CH-47F Chinooks of 298 Squadron. (All photos: Writer) Falcon Autumn 2022 noticed the participation of Dutch, U.S. and Polish helicopters. Between Oct. 31 and Nov. 18, 2022, train Falcon Autumn 2022 passed off within the Netherlands. Over 1,000 troops and […]
Falcon Autumn 2022 noticed the participation of Dutch, U.S. and Polish helicopters.
Between Oct. 31 and Nov. 18, 2022, train Falcon Autumn 2022 passed off within the Netherlands. Over 1,000 troops and 37 helicopters from three nations skilled collectively to arrange for big airborne operations. The taking part items had been the Dutch eleventh Air Cell Brigade and Dutch Helicopter Command, the U.S. Military out of Germany and the Polish Military.
The flying items skilled collectively transporting troops, utilizing FARPs (Forward Arming and Refueling Points) within the subject, choosing up sling masses on a PUZ (Choose Up Zone) and to overcome an airfield.
Massive mixed missions had been flown throughout daytime and at evening from former Air Base De Peel to, amongst others, Deelen Air Base and FARPs within the East, Drachten Air Port within the North and former Naval Air Station Valkenburg within the East.
The RNLAF printed an fascinating infographic the place you could find a listing of the taking part plane and items.
Dutch Helicopter Command:
- 4x CH-47F CAAS –298 SQN
- 2x AS532 – 300 SQN
- 4x AH-64D – 301 SQN
- 2x NH90 – 850 SQN
US ARMY 12 CAB:
- 8x CH-47F
- 8x UH-60
- 6x AH-64D
Polish Military twenty fifth Air Cavalry Brigade: