Air International 2019-01
K.van der Mark - Air manoeuvres /Military/
As if emphasising the spirit of cooperation between Germany and the Netherlands, this mixed formation comprises Heersflieger NH90 TTHs and CH-47D Chinooks from the Koninklijke Luchtmacht. The transport element is escorted by a Dutch AH-64D Longbow Apache.
A Heersflieger NH90TTH and two Koninklijke Luchtmacht CH-47D Chinooks wait on the ground for troops, while above them a Dutch Apache Longbow keeps an eye out for trouble.
Former Luftstreitkrafte der Nationalen Volksarmee Aero L-39ZO Albatros NX139LE is used by Groningen-Eelde-based contractor Skyline Aviation to supply airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and electronic warfare services to the exercise management.
Lockheed C-130H-30 Hercules G-273 of the Koninklijke Luchtmacht's Eindhoven-based 336 Squadron drops supplies by parachute during Exercise Falcon Autumn 2018.
Two Dutch CH-47D Chinooks from the Koninklijke Luchtmacht's 298 Squadron demonstrate their utility for assault operations during Falcon Autumn 2018
A Koninklijke Luchtmacht AH-64D Apache Longbow from Gilze-Rijen-based 301 Squadron lands at a forward arming and refuelling platform during Exercise Falcon Autumn. Note the two AGM-114 Hellfire anti-armour laser-guided missiles on the weapons pylons.