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Gardan GY.80 Horizon 160 (28)


Date: 1973

Location: -/EBGB

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this second hand Socata was registered on May 14 1970 to Paul Pirlot de Corbion and based his aircraft at Grimbergen airfield. He was one of the founders of European Air Transport (EAT) which came into life on December 9 1971. His personal aircraft migrated three days later also to EAT, here seen such with tiny titles above the registration.

Date: 06/03/1976

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on September 20 1974 it went to New European Air Service (NEAS) which was the Piper dealer for Europe based at Brussels Airport with EAT being a so called Piper Flite Center in Europe. Later in 1974, on November 4, it migrated to C.E.B.L.O. (Centrum Ter Bevordering van Luchtvaart Opleiding) established on January 1 1971 and based at Antwerp airport, here seen such. On April 17 1980 it was sold to Gabco based at Ghent airfield migrating on March 26 1981 further to Flanair. Later that year, on August 10, it was cancelled from the register as two days earlier it already went to England as "G-BJAV" for private user Raymond Pickott.


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