This Viper flew in Italian colours from September 2003 to May 2012. It was returned to the USA for storage at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan AFB (AZ). Later, in 2016 is was rebuilt to QF-16A.
Former USAF 82-0984 was delivered after an overhaul at Ogden Air Logistic Center (Hill AFB, UT) to Italy as part of a Foreign Military Sales contract, designated 'Peace Caesar' programme, to Aeronautica Militare Italiana. The contract was signed on 15 March 2001 and the aircraft was delivered to Italy in 2004. The aircraft was returned to the USA in 2012.
The Belgian Air Force still operates with the venerable SA316B Alouette 3. The helicopters are assigned to 40 smaldeel at Koksijde air base and will eventually be replaced by the NH90. The Alouette 3s were often deployed to a frigate in service for the Belgian Navy.
This PA-18-135 Piper Cub carried MDAP serial 54-2464 and is ex KLu R-174. It was del to Belgium on 23oct75 and operated by the Luchtkadetten. The a/c was damaged during a storm over Oostmalle on 09aug92. It was repaired by may95. LB06 crashed at Goetsenhoven air base in which both pilots died. The plane was owned by the Belgian Air Cadets and used as a glider tug. It ran into trouble during take-off and crashed into a car park next to the airbase and then caught fire on 03rd July, 2009.