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Cessna 180B (50617)


Date: 15/07/1981

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this factory fresh Cessna was registered on November 10 1959 to Centre de Recherches Polaires and used on expeditions at the South Pole, the airftame itself was in between mission based at Brustem Air Base. On November 6 1969 its CofA did expire and was for a while laid up at Brasschaat airfield. It's registration was even cancelled on May 12 1977, still being laid up at the same location, but was restored the following year, namely on April 4 for B.S.D. Aeroclub F.B.A., established on October 15 1964 and based at Butzweilerhof Air Base (Germany). Here it's seen such when making a visit to Antwerp airport in a white livery with blue cheatline and a small logo in the tail of this club. On May 25 1983 it migrated to Wauters Air Service based at Namur airport in the same livery but without the tail logo. On July 16 1986 it moved on to Centre Ecole Régionale, Namur airport. After been in storage for years inside a hangar over there, it was on December 6 1994 cancelled to the States as "N3274G" for a private owner.


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