Chilean Air Force B737
at Airport Weeze.
On 16th of february
early in the morning an Extra 300 was flown from the Extra factories
in Dinslaken to Airport Weeze. The aircraft flew in formation with
Extra500 D-EKEW, wich acted as a shuttle plane for the pilot of the
The Extra300 that was
delivered from Dinslaken was an brand new Extra300/L for the Chilean
Air Force team "Halcones''. Escuadrilla de Alta Acrobacia Halcones
(Falcons High Aerobatics Squad) is the precision aerobatic
demonstration team of the Chilean Air Force.
Therefore a Chilean
transport aircraft was flown from Chile to Niederrhein on a very
could but clear Saturday with the best blue skies one can wish for.
Originally planned for 15.30 local the B737-330 arrived three hours
early at 12.20 from Sevilla, Spain.
After landing some
spare parts were loaded onto the airplane, and after that te
airplane was tucked in for the night. The following day the Extra300
was loaded onto the plane and the job was done. The 737 was
scheduled to depart on Monday. Alle in all an exciting visitor for
Airport Weeze, wich also attracted a lot of aircraft enthousiasts.