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Air Show Belgium and Netherlands 2016
 
Latest update: June 2016
 
After one year of absence both Belgium and Netherlands will be host of an air show. The Royal Netherlands Air Force open house takes place at Leeuwarden Air Base on Friday and Saturday June 10-11. The Belgian Air Component open house will be held at Florennes Air Base on Saturday and Sunday June 25-26.

Belgium:

The Belgian Air Component (BAC) celebrates its 70th anniversary (1946 - 2016). Belgian is well known to celebrate anniversaries by applying anniversary color scheme to its aircraft.
   
  Display teams: F-16 Solo display, A-109BA Agusta display team, Red Devils (SF-260) display team.
   
  Themes: 70th anniversary Belgian Air Force ; 75th anniversary 350 Smaldeel and 20 years F-16 operations.
   
Air Show Info: Website: Belgian Air Force Days ; Twitter: @BeAirForce
   
Netherlands:
The two RNLAF F-35As arrived in The Netherlands on May 23rd. After the Luchtmachtdagen were at least one will be presented on static display both aircraft will return to the USA.
   
  Display team: Apache (AH-64D) solo display team.

Due to operational commitments by the RNLAF F-16 squadrons the air show season for the F-16 solo display team has been cancelled for 2016.
   
Air Show Info: Website: Luchtmachtdagen ; Twitter: @luchtmachtdagen
 
Expected Air Show Participants
 
Below list is based on official announcements by both Air Forces organizers, participating teams, participating country (MoD, Air Force, Navy, Army) etc.

Disclaimer: Operational commitments can prevent a participant from actually be present, the same applies to technical issues or other unforeseen circumstances. Therefore it's possible one or more participants which have been confirmed have to cancel their participation.

Abbreviations:

CAN? Participant cancelled (removed from the participant static / flying display list).
CNF Participant confirmed (see above).
Supp? Support aircraft (often in relation with a display team).

Notes:

Support aircraft: Unknown if these aircraft will remain at the base during the air show days or are on the ground for a short period to unload or pick up personnel and material.

Warbirds are not included in below overview with the exception of the BBMF as they are integrated into the RAF squadron and group structure.
 
Confirmed arrivals
 
Leeuwarden:

The Turkish Stars were the first participants to arrive for the Luchtmachtdagen. The NF-5 team arrived on Tuesday afternoon (Jun 7) supported by two C-130E Hercules and one C-160D Transall transport aircraft.
 

    Leeuwarden Jun: 10 - 11 Florennes Jun: 25 - 26
Country Team / Aircraft Static Flying Static Flying
           
Austria PC-7   CNF CNF  
           
Belgium A-109BA     CNF  
  A-109 Agusta solo display       CNF
  Alpha Jet CAN?   CNF CNF
  B-Hunter (UAV)        
  C-130H Hercules     CNF  
  ERJ-135, ERJ-145        
  F-16AM/BM        
  F-16 solo display team   CNF   CNF
  Falcon 20E, Falcon 900        
  NH90-TTH/NFH CNF   CNF CNF
  Alouette III        
  Sea King        
  SF-260        
  Red Devils (SF-260)   CNF   CNF
           
Czech Republic JAS-39C Gripen   CNF   CNF
  L-159A Alca     CNF  
  Mi-35 Hind   CNF    
           
Denmark F-16 solo display team       CNF
  F-16AM/BM     CNF  
           
France A400M        
  Alpha Jet CNF   CNF  
  C-160 Transall   Supp PdF ?   Supp PdF ?
  EMB-121 Xingu     CNF  
  Rafale solo display       CNF
  Ramex Delta (Mirage 2000N)        
  Patrouille de France   CNF   CNF
           
    Leeuwarden Jun: 10 - 11 Florennes Jun: 25 - 26
Country Team / Aircraft Static Flying Static Flying
           
Germany EF-2000 CNF   CNF  
           
Greece ZEUS, F-16C       CNF
           
Ireland PC-9M CNF      
           
Italy C-27J Spartan     CNF  
  EF-2000 (Eurofighter / Typhoon)       CNF
  M-346 CNF      
  Frecce Tricolori   CNF    
           
