Gert Kromhout
Military aviation writer and photographer

Military aviation publications

Since the early nineties Gert (Gerrit) Kromhout is active as writer and photographer with military aviation as specialty. Throughout the years he has published his work in many publications worldwide. Some of his reports and background articles as well as many of his photos are published on this website. Enjoy your visit!

6 April 2014

"Dutch C-130 squadron"

Dutch C-130 squadron

Coming soon in Combat Aircraft Monthly, 336 squadron Royal Netherlands Air Force. Enjoy the gallery!

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22 October 2013

"ECE 5/330 report published in Dutch"

Publication: Onze Luchtmacht (October/November 2013)
ECE 5/330 report published in Dutch

The Dutch Air Force Association magazine Onze Luchtmacht published a five-page report and added a nice centerfold of a Rafale and Mirage F1CR in formation!

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6 October 2013

"Gallery update: 323 squadron special tail"

Publication: Koku Fan (September 2013.)
Gallery update: 323 squadron  special tail

Photo shoot with special tail F-16AM of 323 squadron over Vlieland and Waddenzee in late May 2013.

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31 August 2013

"Gallery update: Orange Lion Photo Shoot"

Publication: none Gallery update: Orange Lion Photo Shoot

On the 31st of May Frank Crebas set up a photo shoot of the Orange Lion, the specially painted F-16AM of the Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 demonstration team.


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5 July 2013

"Escadron de Reconnaissance 2/33 'Savoie'"

Escadron de Reconnaissance 2/33 'Savoie'

The last Mirage F1 squadron of the French Air Force is busy as every. Despite slated for disbandment in June 2014 the squadron remains combat ready until almost the end.

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26 May 2013

"Escadron de Chasse et d'Éxperimentations 5/330"

Escadron de Chasse et d'Éxperimentations 5/330

Escadron de Chasse et d'Expérimentations 5/330 Côte d'Argent is the operational test and evaluation squadron of the French Air Force. It is part of the Centre d’Expériences Aériennes Militaires at Mont de Marsan Air Base. A report on this special unit will be published in Combat Aircraft Monthly later this year.

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15 February 2013

"Ike of Arabia"

Publication: Air Forces Monthly (March 2013)
Ike of Arabia

This report was prepared in early October 2012 on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) in the North Arabian Sea during Operation Enduring Freedom operations. PDF of the article is available.

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15 February 2013

"Volkel Vipers"

Publication: Combat Aircraft (February 2013)
Volkel Vipers

Once, the Royal Netherlands Air Force maintained the largest F-16 fleet outside the US Air Force. Despite almost continuous use in real world operations since 1993 the fleet was decimated in the past two decades. Exclusive photography by Frank Crebas/

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17 January 2013

"Ike/CVW-7 in OEF Arabian Sea"

Publication: Koku Fan (February 2013)
Ike/CVW-7 in OEF Arabian Sea

Photo report of Carrier Air Wing 7 on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Arabian Sea.

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17 November 2012

"The Danger Zone"

Publication: Combat Aircraft (November 2012)
The Danger Zone

RAF Mildenhall is home to the US Air Force's 352nd Special Operations Group, equipped with MC-130H Combat Talons and MC-130P Combat Shadows.

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