Aircraft Photo of 54 | Nord 2501F-2 Noratlas | France - Air Force |
Registration / Serial:54
Military Code:363-WX
Aircraft Original Type:Nord 2500 Noratlas
Aircraft Generic Type:Nord 2500/2501/2503/2508 Noratlas
Aircraft Version:Nord 2501F-2 Noratlas
Operator / Titles:France - Air Force
C/n (msn):54
City / Area:Albert / Parc Aéronautique [ Off-Airport ]Map
Collection:Musée de l'Epopée et de l'Industrie Aéronautique
Photo Date:14 March 2009
Photo by:Aad van der VoetContact
Photo ID: 171923
Photographer's Remark

This Noratlas was taken on charge on 22 Dec 1954 and struck off charge on 4 May 1984. It went to the Musée de l'Aéronautique de Nancy in that same year, and from here on its history matches that of sistership N° 97 at the same museum. The museum and its collection sustained severe damage during a storm in Dec 1999 and was forced to close in 2000. Both N° 54 and N° 97 remained in the closed museum until at least Sep 2003, but by Aug 2004 the pair had moved to the Musée de l'Epopée et de l'Industrie Aéronautique in Albert.

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