F-16 Fighting Falcon News

BAF 1 Sqn deploy for Exercise Carpathian Eagle

November 8, 2007 (by Asif Shamim) - Florennes based N° 1 "Stingers" Squadron has deployed on October 29th to the Eastern Romanian airbase Mihail Kogalniceanu, near Constanza (Black Sea) for an exercise period of two weeks from 30th October - 8 November.

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BAF F-16AM #FA-107 & #FA-120 from 1 Sqn fly in formation

This exercise is the first deployment of Belgian Air Component F-16 fighters to Romania since it joined NATO in match 2004.

The "Stinger" pilots will train alongside the Romanian upgraded MiG-21 Lancer fighters based at Fetesti.