Spotting Group Koksijde

Welcome to the website of Spotting Group Koksijde. Our group collects people living near Koksijde Air Base which are passionate in military aviation. On the "Koksijde" page you can find more information about the helicopters based at Koksijde and the spots where you can see the action. We try to collect the daily military visitors and these are listed in the "movements" section. On the "pictures" page we show you the pictures made at Koksijde throughout the year. Off course we travel to other airfields around the globe as well, and these trip reports can be read in the "trips" section of this website. You can find us on facebook where we post extra last-minute info and news. We hope you enjoy browsing through this website.

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Storm Tide 5

From September 16 till 21, Belgian Defence organizes exercise Storm Tide 5. The exercise begins in Koksijde with an amphibious operation, but will mainly be held in the Binche and Nivelles region. During this exercise the Special Operations Regiment practices the procedures and techniques of safety and evacuation missions of homeland citizens in a crisis country. see more...

Open Door

This year's opendoor held on Wednesday August 22nd started cloudy, but ended with a lot of sun. This was the final opendoor where the mighty Sea King could be seen in operational service. Unfortunately it was its successor that performed the SAR-demo, but the Sea King did some paradrops. The start of the Runwayrun and afterwards the flights with the winners was flown by the Sea King. see more...

Open Door West Aviation Club

As the BOACK is open to the public, the West Aviation Club invited some other guests to entertain the people. On the ground there were some aviation shops, bars, food stands (even with a special Red Devils burger) and even Flying Circus from the Netherlands came to entertain young and old. In the air the Victors, Agusta demo team and the Sea King came from Ursel to perform a demonstration. see more...