10th & 11th September 2022 – Sanicole Aeroclub, Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium

Event Organised by: Sanicole Aeroclub

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

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Aircraft Participation

Last updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Military Operators

Belgian Air Force

  • Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon (F)  F-16 Demo Team
  • Agusta A109BAi (F) A109 Demo Team
  • Red Devils – SIAI-Marchetti SF260 x 4 (F)
  • NH Industries NH90NFH Caiman (F) 40 Squadron
  • Airbus DS A400M Atlas (FP) 15 Wing
  • Thundertigers – Lockheed Martin F-16AM Fighting Falcon x 4 (F) 31 Squadron
  • SIAI-Marchetti SF260 (S)
  • Agusta A109BAi (S)

French Air Force

  • Requin Mike Tactical Demo – Dassault Rafale B x 2 (F)

German Army Aviation

  • NH Industries NH90TTH (F) TrspHubschrRgt 10
  • NH Industries NH90TTH (S) TrspHubschrRgt 10

German Navy

  • Westland Sea Lynx Mk88 (S)

Hellenic Air Force

  • Beechcraft T-6A Texan II (F) Daedalus Demo Team

Royal Navy

  • Black Cats – Leonardo Wildcat HMA2 (F) 825NAS

Royal Netherlands Air Force

  • Boeing CH-47D/F Chinook (S)
  • Boeing AH-64D Apache (S)
  • Eurocopter AS532 Cougar (S)

Royal Saudi Air Force

  • Saudi Hawks – BAE Systems Hawk Mk65 x 6 (F)

Swiss Air Force

  • McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet (F) Swiss Hornet Display Team

Turkish Air Force

  • Turkish Stars – Northrop NF-5A/B Freedom Fighter x 7 (F)

United States Air Force

  • Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II (F) F-35 Demo Team/USAF Heritage Fight

Historic Aircraft & Civilian Operators


  • North American B-25 Mitchell (F) Flying Bulls
  • Lockheed P-38 Lightning (F) Flying Bulls
  • North American T-6 Texan (F) Royal Netherlands Air Force Historic Flight
  • North American T-6 Texan (S) Private


  • Douglas DC-3 (F) (TBC) Classic Formation
  • Beechcraft Model 18 x 3 (F) (TBC) Classic Formation
  • The Blades – Extra 300LP x 4 (F)
  • Pitts S-2S Special (F) Rich Goodwin
  • Lockheed Electra Junior (F) Private
  • Victors Formation Team – Piper PA28 Cherokee x 4 (F) Ursel Flying Club
  • Stampe SV4 (S) Stijn De Jaeghere
  • Stampe SV4BR (S) Private
  • Pitts S-2C Special (S) Stijn De Jaeghere
  • Pilots of the Purple Twilight – Schweizer S300C ‘OTTO (F)

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