Belgian F-16 DT with new paint job and...

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Unread post06 Jan 2018, 14:01

Belgian F-16 DT with new paint job and... Dutch F-16 DT possible come back in 2018?
Does any of the you have any knowledge regarding this subjects?
1. If belgian FA-123 will be replaced by new airframe with new paint job, new pilot flying new routine?
2. If dutch Display Team will return after 4 years of absence?
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Unread post06 Jan 2018, 16:28

I don't know about the Dutch team, but the Belgian team will return with a pilot from Florennes and with a new aircraft.

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Unread post06 Jan 2018, 18:46

Yeah, great info, Belgians never fail :thumb:

Im asking about dutch Team because there was a rumor last year that they might be back in 2018 in a style meaning special paint scheme instead of 3-tone grey ops camo thus my question, maybe someone's here is close enough to the source to be able to confirm if they're indeed coming back or still not?
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Unread post07 Jan 2018, 18:40

New display pilot is Vador. He's already well known in the aviation world for his outstanding photography (see https://www.vadorpictures.com).
He released a teaser video on Facebook mentioning a 'Dark Falcon' (see https://www.facebook.com/vador.pictures ... 321177798/).
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Unread post08 Jan 2018, 16:37

Thank you!
Thats beyond awesome!!!! :D
I guess we could expect a "Dark Falcon" rollout somewhere in March/April ?

Ps. Speaking of Dutchmens. I think it's fairly obvious that things stay as they are meaning no Viper Demo come back this year too. Otherwise somebody would step up and said something on that by now I guess.
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Unread post08 Jan 2018, 19:50

Yes, and chances grow that a Dutch F-16 demo team will not form again ever. In 2019 the first F-35s touch down on Dutch soil with the entire F-16 fleet to be replaced by 2023-2024. Conversion kicks in rapidly then which means more 'stress' on the organization to keep up an operational level. If they couldn't do that the past years, they won't be able to in the future I'm afraid.

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Unread post04 Sep 2018, 17:24

From 2018 Belgian Solo Display team

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Unread post09 Sep 2018, 11:12

Lovely

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