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Piper PA.23-160 Apache (23-1640)

 

 
Date: 1967

Location: GNK/EBZW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this second hand Piper Apache, build in 1960, came in the Belgian register on October 6 1964 for a private user (M. Van Den Broeck). Here seen at Zwartberg airfield in the colors of previous operator Aero Contractors Company of Nigeria with its logo still on the back of the fuselage.

Date: 1969

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: seen with updated livery when with the private user. In 1970 it went to Limburg Air Taxi which based its aircraft at Kiewit airfield.

Date: 70's

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: in 1972 it migrated to Sotramat Aviation, here seen at its home base in their full livery without titles.

Date: 06/1979

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: on December 18 1978 it merged with Hessenatie-Neptunus into Hessenatie-Sotramat Aviation, here seen such with updated livery but still without titles.

Date: 05/1980

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: noted with "HN" titles in the tail. The airframe was cancelled on August 11 1980 from the register moving a month later, on September 26, to the English one as "G-BICY" for Allen Technical Services Ltd and was still seen at Luton in the full outfit of the Belgian operator on March 28 1981.

 

Belgian register