TLP 2007-5Photographer: Frank Grealish
19th October 2007Location:
Florennes (EBFS), Belgium
Tactical Leadership Program 2007-5. TLP exercises are held regularly at Florennes Air Base in Belgium, 30 minutes drive south of Charleroi Airport. TLP is a NATO organised training exercise, the objective of which is "to increase the effectiveness of allied tactical air forces through the development of leadership skills, tactical flying capabilities, mission planning and tasking capabilities, and conceptual and doctrinal initiatives
". TLP 2007-5 was held from 1st to 26th Oct and IrishAirPics went along on Friday 19th to sample the flying. Among the highlights of the day was capturing a Luftwaffe F-4 Phantom making an emergency landing using it's arrestor hook.