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Re: Operational Dutch F-16's

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J-009 -> 313sqn

J-624 komt nog een keertje naar Volkel gevlogen, waarmee dat de laatste vlucht zal zijn.
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Appreciate all the updates, keep them coming!

Another 2 Dutch Vipers bite the dust this month and are withdrawn from use (J-002 and J-624) resulting in 58 remaining operational Dutch F-16's. The 3 squadrons stationed in the Netherlands are now equipped with 15 to 16 airframes.

Please find below the April 2020 updates (in red):

312sq: 15 x F-16AM + 1 x F-16BM (5 not flown in 2020)
313sq: 14 x F-16AM + 1 x F-16BM (2 not flown in 2020)
322sq: 15 x F-16AM + 1 x F-16BM (2 not flown in 2020)
148FS: 5 x F-16AM + 5 x F-16BM (3 not flown in 2020)
323sq FTO: 1x F-16BM

Serial Code Type Unit Badge & Tailband Last flown
J-001 F-16AM 312sq no badge and tailband 2019
J-003 F-16AM 312sq no badge and tailband 2020
J-004 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-005 F-16AM 312sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-006 F-16AM 313sq toned down badge 322sq and Leeuwarden tailband 2020
J-008 F-16AM 313sq full color badge, no tailband 2020
J-009 F-16AM 313sq toned down badge 322sq and Leeuwarden tailband 2020
J-010 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband '148 FS', toned down markings incl. Klu insignia 2020
J-011 F-16AM 312sq toned down badge right, full colour badge left side, toned down tailband 2020
J-013 F-16AM 313sq toned down badge 322sq and Leeuwarden tailband 2020
J-014 F-16AM 313sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-015 F-16AM 312sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-016 F-16AM 312sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-017 F-16AM 312sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-018 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2019
J-019 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2019
J-020 F-16AM 312sq toned down badge and tailband 2019
J-021 F-16AM 312sq toned down empthy badge and tailband 2020
J-055 F-16AM 313sq no badge and tailband 2020
J-060 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-061 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-062 F-16AM 313sq toned down badge, no tailband 2015
J-063 F-16AM 313sq toned down badge and tailband + 'MiG-29 kill' left side 2020
J-064 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-065 F-16BM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-066 F-16BM Flight Test Office-323sq KTV badge, 'AFB Leeuwarden' tailband, Leeuwarden ventral fin band 2020
J-067 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-135 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-136 F-16AM 312sq toned down badge (only left side), no tailband 2020
J-144 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-146 F-16AM 312sq toned down badge and tailband 2019
J-197 F-16AM 313sq full color badge 311sq/toned down badge 315sq, no tailband 2020
J-201 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-209 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-210 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-366 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2019
J-367 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-368 F-16BM 313sq full color badge and tailband + regi white outline 2020
J-369 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-508 F-16AM 313sq no badge, no tailband 2020
J-509 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-511 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-512 F-16AM 313sq no badge, no tailband 2019
J-513 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge 323sq and Leeuwarden tailband 2020
J-514 F-16AM 313sq full color NTM 2018 badge left side/no badge right side, no tailband 2020
J-515 F-16AM 313sq no badge and tailband 2020
J-516 F-16AM 313sq toned down badge 322sq and tailband 2020
J-616 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge 312sq/NTM sticker left side, no tailband 2020
J-628 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-630 F-16AM 312sq toned down badge 312sq and tailband, right side badge partly visible 2020
J-631 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-632 F-16AM 312sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-641 F-16AM 312sq toned down badge and tailband 2019
J-644 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-646 F-16AM 312sq toned down badge and tailband 2020
J-871 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2019
J-879 F-16AM 322sq toned down badge and tailband 2019
J-882 F-16BM 312sq full colour badge and tailband, regi white outline 2019
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Re: Operational Dutch F-16's

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... resulting in 58 remaining operational Dutch F-16's.
Serial Code Type Unit Badge & Tailband Last flown
J-004 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-010 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband '148 FS', toned down markings incl. Klu insignia 2020
J-018 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2019
J-019 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2019
J-064 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-067 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-209 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-210 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-366 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2019
J-369 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020

Correct but since 10 are based in the USA you can almost deduct them, since most of us sadly are not going to see them anymore. So only 48 left in the Netherlands. :shock: :cry:
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CBR wrote:
... resulting in 58 remaining operational Dutch F-16's.
Serial Code Type Unit Badge & Tailband Last flown
J-004 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-010 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband '148 FS', toned down markings incl. Klu insignia 2020
J-018 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2019
J-019 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2019
J-064 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-067 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-209 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-210 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-366 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2019
J-369 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020

Correct but since 10 are based in the USA you can almost deduct them, since most of us sadly are not going to see them anymore. So only 48 left in the Netherlands. :shock: :cry:
It surprises me as well how quickly it goes especially because according to the JSF introduction planning 61 F-16's should be operational in 2020: https://www.rekenkamer.nl/onderwerpen/j ... 6-naar-jsf

Then we even do not take into account the delayed deliveries of the F-35's because of the closure of the Cameri plant: https://www.defenseone.com/business/202 ... es/164778/
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JPS wrote:Then we even do not take into account the delayed deliveries of the F-35's because of the closure of the Cameri plant: https://www.defenseone.com/business/202 ... es/164778/
Ja er zouden in 2020 al 18 JSF geleverd moeten zijn (10 in NL en 8 in USA). Denk niet dat we dat gaan redden of wel? :wink:
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CBR wrote:
... resulting in 58 remaining operational Dutch F-16's.
Correct but since 10 are based in the USA you can almost deduct them, since most of us sadly are not going to see them anymore. So only 48 left in the Netherlands. :shock: :cry:
Still more then the amount of F35s we will have when all of them are delivered.. ;)

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J-871 flew for the first time this year, it made a test flight from Woensdrecht as Dozer1 acc to WoensdrechtAS/ads-b.
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J-882 has been seen flying last week as well from Volkel.

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JPS wrote:J-871 flew for the first time this year, it made a test flight from Woensdrecht as Dozer1 acc to WoensdrechtAS/ads-b.
And was re-delivered to Leeuwarden AFB on May 7, still with toned down 322 badge and Frisian tailband.
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roberto wrote:As far as i know J-142 (sold to Portugal as spareparts) and J-866 are no longer flying
Ik moet even terug komen op de J-142, deze is achteraf niet naar Portugal verscheept, omdat het frame teveel verbogen was.
Portugezen hebben elders een ander frame op de kop getikt.
De J-142 is tegelijk met de J-213 in de shredder verdwenen volgens een KLu ooggetuige die er bij was
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Serial Code Type Unit Badge & Tailband Last flown
J-004 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-010 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband '148 FS', toned down markings incl. Klu insignia 2020
J-018 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2019
J-019 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2019
J-064 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-067 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-209 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-210 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-366 AZ F-16AM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2019
J-369 AZ F-16BM 148th FS AZ and Tucson tailband 2020
J-019 was noted flying at Tucson Mar20
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Maybe J-014 is flying to Portugal right now. It flies over France near Nantes heading south-west.
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gozoman wrote:Maybe J-014 is flying to Portugal right now. It flies over France near Nantes heading south-west.
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J-516 is back at Volkel as of 20/05/2020 flying for 313sqn
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Zonan wrote:J-516 is back at Volkel as of 20/05/2020 flying for 313sqn
322sq badge and Leeuwarden tailband are gone
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