Gert Kromhout
Military aviation writer and photographer

Military aviation publications

26 May 2013

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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Escadron de Chasse et d'Éxperimentations 5/330
Escadron de Chasse et d'Expérimentation 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. Go back


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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

"RoCAF"

Publication: Air Forces Monthly (April 2015)
RoCAF

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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