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

Unread postPosted: 06 Jan 2018, 14:01
by Patriot
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?

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

Unread postPosted: 06 Jan 2018, 16:28
by Bjorn
I don't know about the Dutch team, but the Belgian team will return with a pilot from Florennes and with a new aircraft.

Greets,

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

Unread postPosted: 06 Jan 2018, 18:46
by Patriot
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?

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

Unread postPosted: 07 Jan 2018, 18:40
by s_ellebaut
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/).

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

Unread postPosted: 08 Jan 2018, 16:37
by Patriot
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.

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

Unread postPosted: 08 Jan 2018, 19:50
by Bjorn
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.

Greets,

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

Unread postPosted: 04 Sep 2018, 17:24
by basher54321
From 2018 Belgian Solo Display team

Belgian solo1.jpg


Belgian solo2.jpg


Belgian solo3.jpg


Belgian solo4.jpg

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

Unread postPosted: 09 Sep 2018, 11:12
by basher54321
Lovely

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F-16AM #FA-101 2018