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Thursday, 13 October 2011

Wings Parade at Beauvechain Airbase



On Wednesday October 12th, 2011 the traditional Wings Parade was organised at the  Competentiecentrum van de Luchtcomponent (CC Air)/Centre de Compétence de la Composante Air (CC Air) at Beauvechain airbase.
For the first time, specialists graduating from the different CC Air courses (Weather forecasters, flight engineers, loadmasters, UAV-operators, air controllers and radar specialists) also received their certificates during this ceremony.
Nine new pilots, four graduates from the ”Jet” instruction, four “helicopter” pilots and a single “transport” pilot had their “Wings” pinned up by Major General Claude Van de Voorde, Commander of the Belgian Air Component assisted by Prince Michel de Ligne representing the family of Commander Antoine Prince de Ligne who gave his name to this new promotion.    
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