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Denmark - Defence Forces history
Denmark - Defence Forces history
F-84G A-718 ended up as a decoy before being scrapped.
Photo: unknown
F-100D Super Sabre G-222 in August 1981.
Photo: Dirk Lefeld
Avnø
Rwy: grass
Pos: 55°05'"N 011°45'40"E
Elev: 12 ft
Command/Wing Eskadrille Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Air Trainings Command

FLSK-Flyveskolen
8 jan 1951 - 1 Feb 1993 KZ-IIT (->2Feb55)
KZ-VII (->53)
Chipmunk T20 (->Dec76)
Harvard IIB (1Dec52-1July54)
T-17 (Apr76->)
relocated to Karup


FLSK - Baby Blue
198 . ? - 1 Feb 1993 T-17 relocated to Karup
Bornholm/Rønne (EKRN)
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 55°03'48"N 014°45'34"E
Elev: 52 ft
Command/Wing Eskadrille Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Tactical Air Command

AOP
? - ? KZ-X (20Sep54-Sep55)
disbanded


Esk 722 det.
? - 2011 S-61A-1
EH101 Mk512
joined Helicopter Wing Karup
Helicopter Wing Karup

Esk 722 det.
2011 - present EH101 Mk512
København/Luftmarinestation
Rwy: water
Pos: 55°41'09"N 012°36'57"E
Elev: 0 ft
Command/Wing Eskadrille Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Tactical Air Command

1. Luftflotille
? - 8 Jan 1951 KZ-III
Sea Otter Mk1 (15Oct47->)
Oxford (15Oct47-9July48)
PBY-5A (15Oct47->)
renamed Esk 721


Esk 721
8 Jan 1951 - 11 Apr 1956 Sea Otter Mk1 (->May53)
Oxford (->June53)
B-17G (->Oct53)
PBY-5A (timeline)
Bell 47D-1 (1Feb53->)
C-47A (1Apr54->)
relocated to Værløse
København/Roskilde (EKRK)
(Copenhagen)
Rwy: 03/21, 11/29
Pos: 55°35'08"N 012°07'53"E
Elev: 146 ft
Command/Wing Eskadrille Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Tactical Air Command

Esk 722 det.
? - 2011 S-61A-1
EH101 Mk512
joined Helicopter Wing Karup
Helicopter Wing Karup

Esk 722 det.
2011 - present EH101 Mk512
Kangerlussûaq (BGSF)
Søndre Strømfjord
Rwy: 10/28
Pos: 67°01'01"N 050°41'22"W
Elev: 165 ft
Command/Wing Eskadrille Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Tactical Air Command

Esk 721 det.
? - 2011 G-III
CL-604
joined Air Transport Wing Ålborg
Air Transport Wing Ålborg

Esk 721 det.
2011 - present CL-604
Karup (EKKA)
Rwy: 04/22, 09L/27R, 09R/27L, 14/32
Pos: 56°17'51"N 009°07'29"E
Elev: 170 ft
Command/Wing Eskadrille Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Tactical Air Command

Harvardskolen
6 jan 1947 - 1951 ? Harvard IIB
disbanded


Hærens Flyvettropper Eskadriller 4
194 . ? - 8 Jan 1951 Spitfire HF MkIXe (1July49->)
Spitfire PR MkXI (1July49->)
Harvard IIB (14July49->)
Harvard III
renamed Esk 724


Esk 725
8 Jan 1951 - 1 Jan 1994 Oxford (->12Dec53)
Harvard (->26Mar52)
Spitfire HF MkIXe (18May51-1Oct51)
F-84E (12Oct51-8Nov52)
F-84G (13June52-20Mar61)
F-100D/F (20Mar61-1Jan70)
(T)F-35 (1Jan70->)
disbanded


Esk 724
8 Jan 1951 - 16 June 1952 Meteor F8 (20Jan51->)
relocated to Ålborg


FR/PR-FLT
18 May 1951 - 1 Mar 1960 RF-84G (->July57)
RF-84F (July57->)
renamed Esk 729


