netherlands 302 Squadron

Koninklijke Luchtmacht


Royal Netherlands Air Force

1995 to present    






Helicopters

302 squadron rnlaf

302 Squadron
In May 1995, 302 Sq was assigned the Alouette III of 298 Sq and 300 Sq.
Since March 22, 2011, the 302nd Squadron has facilitated joint Air Assault training on Fort Hood Texas for Royal Netherlands Army Air Assault Infantry and Royal Netherlands Air Force helicopter crews to prepare for future combat deployments. Additionally, the 302nd Squadron conducts Mission Qualification Training (MQT) for RNLAF Apache and Chinook flight crews.

Only fully operational when used for helicopter exercises, otherwise staffed only by security personnel.



This squadron was a former fighter squadron. Till 1994 they fly with the F-16 from Eindhoven/Gilze-Rijen airbase. One year later returns the squadron as 302 Apache squadron. The first Apache in Holland belongs to 302 squadron. They wear stationeded at Gilze-Rijen airbase and Fort Hood Texas USA.


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News of 302 Squadron


Dutch Airmen Graduate Fort Hood Air Assault School, 21-Apr-15 : Airmen from 302nd Squadron, Royal Netherlands Air Force graduated from the US Army Fort Hood Army Air Assault School in Texas.

Dutch DHC Training in Fort Hood, 03-Feb-15 : The Dutch Joint Defence Helicopter Command (DHC) have held a significant footprint on Fort Hood Texas for some time now and look to further establish itself at the “Great Place.”



Locations


YearsLocationICAO/FAA
2011/    US Robert Gray Army Airfield - Fort HoodKGRK
1995/05Gilze-Rijen ABEHGR



Models

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YearsModels
2011/    AH-64D Apache
2011/    CH-47F Chinook
2000/05AH-64D Apache
1995/96SE3160 / SA316A Alouette III





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