Ed de Brujin, Board Member of EAC and airshow director of Texel Airshow, was awarded with the Knight in the Order of Oranje Nassau;
The Order of Orange-Nassau is a military and civil Dutch order of chivalry founded on 4 April 1892 by the Queen regent Emma of the Netherlands, acting on behalf of her under-age daughter Queen Wilhelmina
The Order is a chivalry order open to "everyone who has earned special merits for society". These are people who deserve appreciation and recognition from society for the special way in which they have carried out their activities.The order is comparable with the Order of the British Empire in the UK.
On the right side is Commodore Paul "Horse"Mulder, Director of Operations of the RNLAF. Further speeches from the President of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, former director of Martinair Holland, Mr. Martin Schroder and the Lord Mayor of Texel.