Commemorative tail for 55 years 312 sqn. J-640 was written off after an mishap at Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL/EBCI). It would been deliverd to the Fuerza Aera Chile. but as it was decided not to repair the aircraft , it was scrapped. J-203 went to Chile instead.
Take off on 13:00 LT, the flight itself would end in the Waddenzee, around 15:00 LT near the island Vlieland, after a engine failure. Pilot 1Lt. M. van Zuijdam escaped successfully from his aircraft. Aircraft belonged to 312 Sq, despite the 311 Sq badge
Two Dutch Vipers during a mission in support of Operation Unified Protection, the fight agains the Khadaffi regime in Libya. The aircraft were pictured high above the Mediterranean Sea just outside Libyan airspace.
The 1st Netherlands Air Task Force International Security Assistance Force (1(NLD)ATF ISAF used F-16AMs over Afghanistan during their operations against the Taliban. This 323sq F-16AM received an unusual green ISAF badge. It served as the back ground for a detachment crew photo at Kandahar.
The 1st Netherlands Air Task Force International Security Assistance Force (1(NLD)ATF ISAF used F-16AMs over Afghanistan during their operations against the Taliban. Retracting gear quickly, stay low, build-up speed, and at the end of the runway make an unexpected move so the enemy is giving a tough time in aiming weapons on this fully loaded Falcon Sometimes the pilot decides to go straight ahead, sometimes they make a low level left or right turn, but they rarely go ballistic as it was then too easy for a Taliban with a MANPADS or AAA to make a lock. This heavily armed Falcon banked right.