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  • Base history starting in 1940.
  • Birth of 350 Squadron in 1941 within the RAF.
  • Birth of 349 Squadron in 1943 within the RAF.
  • Both squadrons join 135Wing in Fassberg.
  • Birth of 160 (Belgian) Wing within the 135Wing.
  • Return of both squadrons to Beauvechain with their Spitfire MK. XVI.

Read more: 1st Wing 1940 - 1946

 

 

  • History of the base from 1946 to 1949.
  • The 160th (Belgian) Wing becomes the 160th Fighter-Day Wing.
  • The 160th Fighter-Day Wing becomes the 1st Fighter-Day Wing.
  • Mosquitoes NF30 acquisition.
  • Establishment of the 10th Night Fighter Squadron. (Mosquito NF-30)
  • Establishment of the Auxiliary Squadron.
  • Establishment of the 4th Fighter-Day Squadron
  • 349th Squadron receives its first jet, followed by 350th and 4th Squadrons.

Read more: 1st Wing : 1946 - 1949

  • History of the base from 1950 to 1955
  • The 350th Squadron is converted on Meteor F.8
  • Establishment of the 11th Night Fighter Squadron (Meteor NF.11)
  • Creation of an aerobatics display team by the Capt Robert "Bobby" Bladt, CO of the 350th Sqn.
  • The first Meteor NF.11 is taken on charge by the 10th Squadron.
  • The Auxiliary Squadron is converted on Meteor F.4
  • Conversion of the 349th Squadron and 4th Squadron on Meteor F.8
  • The Base of Beauvechain becomes the "Base Lt Col Aviator Charles Roman"

 

 

Read more: 1st Wing : 1950 - 1955

 

 

 

  • L'histoire de la base de 1956 à 1959.
  • Le 10 Sqn passe sur Meteor NF11.
  • 349 & 350 passent sur Hunter F4.
  • Dissolution de l'Esc Auxiliaire, du 4 Sqn et du 10 Sqn.
  • 11 Sqn, puis 349 & 350 passent sur CF-100 "Canuck"
  • Le 1Wing de Chasse devient : "1Wing de Chasse Tout Temps"

 

Read more: 1Wing : 1956 - 1959

 

  • L'histoire de la base de 1960 à 1964.
  • Dissolution du 11 Sqn.
  • Production du premier F-104G européen par l'association Fairey-Sabca.
  • Conversion de la 350 puis de la 349 sur F-104G Starfighter.

 

Read more: 1Wing : 1960 - 1964

 
 
 
 
 

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