17th September 2020
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Republic F-84E Thunderjet

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Republic F-84E Thunderjet ´FS-17 / DMB´ (c/n 2335-1366), formerly Belgian Air Force, on display at the Kleine-Brogel air base, Belgium, September 2017. Thunderjet was born in 1944, when the works on a turbojet-powered successor for the P-47 Thunderbolt were launched at Republic Aviation company. The new design was warmly received by the USAAF authorities... Read More

LZ 62 / Zeppelin ´L 30´

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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
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