XTM exercise part cancelled

XTM exercise part cancelled

Due to COVID-19 measures in place one month prior to startex, the exercise part of the XTM21 has been cancelled. Nevertheless we are thrilled to keep most of our the social activities such as TGIF, formal dinner and Tiger Games XTM over the weekend.

2021 XTM X-Tiger ready to prowl the skies

2021 XTM X-Tiger ready to prowl the skies

On Friday the 16th of July at 10 am, the freshly painted FA-136 “X-Tiger” took the skies. A design created by Johan Wolfs and executed by the KeeBee paintshop and plotter section. An XT-ROAR-DINARY paint for an extraordinary event, our 2021 XTM X-Tiger is now ready to prowl the skies. 

XTM21 update – Activities & participants

XTM21 update – Activities & participants

We have an update on participants and more…

Baltic Air Policing 2020

Baltic Air Policing 2020

At the end of February 2020, under the leadership of the former CO of 31 SQN, LtKol Vl Vanophem ‘Sam’, BAP20-03 started the NATO mission Baltic Air Policing, stationed at Siauliai Airbase – Lithuania.
This mission lasts 8 months and is split into 4 periods, each time a completely new detachment deploys.

XTM Joint Jubilee 2021

XTM Joint Jubilee 2021

31SQN is proud to announce an XT-roar-dinary Tiger Event, called ‘XTM Joint Jubilee 2021’.

FA-116 Tigertail rollout

FA-116 Tigertail rollout

4th of April 2018, on a typical gloomy grey and dull Belgian afternoon, 31 Squadron presented its new livery.
The design of FA-116 was made by Peter Verheyen and Johan Wolfs from Arte International, who are slowly reaching the ’50’ mark with their total amount of painted Jets.

Tiger 31, cleared hot – Operation Desert Falcon

Tiger 31, cleared hot – Operation Desert Falcon

Since the beginning of November, 31 Tiger Squadron is deployed again in the Middle-East, in order to execute combat operations against Daesh in both Iraq and Syria. For the moment, we are not the only Tigers in the region, since we have our fellow Tigers of 11F and 02/030 stationed just 50 Km from our Belgian DOB (Deployment Operating Base).

Tiger does the Mach Loop

Tiger does the Mach Loop

The light wasn’t the greatest, but hey we managed to get there and do the Mach Loop with our Tiger. We came this far, and despite the lack of descent light, the photographers shot some astonishing pictures.

XO’s Tiger RC

XO’s Tiger RC

Since I started flying RC models a little less than two years ago, my goal was to have an RC F-16 model. So when a fellow RC enthusisast from my club pointed me towards a beautiful second hand Freewing model, he and I jumped in the car and went to the North of Holland to get this plane. It is a Freewing F-16C 90mm EDF […]

Tobi graduates Tactical Leadership Course

Tobi graduates Tactical Leadership Course

From the 2nd Nov until the 1st Dec one of our fellow Tigers, together with a colleague from Florennes, and a detachment of around 50 support personnel were participating to the flying course of NATO’s TLP, the Tactical leadership programme. They trained and learned how to prepare, conduct and lead complex missions together with aviators from Poland, France, Spain and Italy.