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Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:54 pm

Just after I sent the last message I saw thy've added a small update to the website :thumb:
UPDATE 1 JUNE 2018 !!!
Confirmed participating countries:

Denmark , France, Germany , Greece ,Jordan , The Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Switserland, UK , USA
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
GR4 =19, GR4(T) =3

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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:31 pm

Belgian Navy Heliflight have self confirmed via Facebook they will have a Alouette III static
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:04 am

Post on Scramble says two Slovak Mig29s will be at the show, one flying, one static
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
GR4 =19, GR4(T) =3

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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Apache123 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:05 pm

hi might be in the wrong place but what would be the easiest way to kleine brogel and how much is entry?

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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:16 pm

The super saver ended on the 1st, so tickets went up. A 3 day ticket now cost €45 :lol:
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:13 pm

Polish Mig 29 just been confirmed :thumb:
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:14 pm

Royal Jordanian Falcons have self confirmed
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:49 am

Dutch Hawker Hunter confirmed
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
GR4 =19, GR4(T) =3

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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Red Dragon » Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:38 pm

EDIT

Thanks Fighter Control :thumbs:
Last edited by Red Dragon on Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:30 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Thor » Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:15 am

Apache123 wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:05 pm
hi might be in the wrong place but what would be the easiest way to kleine brogel and how much is entry?
At the risk of sounding slightly flippant, it depends on where you are in the UK & how long you want to go for & how much you want to spend.

In the past, we've done it as a 'day raid' - drive down to Folkestone from Lincolnshire in the evening of the day before the show, catch an early morning shuttle through the tunnel & drive up to KB to arrive just as the gates open. After a day at the show, we'd drive back to the Tunnel, then back up to Lincs to get home in the early hours of the next day. That's quite tiring and you need a couple of drivers for it, but it's the cheapest in terms of travel costs & days away.

I've also done Tigermeet at KB via the tunnel or ferry, camped for a couple of nights & then gone back by the same route. Again, a lot of driving, but it works out the cheapest in terms of travel costs.

Last year for KB/Sanicole I decided to do multiple days at the show so booked a chalet nearby & also decided I was going to use the ferry from Hull to Rotterdam. Far less driving mileage, and you get a good night's sleep each way too. It does work out a lot more expensive (IIRC £300ish for the ferry for car plus 4 pax, vs about £140 for the tunnel) and it adds extra duration to the trip, but the sleep & arriving at the show relaxed & rested is well worth it.

In terms of flights, Brussels is about 75 minutes away provided you miss the traffic, Schiphol is about 2.25hrs away, and Weeze (former RAF Laarbruch, think EasyJet fly there) is about 90 mins away.

Hope this is useful.

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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:56 am

The airshow website is starting to list, the acts that's already self confirmed
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:19 am

Dutch C-130, Chinook and Apache added to static line up
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:39 pm

Swiss F-18 now confirmed on the Facebook page
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:35 am

Rafale has been confirmed on the website
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Flightline UK » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:18 am

It's Wednesday, so its an update for the static display:

German Air Force
Tornado
EF2000
CH-53G
Flightline UK - http://www.airshows.org.uk
Updates on Facebook and Twitter

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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:07 pm

Just back from RIAT, some nice addition while away

France: Tigre , Caïman both static and Baby blue added to the flying display
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:52 pm

Spanish F-18 added today
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:56 am

Slovakia C-27 Spartan, Mig-29 both added to static lineup
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Gary » Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:21 pm

Danish F-16 added to flying lineup
RAF Tornados left in service = 22 :( 229 ish days left in service
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Re: Belgian Air Force Days 2018 - 8th & 9th September

Post by Flightline UK » Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:14 pm

Royal Navy Merlin HM2 added to the static display.
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