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Erco Ercoupe 415CD (4834)

 

 
Date: late 60's

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: build in 1947, this Ercoupe was registered on December 8 1948 to a private owner (J. Cassart). After one more private owner (J. Gardnier) it went on August 17 1951 to the Royal Antwerp Aviation Club (R.A.A.C.), here seen in a livery without titles.

Date: 04/1979

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on November 9 1967 it moved to another private owner (R. Claes) and on August 20 1971 it migrated to Robert Rombouts, chief of the well known Rombouts Coffee in Belgium, here seen in an appropriate livery making advertisment for its coffee.

Date: 02/1980

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on February 26 1979 it was sold to another private owner (W. Felicitas) and its color scheme was adjusted, here seen such.

Date: 02/1981

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: here seen in an embarassing position after it landed short of rwy 29 at Antwerp airport, an accident that most probable happened in November or December 1980. Shortly afterwards, on April 2 1981, it was cancelled from the register to a private owner in Ireland as "EI-CIH" who restaurated it and this airframe soldiered on for years.

 

Belgian register