Gert Kromhout
Military aviation writer and photographer

Military aviation publications

24 January 2012

French Air Force Review

Publication: Combat Aircraft (January 2012)
Gert Kromhout and Stephan de Bruijn review the current French Air Force

French Air Force Review
Teh French Air Force is big and in transition. Older generation Mirages are being replaced by Rafales while the other new aircraft such as the big Airbus A400M are about to be introduced. This a comprehensive report with an up to date order of battle.

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2 November 2016

"Bliksems op Zee"

Publication: Onze Luchtmacht (Dutch Air Force Magazine) (5/2016)
Bliksems op Zee

VFA-101 'Grim Reapers' was in augustus 2016 voor het eerst sinds het de laatste klas F-14 Tomcat-vliegers qualificeerden in 2005 weer aan boord  van een vliegdekschip. Ditmaal namen ze de F-35C Lightning II mee. Tegelijkertijd was VX-23 'Salty Dogs' aan boord voor de laatste van drie test fases genaamd Development Test 3. De carrier was de USS George Washington (CVN-73).

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2 November 2016

"Grim Reapers Back on Deck"

Publication: Combat Aircraft Monthly (November 2016)
Grim Reapers Back on Deck

VFA-101 'Grim Reapers' went back to the ship for the first time since they carrier qualified the last class of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat in March 2005, This time with the Lockheed Martin F-35C 'Lightning II'.

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2 November 2016

"Dogs and Reapers share the deck"

Publication: Air International (October 2016)
Dogs and Reapers share the deck

VFA-101 'Gream Reapers' went to the boat for carrier qualifications for the first time while VX-23 'Salty Dogs' conducted the development test phase 3. A report from the USS George Washington (CVN-73).

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1 November 2016

"Sunset for the Super Etendard"

Publication: Air Force Monthly (October 2016)
Sunset for the Super Etendard

The Super Etendard Modernise retired from French Navy service in July 2016.

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31 October 2016

"Making It Real"

Publication: Air Forces Monthly (July 2015)
Making It Real

Exercise reports: Frisian Flag 2015 and EARTT 2015

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31 October 2016

"A Special Breed"

Publication: Air Forces Monthly (September 2015)
A Special Breed

New equipment for the 352nd Special Operations Wing at RAF Mildenhall.

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29 October 2016

"Running on Empty"

Running on Empty

Force Report Royal Netherlands Air Force.

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29 October 2016

"Mirage F1 Sunset"

Publication: Air Forces Monthly (August 2014)
Mirage F1 Sunset

Retirement of the Dassault Mirage F1 from French Air Force service.

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29 October 2016


Publication: Air Forces Monthly (April 2015)

Republic of China Air  Force

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29 October 2016

"Taiwan Tigers"

Publication: Combat Aircraft Monthly (March 2015)
Taiwan Tigers

The Republic of China F-5 Tiger IIs

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