NH Industries NH90

in belgium Force Aérienne Belge


Belgian Air Force

2012 to present





History of this Model in this Organisation:


A contract was signed in 2007 for 4 NFH and 4 TTH (plus 2 optional TTH). Serials RN01/RN04 and RN05/RN08 respectively. The NFHs are built in Donauworth, Germany and the TTHs in Marignane, France. On March 2011, first trials were conducted on frigate BNS Leopold I. First aircraft, TTH RN05, was delivered December 21, 2012




On October 1st 2013, the second Belgian NH90TTH ( serial RN06 test reg F-ZWCD, c/n 1296) was flown at Marignane, France. The first Belgian NFH version, RN01, is also at Marignane for crew/personel conversion training. The second NFH, RN02, is expected to make its first flight at Donauwörth any day now, and is expected to be delivered to Koksijde Air base somewhere between November 2013 and February 2014. The 4 TTHs will be based at Beauvechain AB and the 4 NFHs will be based at Koksijde AB. Maintainance will be concentrated at Beauvechain.

All 4 TTHs (RN05 to RN08) will be operated by 18 Squadron MRH at Beauvechain, the unit current Agusta A109s will then be transfered to 17 Squadron. the 4 NFHs (RN01 to RN04) will be operated by 40 squadron at Koksijde.

Rhe second NH90TTH, RN-06 (TBEA02), was delivered to Beavechain on January 26, 2014. Also it was noted that the 3rd NH90-TTH (RN07, TBEA03) was undergoing test flights at Marignane by January 2014 (possible test registration F-ZWCW). It has also been reported that RN02 will make its first flight at Donauwörth somewhere in February, with delivery to the 40th Squadron in Koksijde around April/May 2014. RN01 is also expected to arrive in Belgium in that same timeframe.



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News about this Model in this Organisation:

200th NH90 goes to Belgium, 24-Jun-14 : NHI celebrated today the 200th NH90 helicopter delivery.

Belgium receives its first naval NH90, 01-Aug-13 : Donauwörth, Germany - Eurocopter today delivered the first NH90 NFH (NATO Frigate Helicopter) to the Belgium Armed Forces, providing an advanced, highly capable and fully-qualified rotary-wing aircraft for this nation’s multi-role mission requirements.

First Flight of the Belgian NH90 NFH, 08-Apr-13 : NHI is proud to announce the first flight of the first NH90 NFH Nato Frigate Helicopter ordered by the Belgian armed forces.

Delivery of the first Belgian NH90, 21-Dec-12 : NHI is proud to announce the delivery to the Belgian Defence Forces of the first NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopter.

First Flight of the Belgian NH90 TTH, 19-Sep-12 : NHI is proud to announce the first flight of the first NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopter ordered by the Belgian armed forces.

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Units with this Model in this Organisation:

YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2013/now40 escadrille héli Koksijde / Coxyde
2013/now18 sq MRH Beauvechain


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Construction Numbers of this Model in this Organisation: Help Us    

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    NH90 NFH 2013     RN01: NBEN01 Force Aerienne Belge; 30sep11 at Donauwoerth, Germany
f/f 05apr13 98+51, d/d Aug13
Jan14 at Eurocopter France for technicians and initial pilot+
    NH90 NFH     RN02: NBEN02 Force Aerienne Belge; 30sep11 at Donauwoerth, Germany
09may14 departure for delivery
09may14 delivery flight arrived Coxyde for 40 smaldeel
Eurocopter Germany 98+52: Eurocopter toward RN02
    NH90 NFH     RN03: NBEN03 Force Aerienne Belge; Dec13 noted at Eurocopter Donau+
    1257 NH90 TTH 2012     RN05: TBEA01 f/f Sep12, test serial F-ZWBE
BAF d/d Dec12
21jul13 pictured at Brussels for Belgium National Day
03oct13 at home base Beauvechain. c/n confirmed 1257
02oct13 d/d 1 Wing, 18 Sqn in beauvechain
    1296 NH90 TTH     RN06: TBEA02, test serial F-ZWCD
30jan14 landing in Beauvechain wing
    1297 NH90 TTH     RN07: TBEA03, test serial F-ZWCM
Apr14 undergoing flight testing in Marignane, France
    6 C/N found in this Organisation





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