Aircraft Photo of 51002 | Utva V-51 | Yugoslavia - Air Force | AirHistory.net #354220
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:51002
Aircraft Original Type:Utva UTVA-56
Aircraft Generic Type:Utva UTVA-56/60/66
Aircraft Version:Utva V-51
C/n (msn):Not known
Operator / Titles:Yugoslavia - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Belgrade - Nikola TeslaMap
Country:Serbia
Airport Codes:ICAO: LYBE   IATA: BEG   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Muzej Vazduhoplovstva Beograd
 
Photo Date:9 July 2019
Photo by:Peter Vercruijsse
Photo ID: 354220
Photo Comment

V-51 is the Yugoslav Air Force designation of the U-66. This is the second prototype, and as the first prototype flew 02-Dec-1966, this one will have followed shortly after that. As it still carries Yugoslav Air Force markings, it must have been phased out before 1992 when the Serbia-Montenegro Air Force was formed. It went to the Muzej Vazduhoplovstva Beograd where it is kept in the storage area. The tail and the fuselage behind it belong together. The V-51 behind it is 51145.

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