Photographed during its final year at Valkenburg. This wonderful Neptune was placed on display here as a gate guard in April 1981, but 25 years later, on 23 May 2006 following the unfortunate closure of Valkenburg air base, it was moved to De Kooy near Den Helder for continued preservation.
Nice overview of part of the static show of the Valkenburg Open Day 2005. Visible from front to rear: Beech 18 PH-KHV / G-29, B-25 Mitchell N320SQ / 232511, C-47 N47FK "Fifi Kate", Norway P-3N Orion 6603, Portugal P-3P Orion 14804, France ATL-2 Atlantique 24, Netherlands P-3C Orion 312, Germany Br1150 6103, USA P-3C Orion 160287/LL-30 and Netherlands P-3C Orion 301.
Ex N3104E, became D2-ECV in September 2002. Now owned by Bogaerds Cord BV, but still carries the SAL titles and logo. SAL was formed in 1992 as an air taxi and agricultural operator based in Luanda. They operated the following aircraft types: S2R Thrush, Cessna 172, 188, 208 & F406, Beech 200, Beech 350 and Short SC.7 Skyvan.