August 17, 2003 (by Stefaan Vanhastel) - The Belgian Air Force's no. 1 Sqn celebrates its 85th Anniversary in 2003. To commemorate the occasion, an F-16A MLU was painted in special colors. The same aircraft also served as flagship for the 2003 Recce Meet at Florennes Air Base.
Belgian Air Force F-16A MLU #FA-112 in special colors for the 2003 Recce Meet at Florennes AB, at the same time celebrating the 85th anniversary of no. 1 Sqn [Photo by Benoit Simon]
wears a "Recce Meet 2003" logo on the starboard side of the tail, and "85th Annniversary" markings on the port side.
The color scheme depicts the 2003 Recce Meet patch:
Patch courtesy of www.stingerswing.be