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The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF; Koninklijke, "Royal Air Force"), is the military aviation branch of the Netherlands Armed Forces.
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Solo Display Team

The aerobatic display team of the Royal Netherlands Air Force is the Solo Display Team.
The Solo Display Team (Demoteam) is the aerobatics display team of the Royal Netherlands Air Force and consists of three elements.

Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force

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The separate Militaire Luchtvaart van het Koninklijk Nederlands-Indisch Leger (ML-KNIL; Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Military Air Service) continued in the Netherlands East Indies (NEI), until its occupation by Japan in 1942.
It was an entirely separate organisation from the Royal Netherlands Air Force.

Armed forces of the Netherlands

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The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF; Koninklijke, "Royal Air Force"), is the military aviation branch of the Netherlands Armed Forces.

Fokker D.XXI

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Entering operational use in the early years of the Second World War, it provided yeoman service for both the Luchtvaartafdeling (Dutch Army Aviation Group) and the Finnish Air Force.

No. 322 Squadron RNLAF

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322 Squadron''', being the oldest operational squadron of the Royal Netherlands Air Force, was founded at RAF Woodvale on 12 June 1943 as No. 322 (Dutch) Squadron with Dutch personnel under Royal Air Force control.

Fokker T.V

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The Fokker T.V was a twin-engine bomber, described as an "aerial cruiser", built by Fokker for the Netherlands Air Force.

Battle of the Netherlands

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In May 1940 the III Reich invaded the Netherlands.
The Dutch air force, which was not an independent arm of the Dutch armed forces, but part of the Army, on 10 May operated a fleet of 155 aircraft: 28 Fokker G.1 twin-engine destroyers; 31 Fokker D.XXI and seven Fokker D.XVII fighters; ten twin-engined Fokker T.V, fifteen Fokker C.X and 35 Fokker C.V light bombers, twelve Douglas DB-8 dive bombers (used as fighters) and seventeen Koolhoven FK-51 reconnaissance aircraft—thus 74 of the 155 aircraft were biplanes.

Canadair CF-5

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The Canadair CF-5 (officially designated the CF-116 Freedom Fighter) is the Canadair licensed-built version of the American Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter aircraft primarily for the Canadian Forces (as the CF-5) and the Royal Netherlands Air Force (as the NF-5).

Second Allied Tactical Air Force

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During the cold war Dutch Air Force flying units were integrated in NATO's Second Allied Tactical Air Force tasked with defending northern West Germany against Warsaw Pact forces.
Second Allied Tactical Air Force commanded the British Royal Air Force Germany, the Belgian Air Force, the Royal Netherlands Air Force, two divisions of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) and one US Air Force Tactical Fighter Group, as well as extensive air defense and radar installations provided by Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Soesterberg Air Base

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Flying officially ended at Soesterberg Air Base on 12 November 2008.
Soesterberg Air Base was a Royal Netherlands Air Force military air base located in Soesterberg, 14 km east-northeast of Utrecht.

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon

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The Netherlands Air Force wants to replace its F-16 fleet in the next decade.
The first Royal Netherlands Air Force aircraft was delivered in June 1979.

Republic F-84F Thunderstreak

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* Royal Netherlands Air Force (180× F-84F, 24× RF-84F 1955–1970)

Volkel Air Base

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Volkel Air Base (Vliegbasis Volkel) is a military airbase used by the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) - Dutch: Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu), and is located near the village of Volkel in North Brabant, Netherlands.

Leeuwarden Air Base

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Leeuwarden Air Base (Vliegbasis Leeuwarden) is a military airbase used by the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) - Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu),.

Farman HF.20

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When founded, the Army Aviation Group operated one aircraft, the Brik, which was supplemented with three French Farman HF.20 aircraft a few months later.
*Royal Netherlands Air Force

Fokker G.I

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Besides the Dutch Luchtvaartafdeeling, several foreign air forces showed an interest in the G.I. as either a fighter or dive-bomber.

Air Operations Control Station Nieuw-Milligen

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The Air Operations Control Station Nieuw-Milligen (AOCS NM) of the Royal Netherlands Air Force is located near Nieuw-Milligen (in the municipality of Apeldoorn).

Fokker C.X

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The Dutch Air Force ordered 16 C.Xs, and later four more with Kestrel IIS engines.

Gloster Meteor

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Belgian aviation firm Avions Fairey would also produce the Meteor F.8 under license from Gloster for the Belgian Air Force; a similar license manufacturing arrangement was made with Dutch company Fokker to meet the Royal Netherlands Air Force's order.

McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender

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The Royal Netherlands Air Force operates two similar tankers designated KDC-10 that were converted from DC-10s.

Royal Danish Air Force

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On 2 October 2002 a tri-national detachment of 18 Dutch, Danish and Norwegian F-16 ground attack aircraft and one Dutch KDC-10 tanker deployed to Manas Air Base in Kyrgyzstan in support of ground forces in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
In October 2002, a tri-national detachment of 18 Danish, Dutch, and Norwegian F-16 fighter-bombers, with one Dutch KC-10 tanker, flew to the Manas Air Base in Kyrgyzstan, in support of the NATO ground forces in Afghanistan as part of the Operation Enduring Freedom.

Eindhoven Airport

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The airfield was returned to the Royal Netherlands Air Force in 1952.

Republic F-84 Thunderjet

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*Netherlands Air Force operated 166 Republic F-84G from April 1952 until December 1957 and 21 Republic RF-84E

Eurocopter AS532 Cougar

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After the USAF handed over their section of Soesterberg in September 1994, Soesterberg then became a RNLAF transport helicopter base with 298 Squadron RNLAF (CH-47D Chinook) and 300 Squadron (AS 532U2 Cougar Mk2 and SA 316 Alouette III) stationed at the base.
* Royal Netherlands Air Force

Gilze-Rijen Air Base

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The 298th and 300th squadron have been moved to Gilze-Rijen Air Base.
In 1946, the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) resumed operations from the airfield, using it as a training base for pilots and air traffic controllers.