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Frisian Flag 2018
 
Latest update: March 2018
 
The annual Frisian Flag exercise organized by the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) and held at Leeuwarden Air Base took place from April 9 until April 20.
 
Participants Frisian Flag 2018
 
Country: Aircraft: No. aircraft Squadron / Wing: Airbase: Comments:
France Mirage 2000D 4 EC 003 BA133 Nancy  
  Rafale B 5 EC 004 BA113 Saint Dizier  
  Rafale C 4 EC 030 BA118 Mont-de-Marsan  
Germany EF-2000 2 TLG 31 Norvenich  
  EF-2000 5 TLG 71 Wittmund  
Netherlands F-16AM 6 312 squadron Volkel  
  F-16BM 1 312 squadron Volkel  
  F-16AM 3 313 squadron Volkel  
  F-16AM 4 322 squadron Leeuwarden  
Poland F-16C 5 3 / 6 ELT 31. BLT Poznañ/Krzesiny  
  Mig-29A 3 1 ELT 23. BLT Miñsk Mazowiecki  
Spain EF-18M 5 Ala 15 Zaragoza  
  EF-18BM 2 Ala 15 Zaragoza  
United States F-15C 6 123th FS / 142nd FW Portland IAP OR ANG
  F-15C 5 131st FS / 104th FW Barnes-Westfield MA ANG
  F-15D 1 131st FS / 104th FW Barnes-Westfield MA ANG
           
Total   61
Country: Aircraft: No. aircraft Squadron / Wing: Airbase: Comments:
France E-3F 1 ERV01.093 BA702 Avord  
NATO E-3A 1 NAEW&CF Geilenkirchen  
Netherlands C-130H, C-130H.30 1 336 squadron Eindhoven  
Civilian A-4N 3 Discovery Air Defence Wittmund  
           
Total   6

Comments:

The F-15s from the MA and OR ANG were the first to arrive at Leeuwarden (First cell on March 15. See day at the fence Leeuwarden). Prior to taking part in Frisian Flag they conducted training missions with the resident 322 squadron F-16s.

The German Air Force participants always arrive on the Thursday, this time four from the seven aircraft did with the remaining three arriving on the Friday. Polish Air Force Mig-29s also arrived on Thursday the other participants came in Friday.
 
Frisian Flag participants 2018
 
French Air Force Mirage 2000D EC 003 French Air Force Rafale B EC 004 French Air Force EC Rafale C EC 030
     
German Air Force EF-2000 TLG 71
Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16AM 312 squadron Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16BM 312 squadron
     
 
Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16AM 313 squadron Polish Air Force F-16C 3 / 6 ELT.

Polish Air Force Mig-29A 1 ELT.
     
   
Spanish Air Force EF-18M Ala 15 Spanish Air Force EF-18BM Ala 15 United States Air Force F-15C 123 FS
     
   
United States Air Force F-15C 131 FS    
     
     
Frisian Flag photo gallery 2018
 
 Rafale from SPA 162, EC 03.030 in its 100 year anniversary tiger scheme.