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NTM 2010 on the way

On Monday October 4th 2010 the NATO Tiger Meet 2010 participants arrived at VOLKEL AB, which hosts the NTM for the first time. The 2010 Tiger Meet will be unforgettable for at least 1 squadron, 211 squadron from the Czech Republic, during the first...

Preparation for NTM 2010 on the way

The planning for NTM 2010 has kicked off today, with the start of the IPC (Initial Planning Conference) at Vlb. Volkel. It is still some time to go (200+ days) until the start of the 2010 NATO Tiger meet, however an exercise of this kind needs...

313 Squadron shows new display aircraft

The Royal Netherlands Air force's F-16 display demonstration team is still hosted at 313 SQN. This year team contains one display pilot, two coaches (313/311) and technical specialists from 313 SQN. Captain Ralph “Sheik” Aarts, 313 SQN, will remain...

313 Squadron celebrates 55th anniversary

On November 28th, 313 squadron ‘scherpgetand’ will celebrate it’s 55th anniversary. Formed in 1953 as a jet training squadron. It wasn't until 1986 that 313 became an operational combat squadron In the last 8 years 313 Squadron has been on frequent...