Station Flight
195 . ? - 31 Jan 1993 Harvard IIB (26May52-?)
KZ-VII (?-Jan69)
Meteor T7 (57-62)
Meteor F8 (57-7Sep62)
Firefly TT20 (1Nov59-27Oct62)
T-33A (61-74)
T-17
disbanded


Esk 729
1 Sep 1951 - 1 Jan 1954 F-84G (timeline)
relocated to Skrydstrup


Esk 726
1 Aug 1952 - 10 June 1958 F-84G (timeline)
relocated to Ålborg


Esk 728
22 May 1953 - 1 Aug 1953 F-84G (timeline)
relocated to Skrydstrup


Instrumentflyvningsskolen
12 Dec 1953 - Aug 1956 T-33A (timeline)
disbanded


Esk 730
1 Jan 1954 - 6 Sep 1954 F-84G (timeline)
relocated to Skrydstrup


Esk 724
10 June 1958 - 16 Mar 1959 Hunter F51 (timeline)
Hunter T53 (14Nov58->)
relocated to Skrydstrup


Esk 730
16 Mar 1959 - 20 Sep 1961 F-84G (timeline)
relocated to Skrydstrup


Esk 729
1 Mar 1960 - 23 Dec 1993 RF-84F (->31Dec71)
RF-35 (1Jan70->)
TF-35 (1Jan70-16Sep85)
disbanded


SNKAR
20 Apr 1961 - Sep 1961 F-84G (timeline)
disbanded


ECM Flight
1974 - 1977 T-33A (timeline)
disbanded


FLSK - Flyveskolen
1 Feb 1993 - 2011 T-17
joined Helicopter Wing Karup


FLSK - Baby Blue
1 Feb 1993 - 2011 T-17
joined Helicopter Wing Karup


Esk 724
7 Aug 2003 - 2011 H369HM (->15Sep05)
AS550C2
joined Helicopter Wing Karup


Søværnets Helicopter Tjeneste
1 Jan 2004 - 31 Dec 2010 Lynx Mk90(B)
renamed Esk 723


Esk 722
1 Mar 2004 - 2011 S-61A-1 (->16June10)
EH101 Mk512 (10Jan06->)
joined Helicopter Wing Karup
Helicopter Wing Karup

Esk 722
2011 - present EH101 Mk512


Esk 723
1 Jan 2011 - present Lynx Mk90(B) (->15Dec17)
MH-60R (16->)


Esk 724
2011 - present AS550C2


Station Flight
2011 - present T-17


FLSK - Flyveskolen
2011 - present T-17


FLSK - Baby Blue
2011 - present T-17
RF-84F C-385 of Esk 729 in the static of the open day at RAF Coltishall on 20 September 1969.
Photo: collection Dick Lohuis
F-35 A-019 of Esk 725 almost touching down at Twemthe on 12 July 1984.
Photo: Alfred Dokter
TF-35 AT-152 of Esk 729 at its home base on 27 August 1991.
Photo: Lutz Tonne
Skrydstrup (EKSP)
Rwy: 11L/29R, 11R/29L
Pos: 55°13'10"N 009°15'54"E
Elev: 141 ft
Command/Wing Eskadrille Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Tactical Air Command

Esk 727
1 Nov 1952 - 2011 F-84G (->1Sep59)
F-100D/F (16May59-81)
TF-100F (74-81)
F-16A/B (18Jan80-03)
F-16AM/BM (03->)
joined Fighter Wing Skrydstrup


Station Flight
195 . ? - 2011 KZ-VII (?-Jan69)
T-33A (74-77)
T-17
joined Fighter Wing Skrydstrup


Esk 728
1 Aug 1953 - 31 Mar 1966 F-84G (->31Aug60)
F-86D (11July70->)
disbanded


Esk 729
1 Jan 1954 - 1 Mar 1960 F-84G (timeline)
relocated to Karup


Esk 730
6 Sep 1954 - 16 Mar 1959 F-84G (timeline)
relocated to Karup


SNSKP
1958 - 29 Mar 1960 F-84G (timeline)
disbanded


TRFLT
16 Mar 1959 - 15 Apr 1966 F-84G (->May61)
T-33A (timeline)
renamed TRESK


Esk 724
16 Mar 1959 - 1 Apr 1974 Hunter F51 (timeline)
Hunter T53 (timeline)
Hunter T7 (17Dec67->)


