The flight of April 30th 2002The take-off from Eindhoven took place from the civil platform, due to the closure of the military platform on April 30th. 5 aircraft were refuelled overhead southern Belgium.
The flight of May 2nd 2002On May 2nd, a team from Sentry Aviation News was onboard of the plane. While circling in the Rosy track above Germany, all TLP missions were cancelled due to the crash of an Italian F-104 at Leeuwarden. To burn fuel, 2 overshoots at Bremen airport were made.
The 3rd photo below shows 'the spottersplace' of Eindhoven airbase.
Video reportIn the near future, a short video report of this flight will be here.
CreditsThanks to Italian Air Force:
Thanks to Eindhoven AFB:
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