NATO E-3A AWACS CNF   CNF  
           
Netherlands Apache solo display   CNF    
  AH-64D CNF CNF   CNF
  AS532 Cougar CNF CNF    
  C-130H(-30) Hercules CNF CNF    
  CH-47D/F CNF CNF CNF  
  F-16AM/BM   CNF    
  F-35A CNF      
  KDC-10   CNF    
  NH90-NFH CNF      
  PC-7 CNF      
  Do-228 (Coast Guard) CNF      
  RNLAF Historic Flt. Spitfire        
           
Norway C-130J.30 Super Hercules CNF      
  F-16AM/BM     CNF  
           
    Leeuwarden Jun: 10 - 11 Florennes Jun: 25 - 26
Country Team / Aircraft Static Flying Static Flying
           
Poland F-16C/D CNF      
  Mi-17 CNF      
  Mig-29   CAN?   CNF
  Team Iskry (TS-11 Iskra)       CNF
           
Portugal F-16AM/BM     CNF  
           
Slovakia L-410        
  Mi-17     CNF  
  Mig-29   CNF   CNF
           
Spain EF-18 Hornet       CNF
  EF-2000   CNF    
           
Sweden JAS-39C/D Gripen       CNF
           
Switzerland F/A-18C Hornet       CNF
  Patr. Suisse. F-5E   CNF    
           
Turkey F-4E Phantom II     CNF  
  Turkish Stars (NF-5A/B)   CNF    
  C-160D Transall   Supp TS ?    
           
United Kingdom Typhoon display team       CNF
  Red Arrows (Hawk T1)   CNF   CNF
  Black Cats (Lynx or Wildcat)   CNF    
  Merlin CNF      
  Hawk T1 CNF      
  Tucano T1 CNF      
  BBMF C-47 Dakota   CNF    
  BBMF Spitfire   CNF   CNF
  BBMF Lancaster       CNF
           
    Leeuwarden Jun: 10 - 11 Florennes Jun: 25 - 26
Country Team / Aircraft Static Flying Static Flying
           
United States USAF: C-17A Globemaster III CNF      
  USAF: F-15E Strike Eagle     CNF  
  USN: F/A-18F Super Hornet     CNF CNF
           


 
Photogallery (country order)
 
Austria
 
PC-7
 
Belgium
 
Alpha Jet F-16 solo display NH90-TTH
     
 
Red Devils display team A-109BA Agusta solo display  
 
Czech Republic
 
JAS-39C Gripen L-159A Alca Mi-35 Hind
 
Denmark
 
F-16AM Solo Display
 
France
 
A400M Alpha Jet C-160R Transall
EMB-121 Xingu Rafale Ramex Delta (Mirage 2000N)
     
   
  Patrouille de France (Alpha Jet)  
 
Germany
 
EF-2000
 
Greece
 
F-16C Solo display team
 
Ireland
 
PC-9M
 
Italy
 
Photo not available
C-27J Spartan EF-2000 M-346A
     
   
  Frecce Tricolori (MB339)  
 
NATO
 
E-3A AWACS
 
Netherlands
 
Apache solo display AS.532 Cougar CH-47D Chinook
     
C-130H-30 Hercules F-16AM Fighting Falcon KDC-10
     
NH90-NFH F-35A Lightning II PC-7
     
   
Do-228    
 
Norway
 
C-130J.30 Super Hercules F-16AM Fighting Falcon
 
Poland
 
F-16C Block 52 Fightning Falcon Mig-29A Fulcrum Team Iskra (TS-11)
     
   
Mi-17    
 
Portugal
 
F-16AM Fighting Falcon
 
Slovakia
 
Mig-29AS Fulcrum Mi-17
 
Spain
 
EF-2000 (C16) EF-18A (C15) Hornet
 
Sweden
 
JAS-39D Gripen
 
Switzerland
 
F/A-18C Hornet Patrouille Suisse F-5E
 
Turkey
 
F-4E-2020 Phantom II Turkish Stars NF-5A Turkish Stars C-160D Transall
 
United Kingdom
 
Typhoon solo display Red Arrows (Hawk T1) Hawk T1
     
Merlin HC3 (Royal Navy) Blackcats display team (Lynx or Wildcat) Tucano T1
     
BBMF Dakota BBMF Spitfire Lancaster
 
United States
 
C-17A Globemaster III F-15E Strike Eagles (USAF Europe) F/A-18F Super Hornet (US Navy)
 
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