Gosselies

Jean-Pierre Lauwers Collection

 

This map of the early thirties clearly shows the situation of Gosselies airfield compared to Charleroi.

The airfield was the home of the civil flying-school ran by World War One Ace Fernand Jacquet.

 

Gosselies in the twenties

Daniel Brackx Collection

 

Gosselies airfield photographed in the mid twenties.

 

Gosselies Spring 1956

Daniel Brackx Collection

 

Gosselies seen in the early spring of 1956. The aircraft in the foreground is a Silver City

Bristol Superfreighter while in the back, Sabca personnel is seen preparing one of the

first Belgian Air Force Hawker Hunter F.4 fighters for a test flight.

 

 

 

 

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