Aircraft Photo of HB-TAC | Repülőgépgyár Levente II | Aero Union | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:HB-TAC
Aircraft Original Type:Repülőgépgyár Levente
Aircraft Generic Type:Repülőgépgyár Levente
Aircraft Version:Repülőgépgyár Levente II
Operator / Titles:Aero Union
C/n (msn):[ I.570 ]
Location
City / Airport:GrenchenMap
Country:Switzerland
Airport Codes:ICAO: LSZG   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:October 1948 to July 1949
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Photo ID: 141379
Photographer's Remark

First flown in 1940, the Levante was a Hungarian trainer, used as a liaison aircraft on the Eastern Front. This one, Hungarian serial believed to be I.570, was flown from Linz to Dübendorf in Switzerland on 12 April 1945 by its deserting Hungarian crew. It was given back to Hungary in 1947, but sold in Switzerland. After a mishap in July 1949 the 105-hp Hirth engine, seen here, was replaced by a Siemens radial. Used by the Lucerne aero club the Levante crashed during aerobatic training on 10 August 1952. Photo from: San Diego Air &S Space Museum

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