As in 2015 the organization is in the capable hands of the enthusiastic and professional volunteers of the Jan Hilgers memoral Airshow Foundation. A nonprofit organization. The team members have differing affiliations with aviation, history and experience of dynamic event organization. Wings of Freedom is only achievable by the individual and collective drive of these volunteers.

Steering Committee

We are proud to have a talented and enthusiastic steering committee whose belief in the Wings of Freedom organization and it’s social contribution. We thank them for their leadership, network and support.


Generaal-majoor Luchtmacht (b.d.) Drs. Pieter W.C.M. Cobelens
Voormalig directeur van de Militaire Inlichtingen- en Veiligheidsdienst (MIVD) op het Ministerie van Defensie.


Martin Schröder
Piloot en oprichter van de tweede Nederlandse luchtvaartmaatschappij, Martinair.


Cees van der Knaap
Voormalig Burgemeester van Ede en voormalig Staatssecretaris Ministerie van Defensie