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OO-JPN (2)


Fairchild-Swearingen SA.226 AT Merlin IVA (AT-038)


Date: 06/1986

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this "Merlin" of EAT was delivered in the basic colors of previous operator South African Air Force. Starting  from July 11 1985, it was 8 years operational for the Belgian carrier. The first year it only carried "Merlin" titles below the cockpit. It was the second time that this registration in Belgium was applied on a Merlin, the other OO-JPN was a different airframe which was cancelled in 1981.

Date: 27/09/1986

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: by the Summer of 1986 in the full color scheme of EAT with additional small "November" and "DHL" titles below cockpit window.

Date: 11/1986

Location: BSL/LFSB

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: seen without the "DHL" titles below the cockpit window, but with a Belgian flag just after the cockpit window, it was cancelled as "EC-509" to Spanish sister company Swiftair on October 13 1993.


Belgian register