Esk 730
20 Sep 1961 - 2011 F-100D/F (4July61-11Aug82)
TF-100F (74-11Aug98)
F-16A/B (11Aug80-01)
F-16AM/BM (01->)
joined Fighter Wing Skrydstrup


TRESK
15 Apr 1966 - 31 Dec 1974 T-33A (timeline)
disbanded


Esk 722 det.
? - 2011 S-61A-1
EH101 Mk512
joined Helicopter Wing Karup
Fighter Wing Skrydstrup

Esk 727
2011 - present F-16AM/BM


Esk 730
2011 - present F-16AM/BM


Station Flight
2011 - present T-17
Helicopter Wing Karup

Esk 722 det.
2011 - present EH101 Mk512
Hunter F51 E-417 of Esk 724.
Photo: collection Jan Jǿrgensen
F-100D G-261 of Esk 727 at the RAF Bentwaters open day on 16 May 1970.
Photo: collection Dick Lohuis
Hunter T53 ET-272 in july 1973.
Photo: collection Jan Jǿrgensen
TF-100F FT-996 landing at Skrydstrup on 1 April 1982.
Photo: Jan Jǿrgensen
Værløse (EKVL)
Rwy: 10/28, 1533 (grass), HEL
Pos: 55°46'10"N 012°19'20"E
Elev: 58 ft
Command/Wing Eskadrille Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Tactical Air Command

Hærens Flyvettropper Eskadriller 2
194 . ? - 8 jan 1951 Spitfire HF MkIXe (10July48-July49)
Spitfire PR MkXI (10July48-July49)
Oxford (10July48->)
Harvard III
renamed Esk 722


Esk 722
8 Jan 1951 - 7 jan 2004 Spitfire HF MkIXe (->1June55)
Spitfire PR MkXI (->1June55)
Oxford (->1June53)
T-6D (->Mar52)
Harvard III (->58)
Firefly TT1 (Aug51-31July56)
KZ-X (1Feb53-Feb55)
KZ-VII (1Feb53-31July56)
Bell 47D-1 (31July56-Nov58)
Pembroke C52 (Nov56-1Dec60)
S-55C (11Apr57-1Sep66)
AB 47J (May58-Apr66)
PBY-5A/6A (1May61-1Feb66)
SE3160 (2june62-77)
S-61A-1 (Apr65->)
relocated to Karup


Station Flight
195 . ? - ? KZ-VII (53-Jan69)
Firefly TT1 (1Aug56-10Dec58)
Harvard IIB (1Aug56-60)
Meteor T7
T-33A (61-77)
disbanded


Esk 721
11 Apr 1956 - 1 Mar 2004 PBY-5A (->1May61)
Bell 47D-1 (->23July56)
C-47A (->30July82)
PBY-6A (57-1May61)
C-54D (27Aug59-31Jan77)
PBY-5A/6A (1Feb66-13Apr70)
C-54G (6June66-7Feb77)
C-130H (30Apr75->)
T-17 (June76->)
G-II (2Apr81-1Aug81)
G-III (11Mar83->)
CL-604 (25Nov99->)
relocated to Ålborg


