Armed Forces Overviews
Belgium Air Component
Belgium Air Component
Belgische Luchtmacht/Force Aérienne Belge
Beauvechain (EBBE)
(Bevekom)
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 50°45'31"N 004°46'06"E
Elev: 370ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Tail Colour Badge
Competence Center Air/CC Air

5sm SF260M+
SF260D

Faucon Égyptien/
Egyptische Valk


9sm SF260M+
SF260D
Cocotte verte/
Groene Cocotte
1 Wing

17 Sqn MRH A109BA
NH90-TTH
Griffon /
Griffioen


18 Sqn MRH A109BA
NH90-TTH
Arès-Leonidas


15 Sqn OCTU A109BA
NH90-TTH


255 Maintenance Group/Test Flight Service A109BA
NH90-TTH
Since June 2004,11sm has a permanent detachment at Cazaux, France. It is incorporated into ETO 02.008 with 29 Alpha Jet 1B+ and is part of the French-Belgian Alpha Jet School ( AJetS ) at Cazaux, France.
From October 2013 the 1w received their first NH90-TTH at Bevekom after tdy in France.
NH90-TTH on order, expected first delivery Q2 2013
Moved from Liege-Bierset to Beauvechain in 2011.

Bertrix/Jehonville (EBBX)
Rwy: 06/24
Pos: 49°53'30"N 005°13'26"E
Elev: 1514 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Tail Colour Badge
Air Cadets

EBBX squadron various gliders
The Air Cadets can normally be found here, attending a summercamp, from April until September.

Brussels/Melsbroek (EBMB)
Rwy: 02/20, 07L/25R, 07R/25L
Pos: 50°54'08"N 004°29'55"E
Elev: 184ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Tail Colour Badge
15 Wing

20 Sqn Flight Tactical Transport C-130H Sioux Blue/
Blauwe Sioux


21 Sqn Flight Liaison & Long Haul A321-200
A330-300
ERJ135LR
ERJ145LR
Falcon 20E-5
Falcon 900B
Sioux Rouge/
Rode Sioux


Ops & Training Squadron C-130H
A321-200
A330-300
ERJ135LR
ERJ145LR
Falcon 20E-5
Falcon 900B
(all on loan)
Sioux Vert/
Groene Sioux


Federale Politie/ Federal Police MD520N
MD902
Cessna182Q
Cessna182R
20sm also has the Airbus A-400M on order.
The A330-300 will stay untill April 2014 as from February 2014 the A321 will enter service.
In 2004 both Falcon 20's where updated to 20E-5 standard.
Both Cessna Ce182s will be wfu in 2014.
The 15th Wing consist of three squadrons ( smaldelen ). All Flights are part of Smaldeel Crew Management, while Smaldeel Ops & Training is responsible for the training on all aircraft.

For all long haul flight the BAC uses these Embraer Long Range VIP aircraft. Next to flying nicely on air routes and flying stable on instrument approaches, it also makes appearances on the KB Spottersdays.
Photo: Jochem Kos
Florennes (EBFS)
Rwy: 08L/26R, 08R/26L
Pos: 50°14'37"N 004°38'55"E
Elev: 935ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Tail Colour Badge
2 Wing

1sm F-16AM
F-16BM
Chardon


350sm F-16AM
F-16BM
Ambiorix
Air Cadets

EBFS squadron Various gliders


80 UAV Sqn B-Hunter
The Air Cadets can normally be found here, attending a summercamp, from April until September.

On final for the west runway of Florennes is this Grob103 PL92 of the Belgian Air Cadets.
Photo: Michael van Baarsen
Goetsenhoven (EBTN)
Rwy: 06/24, 17/35
Pos: 50°46'54"N 004°57'28"E
Elev: 246 ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Tail Colour Badge
Air Cadets

Air Cadets L-21B Super Cub


EBTN
squadron
Various gliders
Goetsenhoven will remain used as shelder for the Air Cadets during the winter.
The mission of the Militair Centrum voor Zweefvliegen/Centre Militaire de Vol à Voile ( MCVZ/CMVV ) is operational and logistical support to the Belgian Air Cadets.
The Belgium Air Cadets Headquarters is based here and the field is used during the winterseason.

Kleine Brogel (EBBL)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 51°10'04"N 005°28'15"E
Elev: 200ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Tail Colour Badge
10 Wing

31sm F-16AM
F-16BM
Tijger/
Tigre


349sm F-16AM
F-16BM
Goedendag


OCU F-16BM

The 10 Wing at Kleine Brogel is responsible for the Quick Reaction Alert of the Belgian airspace and is flown in this configuration with live AMRAAMs an the wingtips and live AIM-9L Sidewinders under the wing, as shown by this F-16AM FA98.
Photo: Piet Luijken
Koksijde (EBFN)
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 51°05'25"N 002°39'11"E
Elev: 20ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Tail Colour Badge
SAR

40sm Sea King Mk48
NH90-NFH


Heli Flight SA316B
NH90-NFH is on order, expected late 2013. Initial delivery staid in France for crew training. Delivery at Koksijde expected February 2014
Heli Flight is part of the 40sm.

Built in the seventies, these Sea King helicopters are planned to be replaced in the near future, together with the SA316B, by the NH90 helicopter.
Photo: Tom Houquet
Weelde (EBWE)
Rwy: 07/25
Pos: 51°23'42"N 004°57'38"E
Elev: 105ft
Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Tail Code Tail Colour Badge
Air Cadets

EBWE squadron various gliders
The Air Cadets can normally be found here, attending a summercamp, from April until September.

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