Belgian Air Force Hawker Hunter F.4 and Sikorsky S-58C

Belgian Air Force Hawker Hunter F.4 and Sikorsky S-58C


Koksijde, Belgium (BE)
Koksijde Air Base (ICAO: EBFN) is a Belgian Air Component facility in Koksijde, Belgium. 40 sqn operating 5 Westland Sea King Mk.48 helicopters for search and rescue (SAR) duties. Also based at Koksijde Air Base are AĆ©rospatiale Alouette III helicopters. The Westland Sea King Mk.48 helicopters will be replaced with NH90 NFH helicopters starting in 2011.

It features two airframes as gateguard: a Hawker Hunter F.4, and a Sikorsky S-58C, both ex-Belgian Air Force. Finally, one more Sikorsky S-58C is stored and used for static displays.

This base was featured in the popular TV show "Windkracht 10" and in the movie "Windkracht 10: Koksijde Rescue".
Koksijde Air Base (ICAO: EBFN) is a Belgian Air Component facility in Koksijde, Belgium. 40 sqn operating 5 Westland Sea King Mk.48 helicopters for search and rescue (SAR) duties. Also based at Koksijde Air Base are AĆ©rospatiale Alouette III helicopters. The Westland Sea King Mk.48 helicopters will be replaced with NH90 NFH helicopters starting in 2011.

It features two airframes as gateguard: a Hawker Hunter F.4, and a Sikorsky S-58C, both ex-Belgian Air Force. Finally, one more Sikorsky S-58C is stored and used for static displays.

This base was featured in the popular TV show "Windkracht 10" and in the movie "Windkracht 10: Koksijde Rescue".
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: kjfitz

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