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"new" C130 For The Belgium Airforce  
User currently offlineHeliflyerPDC From Belgium, joined Sep 2006, 128 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 3 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 5041 times:

hay,

just saw a report on the new about the replacement airplane for the BAF. The BAF lost one last year in a fire at Sabena techics( at EBBR ). The replacement is a former USAF hurricane hu!nter, tha was sold to evergreen in the beginning of the '90s. According to the news, the plane was bought for $15m and will be upgraded to meet the standard of the other Belgian C-130s ( probably $5m)

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Other info would be appreciated


grtz PDC


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User currently offlinePADSpot From Germany, joined Jan 2005, 1676 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (7 years 3 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 5030 times:

No chance to get an H-model from somewhere? One E-model in a fleet of 10 H-models seems a bit odd. Well let's hope it can to sustain until 2018 when the A400M arrives.

User currently offlineHeliflyerPDC From Belgium, joined Sep 2006, 128 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 3 months 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 4971 times:

I think that there wasn't such a model available for there budget. As I said, the will upgrade it to the same level as the other 10

grtz PDC

( ps: it's government, so it's always something strange  Wink )



grtz PDC
User currently offlineHeliflyerPDC From Belgium, joined Sep 2006, 128 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4718 times:

can someone give more info on the history of this plane?

thx in advance

grtz PDC



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