SNVÆR
1958 - 1962 F-84G (timeline)
disbanded


Søværnets Flyvetjeneste
1977- 1 Jan 2004 SE3160 (->1Dec82)
Lynx Mk80 (80->)
Lynx Mk90(B) (87->)
relocated to Karup
Firefly TT.Mk.1 626.
Photo: unknown
C-54D N-605 of Esk 721 visiting RAF Northolt in September 1964.
Photo: unknown
C-47A K-682 of Esk 721 seen at RAF Northolt in September 1966.
Photo: unknown
PBY-6A L-868 of Esk 721.
Photo: collection Dick Lohuis
T-33A DT-404 of the Station Flight in June 1975.
Photo: collection Dick Lohuis
SE3160 Alouette III M-071 on board Vaedderen near Greenland in June 1975.
Photo: RDAF
S-61A-1 U-280 of Esk 722.
Photo: collection Jan Jǿrgensen
C-130H B-678 of Esk 721 landing at RAF Greenham Common to participate in the 1979 edition of the International Air Tattoo.
Photo: George Smith
G-III F-330 over the Danish country side on 1 October 1990.
Photo: Jan Jǿrgensen
Lynx Mk90B S-134 visiting de Kooy, the Netherlands in June 1992.
Photo: Jos Wigbold
Vandel
Rwy: 09L/27R, 09R/27L
Pos: 55°41'50"N 009°11'35"E
Elev: 241 ft
Command/Wing Eskadrille Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Tactical Air Command

Artilleriflyvebayyeri Vandel
195 . ? - 1971 KZ-X
L-18C (7May57->)
KZ-VII (Jan69->)
redesignated Hærens Flyvetjeneste


Hærens Flyvetjeneste
Apr 1971 - 7 Aug 2003 KZ-VII (->31Mar77)
L-18C (->31Mar77)
H369HM (timeline)
T-17 (21July76-1Jan91)
AS550C-2 (90->)
renamed Esk 724 & relocated to Karup
Ålborg (EKYT)
Aalborg
Rwy: 08L/26R, 08R/26L
Pos: 57°05'34"N 009°50'56"E
Elev: 10 ft
Command/Wing Eskadrille Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Tactical Air Command

Søværnets 3. Luftflotille
194 . ? - 1 Dec 1952 Oxford
Meteor F4 (7Oct49->)
Meteor T7 (20Jan50->)
renamed Esk 723


Esk 723
8 jan 1951 - 8 Jan 2001 Meteor F4 (->1Dec52)
Meteor T7 (->1Dec52)
Meteor NF11 (1Dec52-31May59)
F-86D (27July58-6May65)
(T)F-104G (15Sep65-1Jan84)
CF-104(D) (July72-1Jan84)
F-16A/B (1Jan84->)
disbanded


Esk 724
16 June 1952 - 10 June 1958 Meteor F8 (->9June56)
Meteor F4 (1June54-9June56)
Meteor T7 (1June54-9June56)
Hunter F51 (12Mar56->)
relocated to Karup


Station Flight
195 . . ? - 2011 Harvard IIB (May54-?)
KZ-VII (May54-Jan69)
Meteor T7 (29Feb56-59)
Meteor F8 (17July56-59)
T-17
joined Air Transport Wing Ålborg


TRFLT
6 Aug 1956 - 15 Apr 1966 F-84G (->May61)
T-33A (timeline)
disbanded


Esk 726
10 June 1958 - 10 Jan 2006 F-84G (->25June59)
F-86D (23Aug58-30June64)
(T)F-104G (22Dec64-10June86)
CF-104(D) (July72-1Jan84)
F-16A/B (86-99)
F-16AM/BM (99->)
disbanded


Esk 722 det.
? - 2011 S-61A-1
EH101 Mk512
joined Helicopter Wing Karup


Esk 721
1 Mar 2004 - 2011 C-130H (->1Oct04)
T-17
G-III (->30Sep04)
CL-604
C-130J-30 (1Apr04->)
joined Air Transport Wing Ålborg
Air Transport Wing Ålborg

Esk 721
2011 - present CL-604
C-130J-30


Station Flight
2011 - present T-17
Helicopter Wing Karup

Esk 722 det.
2011 - present EH101 Mk512
TF-104G RT-681 in the static of the RAF Coltishall open day on 14 September 1968.
Photo: collection Dick Lohuis
Weathered F-104G R-703 & CF-104 R-758 ready for take-off on runway 24 at Twenthe for their flight home on 28 February 1977.
Photo: Martin Philips
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