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Latest update: August 2018
 
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Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.
 
Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
F-16 160       160 0 35 42 25       58
Mirage 5 107       107 0 39 26 42       0
A310 2       2 0     2       0
A321           0         1   1
A330           0         2 2 0
A400M 7         7             0
B-727 2       2 0     2       0
BN-2 12       12 0   4 8       0
C-130 12       12 0 2 1   1     10
ERJ-135 2       2 0             2
ERJ-145 2       2 0   1         1
Falcon 20 2       2 0   2         0
Falcon 900 1       1 0             1
L-21           0 2     6     4
B-Hunter 19       19 0 5           14
Alpha Jet 33       33 0 3 2         28
SF-260 44       44 0 6 7         31
A-109 46       46 0   12 11       23
H-3 5       5 0   3   1     3
NH90 8       8 0             8
SA.316 3       3 0             3
SA-226 6       6 0 1   5       0
SE.3130 81       81 0 30 43 8       0
Total 554       547 7 123 143 103 8 3 2 187
 
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Squadron and wing overview
 
Squadron Wing Aircraft Tailcode AFB State / Country
1 Smaldeel 2 Tactische Wing F-16AM/BM   Florennes  
5 Smaldeel CC Air SF-260D/M+   Beauvechain  
9 Smaldeel CC Air SF-260D/M+   Beauvechain  
17 Smaldeel 1 Wing A109BA   Beauvechain  
18 Smaldeel 1 Wing NH90-TTH   Beauvechain  
  1 Wing SA316B   Beauvechain  
20 Smaldeel 15 Wing Luchttransport C-130H   Melsbroek  
21 Smaldeel 15 Wing Luchttransport A321   Melsbroek  
    Falcon 900B      
    ERJ-135, ERJ-145      
31 Smaldeel 10 Tactische Wing F-16AM/BM   Kleine-Brogel  
40 Smaldeel 1 Wing NH90NFH   Koksijde  
80 UAVS   B-Hunter   Florennes  
349 Smaldeel 10 Tactische Wing F-16AM/BM   Kleine-Brogel  
350 Smaldeel 2 Tactische Wing F-16AM/BM   Florennes  
OCU 10 Tactische Wing F-16AM/BM   Kleine-Brogel  
ETO 02.008   Alpha Jet   Cazaux, France  
 
Comment(s):

Fighter pilot training is conducted together with the French Air Force. The Belgian Air Component aircraft are assigned to the 8th Wing (ET 008) based at Cazaux operating the Belgian and French Alpha Jets.
 
Photo gallery
 
A109BA A321 Alpha Jet
     
C-130H ERJ-135LR ERJ-145LR
     
Falcon 20E Falcon 900B F-16AM
     
F-16BM L-21B NH90-NFH
     
NH90-TTH SA.316B SF-260M
     
SF-260D Sea King B-Hunter