse into gear, he's all over the place.
:grin:

Lovely set Andy, it was indeed a great weekend. Let's hope that there will be another BAF Days at some point in the future... KB is such a splendid venue that it deserves to be hosting 'proper' airshows (and not just Sanicole Spotter's Days, as fun as those undoubtedly are).
I'm pretty sure I read that KB. are NOT doing a Sanicole Spotter Day this year! They're far to busy prepping for the fantastically prevalent F-35 ! :grimacing:

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A nice selection and good to see a reminder of the olden days when the Belgians used to show off their Air Force.

Shouldn’t this have been posted in the ‘Golden Oldies’ Photos section though?

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Thanks guys for the comments.

Mike - Golden Oldies is for over five years old - this is 6 months old.

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Stagger2 wrote:
Fri 16 Feb 2024, 8:13 pm
Skyflash wrote:
Fri 16 Feb 2024, 3:57 pm
capercaillie wrote:
Mon 12 Feb 2024, 10:28 am
Nice set but that A400 is never going to get refuelled by that A330 unless he gets his arse into gear, he's all over the place.
:grin:

Lovely set Andy, it was indeed a great weekend. Let's hope that there will be another BAF Days at some point in the future... KB is such a splendid venue that it deserves to be hosting 'proper' airshows (and not just Sanicole Spotter's Days, as fun as those undoubtedly are).
I'm pretty sure I read that KB. are NOT doing a Sanicole Spotter Day this year! They're far to busy prepping for the fantastically prevalent F-35 ! :grimacing:
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