Aircraft Photo of PH-NHI | NHI H-3 Kolibrie | #8068
Registration / Serial:PH-NHI
Aircraft Original Type:NHI H-3 Kolibrie
Aircraft Generic Type:NHI H-3 Kolibrie
Aircraft Version:NHI H-3 Kolibrie
C/n (msn):3001
City / Airport:TexelMap
Airport Codes:ICAO: EHTX   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Luchtvaart- & Oorlogsmuseum Texel
Photo Date:23 October 2014
Photo by:Peter Vercruijsse
Photo ID: 8068
Photo Comment

PH-NHI first flight 29-May-1956 and registered Jul-1956, in 1964 to the Aeroplanorama museum at Schiphol and then PH-NHI cancelled Jan-1965 as permanently withdrawn from use. in Jul-1971 transferred to the Aviodome museum also at Schiphol, in 2003 to the Aviodrome museum at Lelystad, and later to the Luchtvaart- & Oorlogsmuseum Texel. After a small petrol engine had spun-up the rotor, the Kolibrie was powered by two ramjets at the rotortips. The total number produced was 11 and a number of them were exported to Israel and the United Kingdom. They were mainly used for agricultural spraying

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