Spotting Group Koksijde

Welcome to the website of Spotting Group Koksijde. Our group collects people living near Koksijde Air Base which are passionate in military aviation. On the "Koksijde" page you can find more information about the helicopters based at Koksijde and the spots where you can see the action. We try to collect the daily military visitors and these are listed in the "movements" section. On the "pictures" page we show you the pictures made at Koksijde throughout the year. Off course we travel to other airfields around the globe as well, and these trip reports can be read in the "trips" section of this website. You can find us on facebook where we post extra last-minute info and news. We hope you enjoy browsing through this website.

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Open Door West Aviation Club

Parallel with the Belgian Open Aerobatics Championship 2017 the West Aviation Club invited some other guests and organized an open-door. On Friday the Belgian Air Force Red Devils arrived and flew several times during the weekend. On Saturday the Victors formation team flying with 4 PA.28 Pipers arrived and flew on both days. Wingwalker Danielle came all the way from Switzerland with her Boeing Stearman to perform see more...

Belgian Open Aerobatics Championship 2017

For the second time the Belgian Open Aerobatics Championship was being held at Koksijde. This year 13 pilots participated with 6 aircraft flying in 3 disciplines. The aircraft arrived on Thursday and made some practice runs on Friday. During the weekend luckily the weather cleared up in the afternoon so they could fly their routines. Winners were Kristof Cloetens in the Unlimited class, Wim Soens in the Advanced class see more...

Florennes - Black Blade

From 14 November till 2 December Florennes was the host base for exercise "Black Blade 2016". The exercise organized by the European Defence Agency (EDA) is part of the Helicopter Exercice Programme (HEP) which was signed for 10 years (from 2013 till 2022) by fourteen nations. These exercises enhance and optimize the operational capacity of helicopter crews via mutual training, sharing of experience and by development of common flying techniques and tactics. see more...