TEAM HISTORY

1989-1990
315 Squadron from Twenthe AB adopted the solo display team. This time two F-16's where fitted with a special demo-colourscheme: the J-058 and the J-060. The display pilot was Lt. Maarten Pladet.

1991-1992
A combined team of 323 and 322 squadron from Leeuwarden AB adopted the solo display in 1991 and 1992. In 1991 the J-226 and J-231 where fitted with a demo-colourscheme and in 1992 the J-231 was replaced by the J-213 which also received a special demo-colourscheme. The display pilot of this combined solo display team was Captain Reindert Zwaart.



1993

311 Squadron from Volkel AB adopted the F-16 solo display. Again two F-16's where fitted with a special demo-colourscheme: the J-193 and the J-624. The display pilot was Captain Gerhard Went.

1994
313 Squadron from Twenthe AB adopted the F-16 solo display, since the 311 Squadron had to abandon its team as a result of the detachment at Villafranca, Italy which was a result of the Balkan-conflict. Again two F-16's where fitted With a demo-colourscheme: the J-251 and the J-253. The display pilot was Captain Peter 'Fingers' Jansen.



1995-1996
306 Squadron from Volkel AB adopted the F-16 solo display. In its first year a total of 4 different F-16's where used as display aircraft. Due to problems with stickers which where used instead of the standard colour paint scheme the J-001, J-003 and J-511 where replaced by the J-508. The J-508 was painted in a demo-colourscheme to stop the problems with the stickers. The display pilot was Captain Richard Kamperman.


1997-1998

Leeuwarden AB again adopted the F-16 solo display, this time by the 322 Squadron. The J-364 was painted in a demo-colourscheme. In 1998 the J-868 was used as demo-aircraft besides the J-364. The J-868 was fitted with special colours to celebrate 50 years Cornfield Range, Vlieland. On a rare occasion the J-236, which was painted in a special colourscheme to celebrate 85 years RNLAF, was used. The display pilot was Captain Patrick Tuit.


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DEMO PILOTS

1979 Capt. Willem Sneek

1980/1981/1982/1983 Capt. Gert "Barney" Booij

1984/1985 Capt. Hans "Midas" Weber

1986 Maj. "Barney" Booij

1987/1988 Cap. Henri "Basco" Schevers

1989/1990 Lt. Maarten "Puke" Pladet

1991/1992 Capt. Reinder "Dagger" Zwaart

1993 Capt. Gerhard "Garlic" Went

1994 Capt. Peter "Finger" Janssen

1995/1996 Ries "Champ" Kamperman

1997/1998 Capt. Patrick "Spout" Tuit

1999/2000 Robert-Jan "Woods" Bosch

2001/2002 Capt. Richard "Tomba" Buijs

2003/2004 Capt. Christian "Louis" van Gestel

2005/2006 Capt. Gert-Jan "Goofy" Vooren

2007/2008/2009 Capt. Ralph "Sheik" Aarts

2010/2011 Capt. Tobias "Hitec" Schutte

2012/2013 Capt. Stefan "Stitch" Hutten