13th July 2020
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LZ 62 / Zeppelin ´L 30´

by on 7th July 2020 0
Port-side nacelle from Zeppelin ´L 30´ (factory number LZ 62), exhibited at the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History, Brussels (September 2016). Among the many aviation pioneers, Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August Graf von Zeppelin is the man who was inseparably connected with the history and development of airships. Count Zeppelin is... Read More

Farman MF.11A-2

by on 1st July 2020 0
Maurice Farman MF.11A-2, exhibited at the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History in Brussels, Belgium (September 2016) The Farman brothers – Maurice, Richard and Henri – played an important role in the early aviation years. Impressed by the new inventions and technologies of the 1890s, they took advantage of the opportunity... Read More

Lockheed F-104G Starfighter

by on 2nd June 2020 0
Lockheed F-104G Starfighter ´FX-94´, serial 683-9164, formerly the Belgian Air Force, now displayed on a pole at Starfighter Rotonde in Peer, Belgium (a roundabout at crossing of N73 and N748). Belgium acquired the first Starfighters in 1963, both F-104G combat variant and TF-104G trainers. Just the first aeroplanes were manufactured by Lockheed, most of... Read More

Lockheed C-130H Hercules

by on 12th May 2020 0
Lockheed C-130H Hercules ´CH-10´, 15th Air Transport Wing of Belgian Air Component, is taking-off from Kleine-Brogel air base, September 2017. Since its maiden flight on 23rd August 1954, the C-130 Hercules quickly gained the reputation of a versatile and reliable military transport aeroplane. Manufactured in more than 40 variants (including the maritime and civilian... Read More

Hawker Hurricane Mk. IV

by on 24th September 2019 0
Hawker Hurricane Mk. IV ´JV-N´ KZ321 – an iconic World War II aircraft photographed while performing an amazing low pass over the Kleine-Brogel airfield, during the spotter day on 14th September 2019. Hurricane Mk. IV was one of the final variants of the Hawker-manufactured fighter, produced between 1942 and 1944. At that time, Hurricane... Read More

Mil Mi-171Sh

by on 17th September 2019 0
Mil Mi-171Sh ´223´, Croatian Air Force, taking-off from the static display after the 41st Sanicole International Airshow, Belgium. Mi-171 helicopter was supporting the Croatian Air Force aerobatic team Krila Oluje (the Wings of Storm), participating in the Sanicole air show and could be seen at the static display during the Kleine-Brogel spotter day on... Read More

The participants list of 41st Sanicole International Airshow is almost completed

by on 19th August 2019 0
In addition to the two previous releases about the already confirmed participants of 41st Sanicole International Airshow and 8th Sanicole Sunset Airshow, here is the short information about a few other interesting aircraft worth seeing at Sanicole airfield in September. First of all, there is a Belgian air show premiere – CV-22 Osprey from... Read More
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