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Reims/Cessna F.172M (F172-01484)


Date: 10/1979

Location: -/EDTT

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this factory fresh Cessna (build by Reims) was registered on December 20 1976 for B.S.D. Aeroclub F.B.A. established on October 15 1964 and based at Butzweilerhof Air Base (Germany), here seen such at its home base in a livery with its logo on the lower fuselage. In the summer of 1985 its base moved to Werl Air Base (Germany).

Date: 22/06/1989

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: seen with a small Sabena sticker on the tail. When in 1994 Werl closed its doors it went to Aachen-Merzbrück airfield (Germany). After the Belgian Army withdrew their activities in Germany in 1996, the company was renamed on July 10 1997 to the Aéroclub de la Force Terrestre / Aeroclub van de Landmacht based at Liège airport and continued operating for them. On August 25 2000 it migrated to Skydiving Promotion based at Elsenborn airfield. On July 2 2008 the next operator became Bluetail Flight School based at Charleroi airport but they were declared bankrupt on August 29 2023 with the airframe being temporary stored at Namur airport. On December 5 2023 it moved on to De Vleminck Air Service based at Namur airport and is such still current.


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