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9 Squadron (Belgium)

9 Squadron is a training squadron of the Belgian Air Component, constituting the Basic Flying Training School together with 5 Squadron. [1]

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AgustaWestland AW109

The AgustaWestland AW109 is a lightweight, twin-engine, eight-seat multi-purpose helicopter built by the Anglo-Italian manufacturer AgustaWestland.

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André de Meulemeester

Lieutenant André Emile Alphonse De Meulemeester was a Belgian flying ace during World War I. He was credited with eleven confirmed and nineteen unconfirmed aerial victories.

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Armistice of 11 November 1918

The armistice between the Allies and Germany – known as the Armistice of Compiègne after the location in which it was signed – was the agreement that ended the fighting in western Europe that comprised the First World War.

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Basic Flying Training School (Belgian Air Component)

The Basic Flying Training School is a unit of the Belgian Air Component located at Beauvechain Air Base.

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Battle of Belgium

The Battle of Belgium or Belgian Campaign, often referred to within Belgium as the 18 Days' Campaign (Campagne des 18 jours, Achttiendaagse Veldtocht), formed part of the greater Battle of France, an offensive campaign by Germany during the Second World War.

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Beauvechain Air Base

Beauvechain Air Base is a Belgian Air Component military airfield in Belgium, located south of Beauvechain (Walloon Brabant Province); east-southeast of Brussels It is home to the 1st Wing, operating A109BA helicopters, and the Basic Flying Training School, operating SIAI Marchetti SF.260 trainer aircraft.

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Belgian Air Component

The Belgian Air Component (Luchtcomponent, Composante air) is the air arm of the Belgian Armed Forces.

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Belgium

Belgium (België; Belgique; Belgien), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe.

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Bofors 40 mm gun

--> The Bofors 40 mm gun, often referred to simply as the Bofors gun, is an anti-aircraft/multi-purpose autocannon designed in the 1930s by the Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors.

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Breguet 19

The Breguet 19 (Breguet XIX, Br.19 or Bre.19) was a light bomber and reconnaissance aircraft, also used for long-distance flights, designed by the French Breguet company and produced from 1924.

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Chièvres Air Base

Chièvres Air Base is a United States Air Force operated airfield located in the Belgian town of Chièvres and about 12 miles from Headquarters, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), in Casteau.

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Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet

The Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet is a light attack jet and advanced trainer aircraft co-manufactured by Dassault Aviation of France and Dornier of Germany.

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Diest

Diest is a city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant.

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Dornier Do 17

The Dornier Do 17, sometimes referred to as the Fliegender Bleistift ("flying pencil"), was a World War II German light bomber produced by Claudius Dornier's company, Dornier Flugzeugwerke.

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Fernand Jacquet

Captain-Commandant Fernand Maximillian Leon Jacquet was a World War I flying ace credited with seven aerial victories.

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Fokker D.VII

The Fokker D.VII was a German World War I fighter aircraft designed by Reinhold Platz of the Fokker-Flugzeugwerke.

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Fouga CM.170 Magister

The Fouga CM.170 Magister is a 1950s French two-seat jet trainer.

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Gloster Meteor

The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies' only operational jet aircraft during the Second World War.

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Goetsenhoven Military Airfield

Goetsenhoven Military Airfield is a Belgian Air Component base, located south of Tienen (Brabant Provincie), approximately east-southeast of Brussels (Bruxelles).

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Groupe de Chasse

Groupe de Chasse or groupe de chasse (usually abbreviated as GC) is the French language term for "fighter group" or "fighter wing".

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Hanriot HD.1

The Hanriot HD.1 was a French World War I single-seat fighter aircraft.

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Hawker Hunter

The Hawker Hunter is a transonic British jet aircraft developed in the late 1940s and early 1950s.

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Jan Olieslagers

Lieutenant Jan Olieslagers was a Belgian motorcycle and aviation pioneer who set world records with both types of machinery.

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Les Moëres

De Moeren (Dutch) or Les Moëres (French) are a marshy region in the Westhoek, politically divided between the French-Belgian border.

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Lockheed T-33

The Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (or T-Bird) is an American jet trainer aircraft.

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Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II.

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Moerkerke

Moerkerke is a town in the Belgian province West Flanders and a part (deelgemeente) of the city of Damme.

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Monoplane

A monoplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with one main set of wing surfaces, in contrast to a biplane or other multiplane.

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Nemo me impune lacessit

Nemo me impune lacessit was the Latin motto of the Royal Stuart dynasty of Scotland from at least the reign of James VI when it appeared on the reverse side of merk coins minted in 1578 and 1580.

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Nieuport 17

The Nieuport 17 C.1 was a World War I French sesquiplanea type a biplane in which one pair of wings is markedly smaller than the other.

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Nieuport-Delage NiD 29

The Nieuport-Delage NiD.29 was a French single-seat biplane fighter (C.I category) designed and built by Nieuport-Delage for the French Air Force.

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Observation balloon

Observation balloons are balloons that are employed as aerial platforms for intelligence gathering and artillery spotting.

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Remy Van Lierde

Colonel Remy Van Lierde (14 August 1915–8 June 1990) was a Belgian pilot and fighter ace who served during World War II in the Belgian and British Air Forces, shooting down six enemy aircraft and 44 V-1 flying bombs, and achieving the RAF rank of Squadron Leader.

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Renard R.31

The Renard R.31 was a Belgian reconnaissance aircraft of the 1930s.

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SIAI-Marchetti SF.260

The SIAI-Marchetti SF.260 (now Alenia Aermacchi SF-260) is an Italian light aircraft marketed as an aerobatics and military trainer.

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Sint-Agatha-Berchem

Sint-Agatha-Berchem (Dutch, pronounced) or Berchem-Sainte-Agathe (French, pronounced) is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium.

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Sint-Truiden Air Base

Sint-Truiden Air Base (also known as Brustem Air Base) (Luchtmachtbasis Sint-Truiden) (Base Aérienne Saint-Trond) is a Belgian Air Component base, located south of Sint-Truiden (Limburg), approximately east of Brussels (Bruxelles).

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Sopwith Camel

The Sopwith Camel was a British First World War single-seat biplane fighter introduced on the Western Front in 1917.

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SPAD S.XIII

The SPAD S.XIII was a French biplane fighter aircraft of World War I, developed by Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD) from the earlier highly successful SPAD S.VII.

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Willy Coppens

Willy Omer Francois Jean Coppens (6 July 1892 – 21 December 1986) was Belgium's leading fighter ace and the champion "balloon buster" of World War I.

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Wing Heli

The Wing Heli was a helicopter wing in the Air Component of the Belgian Armed Forces.

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Wounded in action

Wounded in action (WIA) describes combatants who have been wounded while fighting in a combat zone during wartime, but have not been killed.

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11 Squadron (Belgium)

11 Squadron is a training squadron of the Belgian Air Component, deployed at Base Aérienne 120 at Cazaux in France, in the scope of the Advanced Jet Training School (AJeTS).

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1st Squadron (Belgium)

The 1st Squadron is a fighter squadron in the Air Component of the Belgian Armed Forces.

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1st Wing (Belgium)

The 1st Wing is a wing in the Air Component of the Belgian Armed Forces, located at Beauvechain Air Base.

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Redirects here:

9 Squadron (Belgian Air Force), 9me Escadrille de Chasse, 9ème Escadrille de Chasse.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9_Squadron_(Belgium)

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