Aircraft Photo of 129 | Nord 2501F-3 Noratlas | France - Air Force |
Registration / Serial:129
Military Code:63-VL
Aircraft Original Type:Nord 2500 Noratlas
Aircraft Generic Type:Nord 2500/2501/2503/2508 Noratlas
Aircraft Version:Nord 2501F-3 Noratlas
Operator / Titles:France - Air Force
C/n (msn):129
City / Airport:Merville - CalonneMap
Airport Codes:ICAO: LFQT   IATA: HZB   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Institut Aéronautique Amaury de la Grange
Photo Date:14 March 2009
Photo by:Aad van der VoetContact
Photo ID: 172342
Photographer's Remark

This Noratlas was taken on charge on 23 Nov 1956 and struck off charge on 20 Aug 1987. The next day it was flown to Merville, on delivery to the Institut Aéronautique Amaury de la Grange for instructional use. It was still there by mid 2017. The remnants of one of the aircraft's previous codes, 63-VL (carried from 1 Dec 1978 until 2 Feb 1982 while serving with ET 1/63), are still vaguely visible on the tail boom.

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