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 Reims/Cessna F.172N (F172-01770)


Date: 02/1979

Location: ANR/EBAW

Photo: collection Skystef

Description: this factory fresh Cessna (build by Reims) was on December 6 1978 registered to Hessenatie-Neptunus, but after a merger with Sotramat Aviation later that month on December 18, it became Hessenatie-Sotramat Aviation and arrived at Antwerp airport ten days later after this merger. Here captured at its home base in its full livery without titles. On November 7 1983 it went to Belgian Flight Center and 11 days later to Publi-Fly, both based at Antwerp airport. On December 19 1983 it left for Grimbergen airfield being sold to Publi-Air on March 27 of the following year. It's name was temporary changed to Sofinair between December 1 1988 and May 29 1992. On November 10 2004 it went to the Belgian Flight School, initially based at Namur airport later Charleroi airport. They were declared bankrupt on August 29 2023 and migrated afterwards on December 5 of the same year to Devleminck Air Service based at St Ghislain airfield and is still current.


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