Military Hardware, Gear and Equipment => Aerial Equipment => Topic started by: Koen on 19 June 2009, 14:12:42



Title: First F-16 arrives in Belgium
Post by: Koen on 19 June 2009, 14:12:42
First F-16 arrives in Belgium at the base of Bevekom on 29 January 1979.

(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y77/AcoolVW/belgian/f-16/1.jpg)

(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y77/AcoolVW/belgian/f-16/2.jpg)

(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y77/AcoolVW/belgian/f-16/3.jpg)

(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y77/AcoolVW/belgian/f-16/4.jpg)

(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y77/AcoolVW/belgian/f-16/5.jpg)

(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y77/AcoolVW/belgian/f-16/6.jpg)

(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y77/AcoolVW/belgian/f-16/7.jpg)

(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y77/AcoolVW/belgian/f-16/8.jpg)

(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y77/AcoolVW/belgian/f-16/9.jpg)

(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y77/AcoolVW/belgian/f-16/10.jpg)


Title: Re: First F-16 arrives in Belgium
Post by: Whity on 11 August 2009, 00:43:50
Nice pictures!

Please correct me if I'm wrong but I think the F-16 entered service on January 26th (not 29th).

Sources: http://www.349sqn.be/history/aircraft/f-16-fighting-falcon (http://www.349sqn.be/history/aircraft/f-16-fighting-falcon) and http://www.f-16.net/timeline_1979.html (http://www.f-16.net/timeline_1979.html)