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SOCATA MS.893A Rallye Commodore 180 (11453)

 

 
Date: 10/1980

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this second hand SOCATA was registered on September 19 1980 to Dan Aviation and arrived seven days later at its home base Antwerp airport, here seen such just after delivery in a livery inhereted from its previous French operator but without titles.

Date: 06/1982

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: seen with tail titles (see also upper right inset).

Date: 10/1987

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: seen with an advertisement of the Krediet Bank. On February 16 1988 it migrated to Antwerp Stampe Center whereby the tail logo disappeared. On April 16 1992 it moved on to Rallye Aviation based at Namur airport and later, on January 14 1994, it went to a private user (J. Rousseau) still based at Namur airport. On February 28 2013 J. Kaimé became the final private owner but the airframe was probable already withdrawn from use at Namur airport after its CofA did expire. It was sold for spares to Gill Aviation and cancelled from tthe register on May 26 2015.

 

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