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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Last flight RS05

On Tuesday March 26th at 16h32lt, Sea King RS05 touched down for the very last time at Ostend Airport, after a short hop from its homebase Koksijde. This was the final Sea King in service and this event marked the end of Sea King operations in the Belgian Air Force after almost 43 years. The airframe was acquired by the "Vlaams Luchtvaart Opleidings Centrum - VLOC" and will serve as an instructional airframe to train student aircraft mechanics. see more...

Goodbye Sea King

On Thursday afternoon the 21st of March the official farewell event was held for the press and 800 invited guests that made the long and rich history of the Sea King a success. Around 15h15 Sea King RS-05, a Norwegian Air Force Sea King and a German Navy Sea King took the skies to make a last formation flight over West-Vlaanderen. They flew from Diksmuide to the hospital of Bruges see more...

Goodbye Sea King - Landing Knokke beach

The first landing on the beach was at Knokke at 09h30. Hugo De Groote went to the beach and made these nice pictures. see more...