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  Dick "Quicky" Berlyn

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Name Dick "Quicky" Berlyn
Unit N/A
Flying F-16s
Viper Hours 1000

  • 1969 Royal Military Academy

  • 1973 Military flight training in Canada

  • 1975 Conversion to NF-5 on Twenthe AB

  • 1976 Conversion to F-104 on Leeuwarden AB

  • 1981 Conversion to F-16 on Leeuwarden AB

  • 1986 Member of the 315 Sqn. Ready Team (F-16 conversion) Twenthe AB

  • 1987 Supervisor FWIT, Denmark

  • 1988 RNLAF Tactical Air Command, Head Office Weapon Systems

  • 1989 Staff Training

  • 1991 Head of Section Operations and Training

  • 1992 Flight chief Twenthe AB

  • 1993 Commander of the first RNLAF Deny Flight detachment, Villafranca AB

  • 1994 Head of Department of Fighter Operations

  • 1995 "Sous chef" Operations

  • 1997 Head of Defence Crisis Management Centre

  • 1998 Commander RNLAF Tactical Air Force

  • 2000 Commander in Chief RNLAF (*)

  • 2004 Chief of Staff Dutch Armed Forces (**)

  • (*) On March 24th, 2000, Dick Berlyn became Commander in Chief of the RNLAF

  • (**) Since June 24th, 2004, General Berlyn is the Chief of Staff of the Dutch armed forces

F-16 Flying Hours

1,000 Hours # 342 on the 1K list
Unit N/A
Date unknown

Flying Hours on other aircraft

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