April 25, 2007 (by Lieven Dewitte) - Eight 2nd Wing F-16 fighters deploy for three weeks (between April 18th and May 4th) to the Épinoy Air Base, Cambrai in France to perform night training flights.
A 2W F-16AM showing off at Cambrai AB on July 2nd, 2006.
During the Florennes air base main runway renewal works, which last until October 2007, the 2nd Wing F-16s will operate from a parallel runway. Because of safety reasons, this smaller runway will only be available for day time operations, hence the deployment to Cambrai.
Despite previous expectations the 2 Wing fighters won't be relocated at Beauvechain during the work at Florennes. This in order to avoid noise nuisance in this heavily populated area of Brabant.