Farewell Seaking RS-02 spottersday, Koksijde AFB

Published on 21 January 2019 at 13:00

It was a cold and windy day when I visited Koksijde AFB to attend  a spotters day. This event was organized to pay tribute to  Seaking RS-02 which would make its last operational flight on this day. Alongside RS-02, two other Seakings were on static display. RS-04, which would make its last flight almost a month later. And RS-05  which is scheduled to make its last flight on the 21st of March. Being the last Seaking going in retirement. Ending an era of almost 50 years Seaking SAR.

A nice event to celebrate a rather sad moment.  Many types of the Belgian Air Force and Belgian Navy made an appearance to pay tribute to the Seaking.

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