8th (Sunset Airshow) and 10th (International Airshow) September 2017, Sanicole Aeroclub, Hetchel, Belgium

Last updated: August 16, 2017 at 14:40 pm

The Sanicole Aeroclub hosts the only major civilian airshow in Belgium. It opens on Friday evening with a spectacular sunset airshow which continues into the dark with specialist twilight display acts. The main show takes place on Sunday with an eight hour flying display featuring a huge variety of aircraft from civilian and military backgrounds, modern and historic.

Images from 2016 Event

Essential Show Information

Official Airshow Website

Ticket Information


Latest Aircraft Participation

Belgian Air Force

  • Red Devils – SIAI-Marchetti SF260 x 4 (F) (SUN)
  • Agusta A109BA (F) (SUN)
  • Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon (F) (FRI/SUN)
  • Lockheed C-130H Hercules (F) (SUN)
  • Westland Sea King Mk48 (S) (SUN)

United States Army

  • Golden Knights Parachute Display Team (F) (FRI/SUN)

Canadian Armed Forces

  • McDonnell Douglas CF-188 Hornet  (FP) (SUN)

Czech Air Force

  • Mil Mi-24V/35 “Hind-D” (F) (FRI/SUN)

Finnish Air Force

  • McDonnell Douglas F-18C Hornet (F) (SUN)

French Air Force

  • Dassault Rafale C (F) (SUN)
  • Patrouille de France – Dassault Alpha Jet E x 8  (F) (SUN)

German Air Force

  • Sikorsky CH-53G Stallion (S) (SUN)

Hellenic Air Force

  • Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon (F) (SUN)

Italian Air Force

  • Il Frecce Tricolori – Aermacchi AT-339PAN x 10 (F) (SUN)

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)

  • Boeing E-3A Sentry (F) (SUN)

Polish Air Force

  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 Fulcrum (F) (SUN)

Royal Air Force

  • Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 (F) 29sqn (FRI ONLY)
  • Red Arrows – BAE System Hawk T1 x 9 (F) (FRI ONLY)
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Douglas Dakota III (F) (SUN)

Royal Jordanian Air Force/Royal Jordanian Airlines

  • Royal Jordanian Falcons – Extra 300L x 4 (F) (SUN)

Royal Netherlands Air Force

  • Boeing CH-47D/F Chinook (S) (SUN)

Royal Saudi Air Force

  • Saudi Hawks – BAE Systems Hawk T65 x 6 (F) (SUN)

Slovakian Air Force

  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29A Fulcrum (F) (SUN)

Spanish Air Force

  • Patrulla ASPA – Airbus Helicopters EC120 Colibri x 5 (F) (SUN)

Swedish Air Force

  • SAAB JAS-39C Gripen (F) (SUN)

Swiss Air Force

  • Patrouille Suisse – Northrop F-5E Tiger II x 6 (F) (SUN)
  • McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet (F) (SUN)

Turkish Air Force

  • Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon (F) SoloTurk

Classic Jets and Cold War Era Types

  • Cessna O-2 Skymaster (F) (SUN) Postbellum Foundation


  • North American T-6 Texan (F) (SUN)
  • North American TF-51D Mustang (F) Scat VII (SUN)
  • North American T-28B Trojan (F) (SUN) Luc Hellings
  • North American TB-25N Mitchell (F) (SUN) Royal Netherlands Air Force Historic Flight
  • Supermarine Spitfire IX (F) (SUN) Royal Netherlands Air Force Historic Flight


  • AeroSPARX – Grob 109b x 2 (F) (FRI/SUN)
  • Christian Moullec – Flexiwing Microlight & Geese (F) (FRI/SUN)
  • Bleriot XI (Thulin A) (F) Mikael Carlson (FRI/SUN)
  • Stolp Starduster Too (F) (FRI/SUN) Trescal
  • Breitling Jet Team – Aero Vodochody L-39C Albatross x 7 (F) (FRI/SUN)
  • Victors Formation Team – Piper PA28 Warrior x 4 (F) (SUN)
  • Blades Aerobatic Team – Extra 300/330LP x 4 (F) (FRI/SUN)
  • Airbus A320 “Magritte (F) (SUN) Brussels Airlines
  • Pitts S-2S Special (F) (SUN) Rich Goodwin
  • GliderFX – MDM-1 Fox/S-1 Swift (F) (FRI/SUN)
  • Sonaca 200 (S) (SUN)

AIRCRAFT” – New Addition, (F) – Flying Display, (S) – Static Display, (F/S) – Flying and Static Display, (FP) – Flypast Only, (V) – Visiting Aircraft, (SP) – Support Aircraft, “AIRCRAFT” & (TBC)Participation To Be Confirmed by Organiser

CREDITS: Golden Knights – AirshowstuffAeroSPARX, Spanish Air Force, Bronco Demo Team, SoloTurk (YouTube), Frecce Tricolori