Air Services

Holland

Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) /

Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu)

Formed in 1953, the Royal Netherlands Air Force is the aviation branch of the Netherlands Armed Forces and superseded the Luchtvaartafdeling (aviation department) of the Dutch Army that originally ran from 1913

COMBAT

Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon

J-631 @ Payerne 2014

J-632 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

Also

F-35A Lightning II

TANKER

McDonnell Douglas KDC-10

T-235 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

T-235 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

T-264 @ Konya Airbase, Tiger Meet 2015

T-264 @ Konya Airbase, Tiger Meet 2015

TRANSPORT

Lockheed C-130H

G-273 - arriving for the static at RIAT 2013

G-273 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

G-781 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

G-781 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

also

Gulfstream IV

TRAINERS

Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer

L-09 @ Florennes Air Show 2012

L-09 @ Abingdon Airshow 2014

L-01 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

L-01 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

also

F-16BM Fighting Falcon

HELICOPTERS

Boeing AH-64 Apache

Q-13 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

Q-18 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

Boeing CH-47D/F Chinook

D-664 @ Florennes Airshow 2012

D-891 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

D-663 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

D-663 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

Eurocopter AS 532U2 Cougar Mk2

S-440, S-445, S-453 & S-454 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

NH Industries NH-90

N-277 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

Aérospatiale SA316B Alouette III

Retired 1st January 2016

A-301 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

A-275 & A-301 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

A-275 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

A-292 @ Luchtmachtdagen 2014, Gilze Rijen

DEMONSTRATION TEAMS

Solo Display Team

F-16 Solo Display Team

@ Kecskemet Airshow 2013

APACHE 'Demo Team'

@ Radom Airshow 2013


Kustwacht (The Netherlands Coastguard)

Formed in 1987, the Netherlands Coastguard is responsible for service and law enforcement tasks along the Dutch coast line, including their section of the North Sea. Co-ordinated by the Royal Netherlands Navy, their operation falls within the Ministry of Defence.

Dornier 228-212

managed by the Royal Netherlands Air Force

PH-CGN @ RIAT 2014