Joop de Groot's Photo Gallery

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Aircraft and aiport photos are sorted separately. Airport photos always shown after aircraft photos.

BA-08 @ EHEH - static of the 1986 open house.
BA-08 @ EHEH
MT51 @ EHSB - Former AdlA CM-170 no.45 representing a Belgian Magister that was used for training of Dutch pilots.
MT51 @ EHSB
PL88 @ EBWE - summercamp of the air cadets
PL88 @ EBWE
PL74 @ EBWE - summercamp of the Air Cadets
PL74 @ EBWE
ST-46 @ LFQI - nice visitor during our stay at Cambrai air base.
ST-46 @ LFQI
A74 @ EBBT - This is one of few Alouettes sporting the 'School voor het Lichte Vliegwezen' (SLV) badge.
A74 @ EBBT
MT-14 @ ELLX - For the local Wincrange airshow the participating aircraft were flying out of Luxembourg-Findel airport.
MT-14 @ ELLX
A59 @ EBLG - seen at the Heli Days
A59 @ EBLG
MT-13 @ EBFS - Display colors and 50 years Belgian AF markings.
MT-13 @ EBFS
PL86 @ EBZR - Due to the 1999 Balkan crisis most air shows were canceled. Due to a lack of jet activity I decided to go for a more relaxed air force: the Belgian air cadets. With great result!
PL86 @ EBZR
PL71 @ EBZR - anual summer camp for the Belgian Air Cadets
PL71 @ EBZR
AT05 @ EGVN - special colors for 20 yaers Alpha Jet in Belgian AF service.
AT05 @ EGVN
BA43 @ LFMO - The remains of this Belgian Mirage are preserved in the local Orange museum.
BA43 @ LFMO
FX40 @ EHLW - armament practise camp by Belgian Starfighters at Leeuwarden.
FX40 @ EHLW
PL42 @ EBWE - One of the latest acquisitions of the Belgian Air Force.
PL42 @ EBWE
ST-03 @ LFMI - at the static of the Istres open house
ST-03 @ LFMI
ST-04 @ LFMI - at the static of the Istres open house.
ST-04 @ LFMI
ST-26 @ EBBE - In 1998 the Belgian SF-260 was still in its original color scheme: brown-green with sharks mouth. Since then the more colorful yellow was introduced.
ST-26 @ EBBE
PL81 @ EBWE - landing at Weelde
PL81 @ EBWE
PL40 @ EBZR - Zoersel-Oostmalle flightline
PL40 @ EBZR
ST-02 @ EBBE - Nice looking in the old camo.
ST-02 @ EBBE
PL51 @ EBWE - Wood and fabric: the classic aircraft. Still operational in the late nineties.
PL51 @ EBWE
PL62 @ EBWE - Classic glider of the Belgian air cadets. These heve been replaced by more modern aircraft since.
PL62 @ EBWE
ST-30 @ EBFS - The 1997 open house at Florennes was hampered by heavy showers. These did ad to the atmosphere however...
ST-30 @ EBFS
N5024 @ BRUSSELS - Preserved in the excellent Royal Army Museum.
N5024 @ BRUSSELS
FC11 @ EHLW - A picture from my Praktica years. Although making mostly black and white negative I saved some money to buy a slide film now and than. Glad I did...
FC11 @ EHLW
H44 @ EBLG - H44 and H07 are semi dismanteled in the hangar awaiting their fate.
H44 @ EBLG
8 @ BRUSSELS - Preserved in the excellent Brussels museum
8 @ BRUSSELS
B6 @ BRUSSEL - Preserved in the excellent Brussels museum
B6 @ BRUSSEL
ST-06 @ EBBE - In 1998 the SF-260 was still in its original camo.
ST-06 @ EBBE
PL30 @ EBWE - One of the new gliders in the Air Cadets inventory.
PL30 @ EBWE
FX60 @ EHLW - Now preserved in the Hermeskeil museum.
FX60 @ EHLW
BD09 @ EGYC - Touch and go at Coltishall, probably on its way to Fairford.
BD09 @ EGYC
BA01 @ EHLW - 2 smaldeel
BA01 @ EHLW
OT-ZKD @ EBLG - Being withdrawn in the mid eighties this UH-34 is well preserved. During the 2001 heli meeting the heli was placed in front of an hangar.
OT-ZKD @ EBLG
PL66 @ EBWE - For years the Belgian Air Cadets used the older glider types for training. Recently the fleet was modernized and all the wooden aircraft were sold off.
PL66 @ EBWE
BR09 @ EBFN - Participant of the 1991 air day.
BR09 @ EBFN
78 @ BRUSSELS - Preserved in the exelent Brussels museum
78 @ BRUSSELS
FR-28 @ BRUSSELS - Great aircraft in a great museum. Always worth visiting!
