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2017 Photovisit Air-to-ground phase FWIT, Leeuwarden AB

Updated: Jan 28, 2018

On 12 September during the last week of the air to ground phase in Dutch airspace of the Fighter Weapons Instructor Training (FWIT) a photoshoot was done by Ludo Mennes at Leeuwarden AB for the RNLAF and Nederlands Militair Historisch Instituut (NMIH). Main objective was to capture flightline activities of the weapons loading, aircraft preparation and taxing/take off of the with JDAM and GBU-11 Paveway loaded aircraft. A number of pictures can be found here.

Shot of the day

Loading by Belgium groundcrew

Portugese groundcrew on the watch

Danish participant cleared to taxi

En route to runway 23

Dutch F-16AM loaded with dummy warload

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