FR-28 @ BRUSSELS
FZ107 @ BRUSSELS - Shows ID FZ153 preserved in the Brussels museum.
FZ107 @ BRUSSELS
BR21 @ EGYC - One of the last times I saw Belgian Mirages was in 1992 when a couple of recce aircraft paid a visit to RAF Coltishall. This aircraft sports High Speed Devil on the nose.
BR21 @ EGYC
RS01 @ BRUSSELS - This Sea King is the latest arrival in the Belgian Army Museum
RS01 @ BRUSSELS
S85 @ BRUSSELS - 3 Verkennings Smaldeel marks on this preserved Strutter.
S85 @ BRUSSELS
CS-02 @ EHLW - another transport for Tacpol 1984.
CS-02 @ EHLW
CS-01 @ EHLW - Transport for the 1984 Tacpol exercise.
CS-01 @ EHLW
D-04 @ BRUSSELS - former army aircraft now preserved in Brussels.
D-04 @ BRUSSELS
FU-30 @ BRUSSELS - 1 squadron makings. Preserved in the Army Museum in Brussels.
FU-30 @ BRUSSELS
CP-46 @ BRUSSELS - basic flight deck of a typical fifties aircraft.
CP-46 @ BRUSSELS
K-16 @ BRUSSELS - preserved in the Army Museum in Brussels
K-16 @ BRUSSELS
P-4 @ BRUSSELS - The Belgian AF operated a small number of Proctors. This one is now preserved in Brussels.
P-4 @ BRUSSELS
H37 @ EBLG - take of from Bierset. The A-109 is slowly withdrawn from use now.
H37 @ EBLG
FX12 @ BRUSSEL - Koninklijk Legermuseum Brussel
FX12 @ BRUSSEL
SG-55 @ BRUSSEL - 349 squadron markings in the Koninklijk Legermuseum
SG-55 @ BRUSSEL
AT11 @ EHLW - coming in for a night stop.
AT11 @ EHLW
AT08 @ EHLW - This unarmed trainer has five kill marks underneath the cockpit window.
AT08 @ EHLW
AT03 @ EHLW - 1994 display aircraft of the Belgian AF.
AT03 @ EHLW
AT02 @ EHLW - In 1988 the famous AGL photo rules came into being. During the entire summer we entered the base to take our pictures.
AT02 @ EHLW
AT14 @ EHLW - landing at Leeuwarden
AT14 @ EHLW
FT-24 @ EBBE - This T-bird is preserved at Beauvechain.
FT-24 @ EBBE
LB-01 @ EBZR - Belgium is one of the last air forces to operate the venerable Piper Cup. It is being used for glider towing.
LB-01 @ EBZR
BA31 @ EHLW - It was always a pleasure to see the Belgian Mirages visiting our place. The fighters were quite common; recce Mirages were quite scarce though.
BA31 @ EHLW
CB-02 @ EHGR - VIP transport for the anual KLu Open House.
CB-02 @ EHGR
FX59 @ EHLW - On regular basis Belgian Starfighters came to Leeuwarden for an armament practise camp. This one is fitted with target towing gear
FX59 @ EHLW
ST-35 @ EBBE - The deep maintenance on the SIAI Marchetti is being done in one of the hangars at Beauvechain. This kit plane will emerge as one of the modernized SF-260M+ models.
ST-35 @ EBBE
H21 @ EBLG - The A-109 can be refitted as an air ambulance. H21 shows the wider slide doors that enable the A-109 to take a stretcher.
H21 @ EBLG
A64 @ EBLG - The Alouette II is endig its service live in Belgian Army service.
A64 @ EBLG
FX47 @ EBFN - After being wfu the Belgian Starfighters were stored at Koksijde. After a couple of years they became very weathered.
FX47 @ EBFN
FX44 @ EHLW - During spring 1981 a couple of 1 Wing Starfighters visited Leeuwarden for an armament practise camp over the North Sea. Picture taken with my good old Praktica.
FX44 @ EHLW
A77 @ EBLG - Seen on its home base Bierset near Liege.
A77 @ EBLG
PL55 @ EBZR - This K-8 was one of the elder generation gliders in de Belgian inventory. It was replaced by more modern gliders a couple of years ago.
PL55 @ EBZR
BA05 @ EHLW - 1 squadron Mirage 5 on the northern taxiway at Leeuwarden.
BA05 @ EHLW
BA05 @ EHLW - A regular visitor to Leeuwarden. Often these aircraft did visit the North Sea ranges at Vlieland or Terschelling first.
BA05 @ EHLW
PL63 @ EBZR - These old gliders have been replaced by more modern types lately.
PL63 @ EBZR
PL66 @ EBWE - This glider was later sold as OO-YBV
PL66 @ EBWE